Daniel Paul Sommers

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:
daniel@fleetstreetlaw.com

 

Law Practice

Daniel Paul Sommers is a criminal defence lawyer.

His passion for the criminal law is evidenced by his agile and asymmetric approach to protecting the rights of his clients and finding approaches that result in positive outcomes for all concerned. Adopting an interests based approach to negotiations with the Crown, Daniel is able to avoid adversarial discourse which ultimately harms a client’s interests.

Daniel also does prosecutorial work for the Crown on occasion. This experience on both sides of the courtroom gives Daniel a special insight into how to best approach his cases when defending his clients from criminal charges.

When not practising criminal law Daniel is an avid student of military history, and enjoys running, the opera, the ballet, and equitation.

Professional Associations

Daniel is a Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.

Education

Juris Doctor, St. Thomas University School of Law
Post-Graduate Certificate, Intercultural Human Rights, St. Thomas University School of Law
Bachelor of Arts, History and Political Science (Hons.), University of Toronto
Certificate, Alternate Dispute Resolution, University of Windsor Faculty of Law

Publications

On the Importance of Legal Officers, Canadian Bar Association Military Law Section Newsletter
A Separate Society: An Overview of American Jurisprudence & the Military Justice System, Canadian Bar Association Military Law Section Newsletter

Bar Admission

Ontario


Fleet Street Law Fleet Street Law is an incubator for lawyers, with an advisory group of distinguished practitioners who provide strategic support mentoring. Fleet Street Law has access to practitioners in areas of civil litigation, criminal law, immigration, corporate law, wills and estates, and real estate.