Lawyer Spotlight! Darcy Shurtz

Darcy Shurtz was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2016. He was born and raised in the Lethbridge area and attended Athabasca University before obtaining a law degree in Western Michigan. Darcy was awarded a Juris Doctor (magna cum laude) from Western Michigan University in 2014. Darcy completed his articles with Connolly & Associates where he has subsequently been practicing as an associate lawyer. Darcy practices in all aspects of criminal defence and works vigorously to defend the rights of his clients. Darcy appears regularly in criminal court in Lethbridge, Taber, Fort Macleod, and Cardston. Impaired driving, assault, property offenses, and drug-related offenses are some of the areas Darcy has significant experience and expertise. Darcy Shurtz Criminal Defense Lawyer in Lethbridge, AB Contact Darcy direct at: [email protected]  ...
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Lawyer Spotlight! Vincent Guinan

Vincent Guinan Since joining Connolly and Associates as a Student-at-law, Vincent has worked tirelessly to establish his professional reputation by acting as an aggressive advocate for his clients. During his 8 years of experience as a criminal defense lawyer, Vincent has sharpened his skills as a trial lawyer, and has secured not-guilty verdicts and lenient sentences for countless clients, many of whom who were facing serious and complex criminal charges. Vincent Guinan Criminal Defense Lawyer in Lethbridge, AB Vincent has successfully defended clients against charges including second-degree murder, sexual assault, break and enter, assault, drug trafficking and possession, and many more. Vincent has also diversified his legal practice by representing clients in quasi-criminal regulatory proceedings arising from legislation such as the Firearms Act, the Species at Risk Act, the Fisheries Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the Customs Act. Vincent’s practice revolves around his ability to effectively assist clients with all manner of charges, and to provide compassionate, client-focused service throughout the...
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Lawyer Spotlight! Claudia Connolly

Lawyer Spotlight! Claudia Connolly Claudia is the sole owner of Connolly and Associates Criminal Defense. Claudia has established herself as a highly-respected and recognized name in Southern Alberta’s legal community through her 27 years of experience practicing criminal defense in Lethbridge, and the surrounding communities. Claudia Connolly Criminal Defense Lawyer in Lethbridge, AB Over the course of her 27 years in practice, Claudia has represented clients in complex matters in all areas of the criminal law, and uses this wealth of experience to benefit her clients as well as other members of her firm. Presently, Claudia’s practice is largely resolution focused, which means working tirelessly to ensure her clients receive the best possible sentences. Claudia can be seen advocating for her clients in criminal court on a daily basis. Claudia is committed to providing the highest level of legal assistance to some of the most marginalized groups in our society, and her dedication to this cause was recognized when she received the Legal Aid Alberta...
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Hire a Criminal Defence Lawyer in Lethbridge, Cardston, Pincher Creek, Fort Macleod, Taber, and Brooks Do you have a question for our Lawyers? Are you interested in learning more about our legal services? Fill out the e-form with as much information as possible. One of our staff members will respond within 24 hours with your answer. You can also call our office during office hours to speak to us about your case. Thank you and we look forward to meeting you. Fill out form here...
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Did you know?

Did you know? Driving while unauthorized (Section 94 (2), has an additional 6 month suspension to your license and can have a fine upwards of $2000.00 dollars Do you have questions about a ticket or other traffic fines that you would like to discuss with our Traffic Court Agent? Did you know that you can speak with Michael Byce, our Traffic Court Agent, directly, in-person EVERY Tuesday around 8:45am? Pop by the courthouse as Michael will be ready to answer any of your traffic related questions! Want to speak with Michael over the phone? Give him a call at 403-329-8188...
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The LARGEST Criminal Defence Law Firm in Lethbridge, Alberta

The Largest Criminal Defense Law Firm in Lethbridge Connolly & Associates offers a full range of criminal defence services to both private and legal aid clients throughout Lethbridge, Cardston, Taber, Brooks, Medicine Hat, Fort Macleod, and Pincher Creek. Our team of lawyers and traffic agents ensures that our clients receive a full legal defense to a wide range of criminal and quasi-criminal matters. With over 30 years of combined defense experience, Claudia R. Connolly, Vincent Guinan, Darcy Shurtz, Jeremy DeBow, Daniel Gryba (Student-at-Law), Heather McCuaig (Family Lawyer) and Michael Byce (Traffic Court Agent) are here to help you. Need council? Give us a call, we are ready to answer your questions! Connolly and Associates Criminal Defence Lawyers in Lethbridge, Alberta! 403-329-8188 ...
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