David Smith is a former Crown Attorney and experienced defence counsel. Prior to joining Hicks Adams LLP, David worked at a boutique criminal defence firm that focuses upon serious and complex criminal matters.
David has successfully argued cases at all levels of court in Ontario and has experience in murder cases, large scale “Guns & Gangs” projects, search warrant and wiretap matters and dangerous and long-term offender hearings.
A former journalist, covering the court beat inspired David to enrol in the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor. While at law school, David gained early courtroom experience representing clients at Community Legal Aid (CLA).