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Criminal Defence Lawyer Edmonton, Alberta

If you or someone you know has been arrested and charged with a crime, you are undergoing one of the most stressful experiences of your life. Many people in such a position find that they have no idea what to do or where to turn. At times, you may feel as if no one is on your side.

It is important to understand that the Canadian criminal justice process is founded upon the fundamental principal of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Though the situation may appear overwhelming, you need not be afraid: you are not alone.


Y. Rory Ziv – Solicitor

Born and raised in South Africa, a country rife with injustice, Y. Rory Ziv obtained a psychology degree from the University of British Columbia and subsequently studied law at the University of Alberta. He boasts provincial and federal experience as a crown prosecutor and now exclusively practices criminal defence. In this capacity, Mr. Ziv is proud to work on behalf of those who might otherwise find themselves unable to combat the charges against them.


Sharline Legal-Assist

Sharline Lipkewich – Legal Assistant

Born and raised in Alberta, Sharline previously worked in hotel sales & catering. She has been working steadily with Rory Ziv since 2007 with the exception of a period in 2012 at which time she received training and hands on experience as a judicial clerk for the Provincial Court of Alberta. In addition to being the assistant to Mr. Ziv, Sharline is responsible for all aspects of office administration and accounting.