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Addario Law Group hires new associate

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 @ 2:25 PM | By John Chunn

Addario Law Group welcomed associate Laura Metcalfe to its criminal defence practice.

According to the firm’s press release, Metcalfe spent the last five years practising criminal and regulatory defence with another Toronto criminal law firm.

She has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and British Columbia and has represented police officers at Police Services Act hearings. Metcalfe co-authors the biannual publications “A practical guide to the Charter: Section 10(b)” and “A practical guide to the Charter: Section 11(b)” with Alan Gold and Michael Lacy.

Metcalfe earned her law degree from the University of Ottawa, where she earned awards including the Regional Senior Justice Prize for highest standing in appellate advocacy and the Eric Bergsten Award for Winner of the Moot at the international round in Vienna at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. She also gained experience as a student intern for the judges at the Ottawa Ontario Court of Justice.