JOANNE GRIFFITHS, Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Joanne Griffiths is an associate with Hicks Adams LLP. She graduated with a Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria in 2015. While at UVic, Joanne worked for The Law Centre, a pro bono legal clinic that assisted clients who were denied Legal Aid. She gained experience running trials and assisting clients with a variety of legal issues. She also worked for Pro Bono Students Canada investigating police harassment and abuse against marginalized populations, and tutored criminal law to first-year law students. Joanne articled with Hicks Adams LLP and joined the firm as an associate after being called to the bar in June 2016. Prior to beginning her legal studies, Joanne graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Criminology and a Master’s of Arts in Criminology from the University of Toronto.