Who We Are

We are criminal trial and appeal lawyers and we aggressively defend our clients on all types of criminal, regulatory, and quasi-criminal charges.  The lawyers at Greenwood Lam LLP have over twenty years of combined experience and have successfully litigated and resolved hundreds of cases at all levels of court in Ontario.

Why choose us to represent you?  Our clients choose us because we are experienced, effective and efficient.   We practice law differently by putting our clients at the centre of everything we do.  We litigate when necessary and negotiate where possible.  But we don’t cut corners and we don’t compromise results. 

We are there for you when you need us.  

Call us at 416.686.4612

 
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jessyca greenwood

Jessyca Greenwood is a strong courtroom advocate, having conducted hundreds of hearings and trials. Jessyca assists clients on a wide range of matters, from academic and professional misconduct to serious criminal offences. She has a focus on working with clients and families with mental health issues, addictions and special needs.

Jessyca completed her legal studies at the University of Windsor Law, and graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Wilfred Laurier University.

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Emily lam

Emily Lam is an accomplished litigator and problem solver, having worked on dozens of high profile cases including police corruption, white-collar crimes and homicide. She is a skilled negotiator, frequently persuading prosecutors to withdraw serious charges and resolve cases in her clients' favour without a trial.

Emily received her Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, where she was awarded the Ronald Robertson Q.C. Memorial Tax Prize.

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leah shafran

Leah has successfully defended clients before judges and juries across Ontario on a wide variety of criminal matters, including drug offences and crimes of violence. An associate at Greenwood Lam LLP, she regularly appears before tribunals and the Ontario and Superior Courts of Justice.


Leah graduated with law degrees in Canada and the U.S.A. from the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy.

What We Do

Criminal  Trials and Appeals

We have successfully defended clients facing charges of impaired driving, drug offenses, sexual assault, fraud and more. 
We also regularly provide legal advice and representation to witnesses, complainants and people who are under investigation by the police. 
 

REGULATORY TRIALS AND APPEALS

We assist in the investigation, and defense of all types of regulatory offenses related to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, License and Liquor Control Act, Environmental Protection Act, Fire Code, Highway Traffic Act, and more.
 

Mental Health Proceedings

 We can give you advice about issues involving power of attorney, Ontario Review Board hearings, and what to do when someone you know is dealing with a complex mental health issue or is in conflict with the law because of their mental health.

Discipline and Professional Misconduct

We represent professionals in allegations of misconduct or other violations of the regulatory standards associated with their profession. 
We strive to resolve cases without the need for a disciplinary hearing. 

Interested in working together? Contact us.

GREENWOOD LAM LLP

65 Queen Street West, Suite 1240
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2M5
t: 416.686.4612
f: 416.362.3612