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Hamilton Criminal Defence Lawyer

Experienced. Professional. Dedicated.

Smordin Law Criminal Lawyers is proudly based in Hamilton, the centre of Southern Ontario, steps away from the Hamilton Courthouse.  As a Hamilton Criminal Defence Lawyer for over a decade, experienced criminal defence attorney Sandee Smordin and her dedicated team of professional associate 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 entire criminal defence team is passionate about the defence of your Charter Rights before courts of Ontario.  Working together as team of experienced counsel we use the breadth of our collective knowledge and individual excellence to engage the Crown immediately following your arrest working tirelessly to get you the best results possible.

Whether you are under investigation or currently charged with a crime, you need to know your rights call a hamilton criminal lawyer.

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Upon arrest it is vital that you take immediate action to preserve your best criminal defense. If you are a person of interest to the police and under investigation you need to understand the jeopardy you could be facing and how to minimize the chances of bring charged with a crime. The criminal defense team at Smordin Law is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. The police will give you an opportunity to call us. It is your right. We provide free legal advice upon initial contact while you are under arrest and in police custody.


Smordin Law
Hamilton Criminal Defence Lawyer
41 King William St.
Second Floor, Suite 200
Hamilton, ON, L8R 1A2

Phone: 905.525.0005
Toll Free: 1844.525.0005
Fax: 905.525.5716
Email: admin@smordinlaw.com

Our Office on the 2nd floor of the Empire Times Building

Based in Hamilton, only steps away from the Hamilton Courthouse, and with over a decade of experience in criminal law, Sandee Smordin and her team of professional, and experienced lawyers fight hard to protect your rights, while getting you the best results. We work closely with Aboriginal Legal Services, the Canadian Mental Health Association, the John Howard Society for bail and diversion programs, probation and parole services, along with multiple rehabilitation facilities. Our experience and resources allow us to get you nothing short of the best services and results needed for your specific case.

If you are involved in a criminal case, you should reach out to Smordin Law as soon as possible. We handle everything from drug charges to sexual offenses and weapons charges. Enlisting the help one of our experienced lawyers upon arrest will ensure that your rights are protected right from the start. We are here to help the city of Hamilton in understanding their rights whether under investigation or charged with a crime. We pride ourselves on exceeding client expectations. As a client you will be involved in every step in your defense and see everything an experienced criminal lawyer can offer.

If you are a resident of Hamilton who is in need of Mental Health assistance, your liberty can be affected during your case. Here at Smordin Law, we work to represent clients whose autonomy is limited, and who have no other resources to help. We represent these clients during their hearing, and can speak on their behalf if it’s required. Our lawyers are here to ensure a fair hearing before the Consent and Capacity Board and the Ontario Review Board.

Gladue, or Indigenous Persons courts are specific to bail hearings, pleas, and sentencing for clients who self identify as Aboriginals. These courts have a focus on traditional values and procedures that primarily focus on healing and restorative justice. In Southern Ontario, Hamilton, Burlington, Milton, Simcoe, Cayuga, St. Catharines, Welland, Guelph, and Kitchener are some of the cities that do not have a Gladue Court. If you are an Aboriginal person who is involved in a criminal case, you can trust Smordin Law to give you the best defense using our resources from the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre (HRIC), Aboriginal Court support liaison and Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto.

Whether it is you, or your child, who is involved in a criminal case as a result of a youthful error, contacting Smordin Law should be the first thing you do. We know the latest developments in Youth Criminal Justice, and just how the results from one mistake can negatively impact the rest of a young person’s life. When you reach out to us, not only will we assist you child in court, we will visit your child in the youth detention facility they are being held in when you might not be available. If you need more information, please use email us at admin@smordinlaw.com or visit our contact page to reach one of our legal representatives. If you need to reach us in an emergency situation please call us at 1-844-525-0005.

Smordin Law Team

Sandee Smordin
Sandee Smordin BS.C LL.B

Director, Senior Counsel

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.

Tara Mimnagh

Associate Counsel

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.

Cassandra Alain

Licensed Paralegal