(Whitecourt, P.C.). This was an interesting trial with several Constitutional issues at play. CJJ was charged with failing to provide a breath sample into an Approved Screening Device (ASD). The case was very interesting because it appeared from reviewing disclosure that the investigating officer had reasonable and probable grounds to arrest her for a variety of other offences, thus triggering an immediate right to counsel. The irony in this case was that CJJ was very lucky that she was undercharged (very different from the usual over-charging in many jurisdictions). As a result, David Chow -- CJJ's Calgary impaired driving lawyer -- was able to advance a very credible defence that since she was owed her section 10(b) rights immediately upon detention for other offences that the officer believed occurred, her failure on the ASD should be excluded from evidence. After cross-examination at trial, the Crown -- acting as a true Minister of Justice -- invited the Court to acquit the accused. CJJ was found "not guilty". David Chow is a full service Calgary criminal lawyer who acts for clients throughout the Province of Alberta. If you need a proven Alberta defence lawyer, call 403.452.8018.
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David Chow is a full service Calgary criminal lawyer with almost two-decades of real litigation experience. In 1999, he appeared in Court as a law student to defend his first client. He won his first trial (an assault at a gas station) in 2000. That same year he went on to defend clients charged with a variety of offences, including impaired driving, possession of stolen property and crimes of violence (such as uttering threats and assault).
David is a former Crown Prosecutor and a seasoned Calgary defence lawyer. He has defended over a thousand cases, during which time he has successfully run hundreds of trials. He routinely secures verdicts of "not guilty" and other favourable outcomes for his clients. He has secured verdicts of "not guilty" for murder and other serious crimes, such as multi-kilo drug trafficking and impaired driving causing death.
Many Calgary criminal lawyers have websites boasting about their success. David is a proven defence lawyer. Don't trust a website or an advertisement; any lawyer can sell to you online. Be diligent and call (403) 452-8018 for a free telephone consultation.
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Managing any criminal charge can be challenging. If you have been charged with a criminal offence in Calgary, protect yourself by retaining a proven defence lawyer. Do your research and choose wisely. Any lawyer can advertise on a website; not every lawyer can perform in Court. David Chow has won hundreds of trials.
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David Chow is not a dabbler; he practices exclusively in the field of criminal defence. You won't find David working on a will, a contract or a divorce while at the same time researching a criminal case. David doesn't act as an agent doing Government prosecutions -- he doesn't generally practice in a variety of legal fields; his focus is singular: defending persons accused of crime. David does not have a "general practice", he has a focussed practiced where he specializes ONLY in the field of criminal law. He is a Calgary criminal law specialist who has run hundreds of trials throughout Alberta. He has argued at all levels of Court, including the Alberta Court of Appeal, Saskatchewan Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Most importantly, if David Chow doesn't think he has the time to properly handle your case, he won't accept your business. There are many criminal defence lawyers in Calgary and elsewhere gobbling-up loads of cases, to a level that there is no reasonable expectation they can properly defend the client. David Chow will not accept a file if he doesn't have the time to invest in a full and proper defence. The practical reality is, even the best Calgary criminal lawyer is not "the best" for you when he or she doesn't have enough hours in the day to look after your file. Even the best Calgary defence lawyers are not the best for you when they hand your case to a junior.
The saying "you get what you pay for" applies to criminal defence lawyers in Alberta. Make the right choice. Give David Chow a chance to earn your business. His commitment is that if he does time, energy or knowhow to handle your case well, he won't accept your business at all.
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