Orillia Criminal lawyers

Criminal Lawyers in Orillia, Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman

Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman is a full-service, boutique law firm that focuses on providing expert legal defense for individuals and businesses who are criminally charged in Orillia and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Possessing a great deal of resources to offset the powerful forces of the Crown, our criminal law firm passionately and tenaciously advocate on your behalf. We have effectively defended at every level of the court process, from the provincial courts in Ontario (i.e. Ontario Superior Court) and beyond in Canada, to the Supreme Court of Canada. We are not afraid to delve into your case and dig deeply to ensure that all details that will strengthen your case are highlighted and emphasized in a courtroom setting. Our Orillia law firm and Toronto criminal law firm has carved out a reputation for winning difficult criminal cases – criminal cases that are under the microscope and heavily scrutinized by the media and public.

As a boutique law firm, we have carved our reputation as being a top law firm that has unparalleled expertise, skill and insight in matters of criminal litigation. For over 30 years, we have prided ourselves on devoting our energies, resources and talent to ensure that you walk away from your trial with the best possible outcome. Our lawyers provide professional legal support at all stages of your criminal case because we know that the process does not start in the courtroom. Before a trial, we work especially hard to have charges dropped against you because we know that it will help save you anxiety, money and time. If we have exhausted all avenues in terms of pretrial negotiations to give you the best possible deal then we will utilize all constitutional and technical defenses that will strengthen your case in the courtroom.

Outside our responsibilities to provide you with professional and high-quality legal defense services, we believe that a personal relationship is an integral part of being a first-rate, qualified criminal lawyer. That is why at Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman, human care for our clients is deeply-embedded and entrenched into our law firm’s culture. This is because there is something unique that comes with a criminal charge, maybe unlike anything else in your life because it tries to take-away a precious gift from you: your freedom. We know that we are your strongest line of defense, and hold this trust to provide you with the best legal defense as a sacred and special responsibility.

If you are in Orillia, Toronto or beyond, and need legal defense that will bolster your chances to get you positive results, do not hesitate to call the criminal law firm of Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman. A criminal lawyer is on stand-by and available 24 hours a day. 7 days a week (24/7).

Our Testimonials

Dod Ndreu
Dod Ndreu
23:22 02 May 20
Edward is an excellent lawyer. He is very professional and hard working criminal lawyer. I hired him for my sons criminal matter as he was looking at numerous charges and some serious jail time. He worked very hard on my sons case and dropped all charges. My son was able to get away with no jail time, thanks to Edwards hard work.. Edward was a godsend to me and my family in the hardest time of my life, and I will never forget. Every thing he told me during the court sessions happened exactly as he had planned them. I would very highly recommend Edward, his work speaks for itself. If you want positive results this is the guy to hire.Thank you Edward for what you have done for me and my family.All the best,Dod
Christopher Seiler
Christopher Seiler
17:20 04 Apr 20
Sonya Shikhman was a total life saver. She took my case in her hands and never left me doubting that I had the best representation I ever could. Thank you for your professionalism, your commitment and accuracy.
Adriano Carpenter
Adriano Carpenter
02:05 04 Apr 20
Sonya is very professional, knowledgable and pleasant lawyer. She was always there when we needed her. She was patient, explained every step of the very unpleasant process and prepared us for every day of the trial. I have been recommending Sonya and her law firm ever since. Thank you, Sonya! Keep up Great Work!
Alex Chalmiev
Alex Chalmiev
11:28 12 Sep 19
The service that their law firm provides is top notch. I had the pleasure to work with Sonya Shikhman she is an incredible lawyer. Very sharp, straight to the point, and gets the job done. It’s very rear that you see the professionalism on that level.
Omar Kalair
Omar Kalair
00:01 15 Jul 19
Edward Prutschi is an excellent criminal lawyer. He took a complex financial crime case where I was facing a long term jail sentence and was able to present a case where the judge acquitted me on all charges. I dealt with two other lawyers who were on record for my file before Edward came on board. With Edward, I found he was always responsive and always willing to listen. He presented a complex case over 5 weeks and was quick on his feet for every twist and turn during the trial. He would be up late the night before witness examination exchanging emails due to new email evidence I was sending him. He would go out of his way to visit potential expert witnesses. He presented a united and coherent defense to the Judge which in the end resulted in my acquittal and the co-accused. With his leading media expertise and being a guest columnist in the Toronto Sun, he wrote an article in defense of my acquittal for those who were questioning the Judge’s decision.
tara
tara
06:41 07 Feb 19
This is by far the best legal representation in Toronto. Sonya Shikhman is tough and brilliant. I highly recommend this firm.
Richard D
Richard D
00:17 24 Apr 18
An excellent lawyer. Edward Prutschi is thorough, non-judgmental and effective. He returns calls quickly and handles everything with a personal touch that puts you immediately at ease. I would highly recommend him
Andreea Felinar
Andreea Felinar
17:01 20 Aug 15
Edward Prutschi is very professional and very helpful. Very patiently, Mr. Prutschi offered me so many detailed responses to my questions. If you need the best criminal lawyer, Mr. Prutschi is the best of the best! Thank you for your efforts, Mr. Prutschi!Cristina F.
Maria konyukhova
Maria konyukhova
15:03 07 Mar 14
Sonya Shikhman is my go-to resource for criminal referrals. She is brilliant in her knowledge and application of criminal legal principles and has a superior understanding of client needs and the most practical avenues to meeting them.
Steven Klein
Steven Klein
15:51 03 Sep 13
I recently referred a client to Ed for assistance. The feedback from the client was excellent. Thanks Ed!
Shannon Stein
Shannon Stein
14:16 11 Jun 13
Ed Prutschi has always been a highly ethical, hard working professional criminal lawyer who gets results for his clients at all times. Our agency, Just For Today Harm Reduction Services, has worked with Ed for nearly ten years and all of our clients feel, as we do, that they have been well served by an empathetic lawyer who places his clients first and foremost.
David Levy
David Levy
21:20 23 May 13
Ed Prutschi is an excellent criminal lawyer. His command of the law and his experience in the Courtroom make him a stellar advocate in any criminal matter. I refer clients to Ed without hesitation because I know they will receive the zealous advocacy they want.
Sharon Shore
Sharon Shore
18:16 15 Mar 13
Ed is an excellent criminal lawyer. He is very professional, extremely responsive and gets good results for my clients. I never hesitate in referring clients to him. Ed has an intimate understanding of how different areas of law intersect with and affect the criminal proceedings. Ed is also a great resource for other lawyers. He is constantly reporting on new case law, and is very knowledgable about cutting edge areas of law.
Lance Lehman
Lance Lehman
18:03 12 Feb 13
Ed’s knowledge of criminal law is first-rate. His analysis is quick and thorough. His integrity is second to none. I never think twice about whom to call when one of my clients has a criminal law issue and I have never been disappointed with the results.
Stuart Rudner
Stuart Rudner
00:03 12 Feb 13
I have known Ed Prutschi since we were in law school together. When I am asked for a great criminal lawyer, I think of Ed because he is well-known for his advocacy and effectiveness in representing his clients’ interests. Ed demonstrates his vast knowledge through his writing and social media efforts, and his record of success demonstrates that he understands what his clients need and the strategies necessary to achieve it. In addition to knowledge and strategy, Ed brings with him a personality that makes people comfortable at very difficult times in their lives. I have referred people to Ed in the past and have never had any complaints, which is important to me. When I refer someone to another lawyer, I never want to hear that the lawyer was unresponsive or did a poor job. Ed always makes me look good.
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