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about our criminal lawyers

At Scardicchio Law Office Professional Corporation, our team of criminal defence lawyers represent clients in Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, Toronto, Burlington and Oakville. When you have been charged with a criminal offence, you need an experienced criminal defence lawyer in Mississauga who will defend your case and protect your rights to the full extent of the law. At our criminal law firm, your case will be our priority because we know the effects and consequences that a criminal conviction can have on your life. Our team of criminal lawyers in Brampton will protect your rights and defend your criminal charge. Our law firm has an experienced team of criminal lawyers in Mississauga, Brampton, and Milton, who are available to discuss your case. Our criminal lawyers attend court on your behalf and we routinely appear in the Ontario Court of Justice. Our Mississauga and Brampton criminal lawyers in Mississauga and Brampton have a high rate of acquittals and we work relentlessly to achieve justice for our clients. Our criminal lawyers defend clients charged with all types of criminal charges, including but not limited to the following criminal charges:

Offences Against Persons

Domestic Assault, Simple Assault, Assault with a weapon, Assault causing bodily harm, Assaulting a peace officer, Aggravated Assault, Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault with a weapon, uttering death threats, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Torture, Assault causing bodily harm, Criminal Negligence, Child neglect, Kidnapping, Abduction, Trafficking in persons, Manslaughter, Murder, Homicide.

Weapons Offences

Unauthorized possession of a firearm, pointing a firearm, use of firearm in commission of offence, unsafe storage of firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, carrying a concealed weapon, weapons trafficking, Discharging a firearm, Possession of a firearm contrary to an order.

Drug Offences

Simple Possession, Possession for the purpose of trafficking, Marijuana, Hashish, Cocaine, Heroin, GHB, Ecstasy, “Magic mushrooms”, Ketamine, LSD, Crystal meth, Opium; grow-op charges. It is important to hire a criminal lawyer who has experience with search and seizure law in Canada.

Offences Against Property

Mischief Over $5000, Mischief Under $5000, Theft, Motor vehicle theft, Robbery, Extortion, Breaking and Entering, Forgery, Counterfeiting, Shoplifting, Fraud.

Driving Offences

Dangerous Driving, Flee Police, Failing to stop at scene of accident, Care and Control, Driving Over 80, Refuse breath sample, Impaired Driving, Driving Over 80 causing death, Drive Disqualified.

Youth Offences

Our criminal lawyers have a experience dealing with youth's charged with criminal offences under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The objectives of the Youth Criminal Justice Act is accountability, rehabilitation, reintergration. Contact us for your free consultation and speak to a lawyer today.

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Being charged with a criminal offence can be stressful and time consuming. It is important to hire the right criminal lawyer who understands the criminal justice system and will work to put your case at the forefront. Your first court appearance may be confusing. When you hire our office, our criminal lawyers provide full legal service on a block-fee basis. Our legal services will include attending all court appearances so that you will not have to attend; meetings and correspondence with the Crown Attorney to discuss the best possible resolution of your case; a Judicial Pre-Trial to present important and relevant issues before a Judge; and, a trial, if necessary. Prior to retaining our office, you will be provided with a free consultation to speak with a lawyer who will evaluate your case and discuss the options available to you. It is important to hire a criminal lawyer in the preliminary stages of your case in order to ensure all of your rights are protected.

Criminal Trial Lawyers

D. Lea Scardicchio, Managing Lawyer

Ms. Scardicchio is a criminal lawyer in Mississauga and Brampton. She has been called to the Ontario Bar. She is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada. Ms. Scardicchio has appeared and been successful in various levels of court in Ontario, including the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice. Ms. Scardicchio is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Peel Law Association, the Peel Criminal Lawyers' Association, the Criminal Lawyers' Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, the Toronto Lawyers' Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Hamilton Criminal Lawyers' Association and the Hamilton Law Association.

Efstathios Balopoulos, Litigation Lawyer

Mr. Balopoulos has been called to the Ontario Bar. He is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada. Mr. Balopoulos has appeared and been very successful in various levels of court including the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal of Ontario. Mr. Balopoulos is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Hamilton Law Association. Mr. Balopoulos has extensive trial experience and relentlessly pursues justice for all our criminal clients.

Lea Scardicchio
Stathi Balopoulus

some successful cases

R v. N. (2014) The client was charged with assault causing bodily harm after attending a night out with friends. Our criminal lawyers had several crown resolution discussions and were able to convince the Crown that they had no reasonable prospect of conviction. The client successfully received a withdrawal of his charge and was able to get back to his normal life.

R v. M.G. (2014) The client was charged with theft under $5000 and breach of fiduciary duty to his employer. After deciding to plead guilty, our criminal lawyers were able to convince the Judge that the client deserved an Absolute Discharge due to his immediate return of the property, upfront community service work, as well as remorse.

R v. H. (2014) The client was a young offender charged with robbery. After many negotiations with the Crown attorney, our criminal lawyers were able to successfully obtain Diversion and have his charge withdrawn.

R v. W.A. (2014) The client was charged with theft over $5000 after being involved as a purchaser for used car part equipment. The client faced jail and repayment of $50,000 of lost inventory. After having a Judicial pre-Trial and several resolution discussions with the Crown, our criminal lawyers were able to convince the Crown that there was not enough evidence to pursue the charges and there was no reasonable prospect of conviction. The client's charges were withdrawn.

R v. E.F. (2014) The client was charged with a domestic assault and uttering death threats arising from a verbal argument with his ex-wife. The client attended PARS Counselling and entered into a 12-month Peace Bond wherein his charges were withdrawn.

R v. K.A-D. (2014) The client was charged with simple assault against his employer, arising from an argument after being fired from his employment. The client performed upfront counselling and our criminal lawyers were able to negotiate a 6-month Peace Bond wherien his charge was withdrawn.

R v. G.T. (2014) The client was charged with possession of drugs after having 200g of marijuana in his possession. Our criminal lawyers were able to convince a Judge that the client's individual circumtances and health conditions were such that an Absolute Discharge and small fine was enough to satisfy the court's sentencing principles.


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151 City Centre Drive, Suite 201
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 1M7

Tel. (647)607-7529

2 County Court Blvd., 4th Floor
Brampton, Ontario L6W 3W8

Tel. (905)593-0499


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