Joseph Neuberger
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Joseph Neuberger is a Toronto criminal lawyer and a founding partner of Neuberger Rose LLP, one of Canada’s leading criminal defence law firms.

A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in 1991, Joseph was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1993. He also obtained a Master of Laws, Osgoode Hall, Criminal Law Speciality - Thesis - "Administrative Searches, Tax Audits and the Charter."

Joseph is skilled in the areas of cross-examination and expert witnesses and is a frequent speaker at legal education conferences and workshops. He has extensive trial experience in the areas of sexual and domestic assault cases, homicide, fraud, drug-related offences and impaired driving.

An instructor, Criminal Section, Bar Admission Course at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Joseph has been successful at numerous jury trials and is known for his ability when addressing juries on serious criminal matters.

Joseph is also retained by government agencies on high-profile public inquiries and inquests, including acting as the lead counsel for the province of Ontario in the Cornwall Public Inquiry into historical allegations of sexual abuse in that community.

Active in the legal community, Joseph is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and is on the executive board of the Toronto Lawyers Association, currently serving as secretary.

The Editor-in-Chief of the Toronto Law Journal, Joseph is also the author of “Assessing Dangerousness: A Defence Guide to the Dangerous Offender Application Process.”

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Blog Entries by Joseph Neuberger

Marijuana Could Be the Government's Best Friend

(36) Comments | Posted February 16, 2012 | 9:49 AM

When the Liberal Party of Canada voted at their biennial convention to legalize and regulate marijuana, some joked that the 77 per cent who backed the non-binding resolution must have inhaled.

As a criminal lawyer who defends average people who face charges simply for seeking...

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Tough on Crime Bill Is Tough on Us All

(25) Comments | Posted August 1, 2011 | 11:17 AM

The last time Canada's crime rates were as low as Statistics Canada says they are now, The Sting and American Graffiti played at the movies; Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon ruled the airwaves and M*A*S*H was tops on TV.

Putting aside the fuzzy pop culture context,...

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