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About Smordin Law Criminal Defence Lawyers

Working throughout Southern Ontario, Smordin Law is a law firm specializing in criminal defence law. For over a decade, the criminal defence lawyers at Smordin Law have been successfully defending criminal law cases throughout Hamilton, Brantford, Guelph, Oakville, Kitchener, Milton, Cayuga, St. Catharines, Welland, Simcoe, and Brampton.

Our criminal defence lawyers advocate aggressively to protect your rights and secure the best possible results. We have built solid relationships with Aboriginal Legal Services, probation and parole services, the Canadian Mental Health Association, multiple rehabilitation facilities, and the John Howard Society (bail program and diversion program) in order to obtain the absolute best results specific to your case. The criminal defence lawyers at Smordin Law are dedicated to ensuring you get the help you need and the results you deserve.

Our Lawyers & Paralegals

Dedicated & Experienced Criminal Defence Representation

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Sandee Smordin

Experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer

Sandee has practiced Criminal Defence Law in Hamilton since 2003 as both a criminal defence lawyer and as a drug prosecutor for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. In 2010, she founded Smordin Law a firm that specializes in criminal defence law, mental health law, highway traffic and provincial offenses. Sandee regularly before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for jury trials and before the Ontario Court of Justice.

Sandee was born in Saskatchewan and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She received her B.Sc. (honours) in Biology and Genetics at the University of Winnipeg and her LL.B from the University of Saskatchewan.

In line with her competitive spirit she competes regularly in off road trail racing for recreation and charity. She has traveled all over southern Ontario and as far as Quebec to compete.

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Tara Mimnagh

Tara joined Smordin Law in 2011 after her call to the Ontario Bar. Prior to this she articled at a large, full service Hamilton firm. She has appeared before the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, the Consent and Capacity Board, the Ontario Review Board and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Born in London, Ontario and raised in Hamilton, Tara attended the University of Western Ontario where she obtained her B.A (hons.), M.A. and J.D. She also completed Doctoral studies at McGill University.

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Cassandra Allain

Born and raised in Oakville, Ontario, Cassandra graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas. Cassandra completed the Paralegal program from triOS College in Hamilton, Ontario in October 2014. Not only did she graduate with Honours from the program, she was asked to be the valedictorian for her class. She completed part of her placement at Smordin Law after which she was hired on as part of the team. She is a fully licensed Paralegal with the Law Society of Upper Canada.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling and reading.