Ms. Offredi is an articling student and the newest member of the Bottos Law Group legal team. She graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in June 2019. Throughout her time at law school, Ms. Offredi volunteered with Student Legal Services’ Criminal Law Project, Pro Bono Students Canada, and with Law Show as a script writer.
Ashley Antonio is a Barrister with Bottos Law Group, specializing in criminal defense. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Antonio had worked for the Edmonton Drug Treatment Court, the Edmonton Community Legal Centre, The Edmonton Police Service, The Boyle McCauley Health Centre, and other agencies related to criminal justice, addictions, and mental health treatment, specializing in work with marginalized populations.
The Supreme Court of Canada today released the groundbreaking decision in R v Barton. Mr. Barton was represented by Dino Bottos and Bottos Law Group at trial and on appeal.
In an exclusive CBC report delving into the ongoing troubles with the bail system in Alberta, Bottos Law Group Associate William van Engen provided key commentary and opinion.
Writing in the Law Times on the recent Supreme Court of Canada hearing for R v Barton, Matthew Gourlay of Henein Hutchison LLP says the following: “Overturning the Court of Appeal and reinstating Barton’s acquittal would be politically unpopular. This will be a crucial test of the Supreme Court’s institutional integrity — one that we should all hope it does not fail to meet.”
On July 18, Austin Corbett appeared on CBC Radio’s Edmonton AM. He discussed the recent case of youth vandalism in the west end.
Bottos Law Group is pleased to report that the first-degree murder charges against Mr. Philip Vanderwell were stayed by the Crown Prosecutors office, as there was “no reasonable likelihood of conviction” as reported in the Edmonton Journal on July 30, 2018. Mr. Vanderwell was represented by Dino Bottos.
The Supreme Court of Canada today released their decision in R v Suter.