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We are a Team of in-house and contract Lawyers and Paralegals, who are all dedicated to working as a Team in the defence of driving charges in Ontario, Canada.

Our Team

Kevin R. Burrows B.A., LL.B., LL.M.

Kevin R. Burrows B.A., LL.B., LL.M.

Senior Managing Lawyer, Principal of the Burrows Professional Corporation and founder of “The Traffic Lawyers”® Team of Professional Trial Lawyers & Paralegals: Kevin R. Burrows, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., Barrister & Solicitor: Kevin has been an Ontario Lawyer for more than 22 years and is a graduate of Queen’s University Law School LL.B. ‘87 and Osgoode Hall LL.M. ‘99. He has worked both as a Criminal Defence Lawyer and as an Assistant Crown Attorney and has taught 4th year Honours Legal Studies at St. Jerome’s University/ University of Waterloo for the better part of the last decade. Mr. Burrows is also a Past President of the John Howard Society of Waterloo-Wellington, a non-profit organization dedicated to “effective, just and humane responses to crime and its causes.” In addition, he has held Executive positions in each of the manufacturing, retail, and service industries. Kevin began his career on Bay Street in 1987 but has practiced exclusively as a Criminal Trial Lawyer and Law Office Manager since 1991, and in the areas of Criminal & Quasi-Criminal Driving Offences exclusively since 1999.

Russell W. Browne B.A., LL.B., LL.M., C.M.H.L.

Russell W. Browne B.A., LL.B., LL.M., C.M.H.L.

Russell Browne is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics, 1980 and the University of Windsor Law School (LL.B.), Dean’s Honour Roll, 1985. He articled for Mr. Justice Frederick Forsyth of the Ontario Court of Justice and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1987; and also later to the Alberta Bar in 2006. Mr. Browne also earned his Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) from Osgoode Hall Law School, 2006. Russell represents clients in various levels of Courts across Canada, and before Administrative Boards including the Ontario Review Board, Ontario Parole Board and the Consent and Capacity Board. Russ is a former Regional Solicitor with the Regional Municipality of Halton; former Member of the Board of Directors of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario; past Supervisor of Criminal Duty Counsel Services for Legal Aid Ontario; and is the current Chair of the Municipal Elections Audit Committee for the Town of Oakville. He has written articles for various publications and has appeared on national television and radio as a legal commentator and recently appeared on The Source with Ezra Levant on Sun TV. Russ primarily practices in the area of Criminal & Quasi-Criminal Defence in Halton Region, Office in Oakville. He handles all levels of Criminal Driving Offences and serious Highway Traffic Act Offences, in both Burlington & Milton Courts.

Edmund Chan B.A., M.P.A., M.A., LL.B.

Edmund Chan B.A., M.P.A., M.A., LL.B.

Lawyer: T. Edmund Chan, B.A., M.P.A., M.A., LL.B., Barrister & Solicitor Edmund has been an Ontario Lawyer for nearly 20 years and is one of the most experienced Impaired Driving Defence Lawyers in the Province, having handled thousands of Impaired/Over 80 cases, and many other types of Criminal Charges. He is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, York University LL.B., ‘94, and also holds an M.P.A. from the University of Southern California and Criminal Justice degrees from both the State University of New York and the University of Washington. Edmund is fluent in both English and Cantonese. The focus of his practice, for the majority of his career, has been in relation to the defence of Criminal Driving Offences. Edmund handles Criminal charges Toronto, York and Durham Regions, with the majority of his cases being in Newmarket, Brampton, Toronto and Oshawa. Edmund handles only Criminal Driving offences in the following Regions: Durham, Toronto, and York.

Ian J. Collins LL.B

Ian J. Collins LL.B

Ian articled for the Attorney General of Ontario. He has appeared before Judges and Juries at all levels of trial courts in Ontario, defending cases across the full range of the Criminal Code of Canada (e.g. theft, break and enter, rape, robbery, manslaughter, attempted murder, and murder.) He has also defended the full range of drug charges including major narcotic importing cases and has conducted special criminal prosecutions on contract for the Department of Justice.

Jacob Stilman B.A., LL.B.

Jacob Stilman B.A., LL.B.

Lawyer: Jacob Stilman, B.A., LL.B., Barrister & Solicitor Jacob has practiced exclusively as a criminal defence lawyer since 1989 and is one of the most highly accomplished Trial & Appellate Lawyers on our Team of Independent Professionals. Jacob handles a full criminal defence practice but has extensive experience in handling complex Impaired Driving Offences, Charter Applications and other difficult criminal driving offences. He brings the highest possible level of professionalism & integrity to every client’s case and has acquired an enviable reputation within the legal profession as a highly effective advocate. He is widely respected by his colleagues and by the Courts and is sought after by clients throughout the GTA for his exemplary work and results.



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All referrals welcomed, pursuant to RPC 2.08(7).

Defence Lawyers

We also welcome inquiries from Lawyers in other jurisdictions that are interested in establishing cross-referrals in relation to driving offences.

Paralegal Opportunities

We continue to welcome inquiries from experienced Paralegals in other jurisdictions that are interested in establishing cross-referrals in relation to driving offences.

We are always interested in receiving inquiries from experienced defence Counsel who are interested in a position as a full-time Trial Lawyer with our Firm. We also welcome inquiries from experienced defence Lawyers with existing private practices who might be interested in joining our Firm by converting their office to an independent Associate practice.

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