Oshawa Criminal Lawyers

Criminal Lawyers in Oshawa, Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman

BPS is a top criminal law firm located in Toronto that serves individuals and corporations in Oshawa, Ontario and beyond.  At Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman (BPS), we masterfully bring together all of our resources to bolster your chances to gain best-case results in your criminal case: we leverage our network of influence and innovative courtroom tactics to resolve your case in the best manner possible. The Crown will utilize all of their means – including police officers, expert witnesses and high-powered prosecutors – to see that you look like the guilty party. We will counteract their coordinate and well-planned attempts to convict you with skillful legal representation and defense of your rights. The criminal lawyers at Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman do not take your criminal charges lightly, and will fight nail and tooth to give you positive results. Your future is at stake, and we will not overlook any detail that will bring your trial to a successful completion.

The Oshawa criminal lawyers at Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman are driven by our passionate advocacy, top-tier professionalism and our attention to our clients’ case. Unlike many modern law firms who tackle and claim expertise in a wide array of different and unrelated legal fields, BSB is a well-reputed and distinguished boutique law firm that specializes solely in matters of criminal litigation. Our specific focus on the field of criminal law puts us, and our clients, at a great advantage in criminal cases because we are well-acquainted and up-to-date on the latest legal shifts and the Criminal Code. For over 30 years, Oshawa criminal lawyers at Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman have gained a wealth of experience in all areas of criminal law, from misdemeanor criminal offenses to serious criminal offenses like homicide.

Beyond the first-rate legal defense services we will provide for those in the Oshawa area and beyond, we know that being criminally charged has affected your life in a negative manner. That is why a central part of our services involve human care as we emphasize empathy, compassion and clear communication in the handling of all our cases. We will protect you in all the ways we can, and ensure that you do not feel overwhelmed by all that is happening.

When we are not providing legal representation at the forefront of some of Canada’s most captivating and well-known criminal trials, we are counted on by nationally syndicated media conglomerates, such as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), to provide insight, analyze and explain complicated criminal cases.

If you, or anyone you know, have been criminally charged in Oshawa, Ontario or in Canada, and you need a criminal defense lawyer that will get you best-case results, then the criminal lawyers at Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman will be able to assist. Do not risk your future as our criminal lawyers in Oshawa and beyond are on standby 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.
taravid7
taravid7
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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