Ouellette Hoare Claxton
Calgary’s Premier Criminal Law Firm
Andre, Peter, Sadaf & Mike are adept at challenging police search and seizure procedures. They have defended charges ranging from simple possession of a controlled substance & possession for the purpose of trafficking to police seizures of multiple Kg cocaine, marijuana/ cannabis, fentanyl, mushrooms or any category of drug listed in The Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Has the Crown charged you with Assault, Aggravated Assault or Domestic Assault in Calgary? Calgary Lawyers Sadaf Raja, Andre Ouellette, Peter Hoare & Mike C. Gilchrist have extensive experience in defending assault cases. Often, if the case cannot be dropped, they can refer clients to counselling (e.g. if alcohol was a factor) or Alternative Measures to mitigate the sentence.
Top Calgary Criminal Defence Lawyers Andre Ouellette, Peter Hoare, Mike C. Gilchrist & Sadaf Raja have helped thousands of people beat impaired driving charges and avoid having fail a criminal record check as a result. If you have been arrested for impaired driving in Alberta, even as a first offence, call Ouellette Hoare Claxton. They understand the consequences an impaired driving conviction can have on your life.
Andre, Peter, Sadaf & Mike have the experience and compassion you require to minimize the stress in your life and ensure that the legal system does not treat you unfairly. If you are charged with a sexual offense, only the top lawyers will suffice- Call Ouellette Hoare Claxton.
We are Calgary trial lawyers with 75 years of experience ready to stand for you in court and challenge the evidence of the police and complainants.
You can trust us to get results.
Andre Ouellette has been a criminal defence lawyer for over 35 years, with a particular focus on drug cases. Because these cases often involve entry into private premises, searches, and seizures of property, he has become expert in Charter of Rights litigation and in challenging unlawful and illegal searches by police.
Peter Hoare was called to the Bar of Alberta in 1996, and has gone on to represent clients across Western Canada and the Northern Territories. From day one of his legal career, he has been passionately committed to fighting for his clients’ rights; his unwavering dedication to his clients and his field has earned him the respect of the legal community and the courts.
Mike C. Gilchrist is a criminal defence lawyer who understands that your reputation, family, employment, travel opportunities, and most importantly your freedom are at stake. Choosing the right criminal defence lawyer is one of the most critical decisions you will make. Being charged with a criminal offence does not mean you are guilty, or that you will be found guilty. If you want a lawyer that is responsive to your needs as a client and puts your interests first, Mike is the right choice for you.
Ms. Raja received her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa in 2014. After working with two prominent law firms in Calgary, Ms. Raja started her private practice in 2019.
Using her litigation abilities, Ms. Raja assists her clients receive the best possible results in all litigations matters.
“I am so thankful for the team at Ouellette Hoare Claxton. Their firm helped us get through some of the hardest times of our lives. They really care about their clients.”