Eric Neubauer is a defence lawyer practicing in the areas of criminal and constitutional law. In addition to his mixed trial and appellate practice, he also defends persons facing regulatory and professional disciplinary prosecution.
Before joining the defence bar, he worked as a Prosecutor for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. As a former Federal Crown, he has a unique perspective on how the police and Crown offices operate, and uses this experience to ensure his clients receive thoughtful, creative and effective advocacy.
He has appeared at all levels of court in the province Ontario, winning cases before the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Appeal. He has defended clients involved in inter-provincial investigations, and is regularly sought by other counsel to provide legal opinions or assistance in drafting complex legal motions.
He is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Advocates’ Society, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association as well as the Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario, for whom he serves on a number of committees and has acted as intervening counsel before the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Eric has a strong commitment to legal education. He is actively involved in organizing educational events for the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, and is a sessional Instructor in both the Lawyer as Negotiator and Trial Advocacy Seminars at Osgoode Hall Law School.
He acts as pro bono counsel for the Summary Conviction Appeal Counsel program, and Duty Counsel for the Law Society of Ontario Tribunal. He has also appeared before the Senate Committee for Legal Affairs on behalf of the Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers.