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some Cases handled by calgary criminal lawyer, David Chow

Cases presented here are only some of the cases handled by David Chow. All cases use lettering to protect the identity of the client for solicitor-client privilege purposes. The case lettering does not necessarily reflect the client's actual initials.  David has successfully defended many clients not represented here.


R. v. A.R.

Posted in Impaired Driving and

March 14, 2013

(Calgary, P.C.). Client charged with operating a motor vehicle with blood-alcohol exceeding the legal limit. After a lengthy trial and argument as to whether "as soon as practicable" issues were Charter issues or statutory preconditions the accused was acquitted.  The Defence argued that a Charter argument was not necessary and that the Crown lost the benefits of the presumptions within the Criminal Code due to unexplained delay in the acquisition of breath samples.  AR's case is a situation where the accused was able to benefit from the loss of statutory presumptions due to frailties in the police investigation. David Chow has been an impaired driving lawyer in Calgary since he started with the Crown Prosecutor's office in 2002 and began a full time practicing criminal defence lawyer in 2005. David defended his first impaired driving case in Calgary in 1999 as a first year law student.  David ran several impaired driving trials in 2000 while with Student Legal Assistance (SLA) and since then has run hundreds of impaired driving trials, to become a truly proven Calgary impaired driving lawyer.  If you need a DUI lawyer in Calgary or anywhere in Alberta call 403.452.8018.  David Chow is an Alberta DUI lawyer of choice.


This entry was posted in Impaired Driving and posted on March 14, 2013


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