Michel Fontaine, Criminal Defence Lawyer
Michel Fontaine believes that a successful criminal lawyer is one who is well prepared and willing to advance arguments before the courts tactfully, eloquently and forcefully.
Michel has represented many individuals charged with serious criminal offences, including impaired driving, drug offences and violent crimes through his law firm, Michel Fontaine, Criminal Lawyer.
Over 30 Years Of Criminal Defence Experience
Michel was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from University of Calgary Law School with a Law Degree (LL.B).
He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1991 and has practised almost exclusively in the area of criminal law. He is currently a very active member of the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association in Edmonton, Alberta.
With over 30 years of experience and a solid reputation, Michel is well prepared to represent you to the fullest degree, regardless of your charges. He has appeared in courts throughout Alberta, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
Clients Are Michel’s Number One Priority
Michel believes that a well-educated client is important. Michel takes a great deal of time during the initial stages of the case to inform his clients on what to expect.
His experience in the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, combined with the ethical standards he follows defending his clients allow you to have the confidence of being properly and effectively represented.