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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. M.K.

Posted in Impaired Driving, Criminal Driving Offences and

February 1, 2014

(Lethbridge, P.C.). The client was charged with serious impaired driving and dangerous driving offences.  The case involved a major motor vehicle accident.  David negotiated the withdrawal of the impaired driving allegations, entered a guilty plea to dangerous driving and successfully argued for a conditional discharge. The client completed the terms of his discharge and does not have a criminal record. This case demonstrates that sometimes it is best to avoid a risky trial.  Defending a criminal case always involves a balancing of competing interests.  In many cases, the interest for the accused is finding a path that will not result in a criminal record, or at the very least, a permanent one. For MK the conditional discharge was a very favourable outcome in the circumstances of the case. The reality is, had the trial proceeded, MK was at risk of being convicted of impaired driving and dangerous driving -- which would have resulted in a criminal record and potentially much higher sanctions. If you have been charged with a DUI in Lethbridge call an experienced Lethbridge impaired driving lawyer. David Chow is a Lethbridge DUI lawyer with proven results. Call for a free DUI consultation.


This entry was posted in Impaired Driving, Criminal Driving Offences and posted on February 1, 2014


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