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Yonatan Eshetu

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Yonatan completed his undergraduate degree at Brock University where he achieved his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology and Sociology and Minor in Philosophy. While at Brock University, he focused his studies on forensic psychology, and completed his undergraduate thesis in victim selection. Yonatan attended Osgoode Hall Law School where he obtained his Juris Doctorate (JD). As a law student, Yonatan was a Criminal Law Division Leader at Osgoode’s legal clinic called Community and Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP). At CLASP, he provided legal services to low-income individuals charged with criminal offences (e.g., assault, uttering threats, theft) and gained invaluable experience conducting trials and sentencing hearings. 

Yonatan is one of the trial lawyers in our firm. He has experience dealing with various serious offences, including attempted murder, guns, drug trafficking, gangs/criminal organization, human trafficking, sex assaults, aggravated assault and other serious offences. Yonatan handles complex cases, including Project Cases and cases involving wiretap and search warrants. Yonatan has experience in youth and mental health courts and has conducted hearings in both the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice.

Yonatan will look at all aspects of your case and bring all applications to ensure you receive the best possible defence and outcome. Yonatan has successfully argued applications alleging breaches to his client’s Charter rights, including unlawful search and seizure and excessive force. Yonatan has also successfully challenged search warrants and voluntariness of an accused’s statement. Yonatan does not shy away from any case and will fight for you to the very end. Give Yonatan a call, we guarantee you will not be disappointed.


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