Erec Rolfe is a Toronto criminal defence lawyer who defends clients facing charges throughout the GTA (including Oshawa and the Durham Region, Hamilton and Newmarket), Barrie, Peterborough, Lindsay, Kitchener and Niagara. He consistently and successfully defends a multitude of serious offences, including criminal negligence, armed robbery, firearms offences, aggravated assault, weapons charges, narcotics offences, sexual assault, domestic assault and impaired driving. Mr. Rolfe has conducted trials and appeals on a wide variety of criminal charges at the Ontario Superior Court, Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Ontario Court of Justice.
Every person charged with an offence is presumed innocent and has the right to make a full answer and defence to his or her charges. A criminal conviction can have a devastating effect on one's life and family. Mr. Rolfe cares about - and fights hard for - his clients.
Mr. Rolfe graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 2007. There, he won the Hanson Prize for having the highest standing in Constitutional Law. He also won the prizes for highest standing in International Law, Conflicts of Laws and Property Law and graduated on the Dean's List. Prior to law school, Mr. Rolfe completed his Bachelor of Science in mathematics, where he graduated on the Dean's List and the President's List.
Before practicing criminal law, Erec Rolfe practiced in commercial litigation at a major Toronto law firm. There, he represented clients at all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal, the Divisional Court and Superior Court. He also completed a portion of his articling year with Eddie Greenspan, Q.C., where he played a pivotal role in overturning the conviction of an accused who had not received a fair trial. You can contact him directly at 647-990-3732