Franklin Lyons is the founding partner at Franklin Lyons Criminal Defence.
Franklin provides a skillful and vigorous defence no matter the charge or the nature of the offence. The best representation and quality of service are the most important to Franklin. Franklin looks forward to working with you to ensure that your rights are protected, and that justice is served.
Franklin was called to the bar in 2008. He articled at the Crown’s Office and worked as an Assistant Crown Attorney in Kenora.
After working as an Assistant Crown Attorney in Kenora, he started his own firm, Franklin Lyons Criminal Defence, and completed his master’s in law part-time at Osgoode Hall Law School. He focused his studies primarily in criminal and constitutional law.
He then went on to work at a top criminal law firm in downtown Toronto for several years where he successfully defended individuals from all walks of life in the Ontario Court of Justice and Ontario Superior Court of Justice. He has completed over 200 trials. As an experienced criminal defence lawyer, he has successfully defended clients facing an array of charges including sexual assault, drug offences, driving offences, fraud, robberies, assault, firearms, and much more.
As a former Assistant Crown Attorney, Franklin is familiar with the policies and procedures the Crown will use and knows how to defend against them. He knows how to anticipate the Crown’s strategy, which has successfully led to many acquittals.
Elijah “Eli” White earned his Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto with a major in Psychology. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Queen’s Faculty of Law in 2021.
During law school, Eli was Vice President of the Criminal Law club, as well as the Managing Editor of Submissions for the Queen’s Law Journal. Eli was also a caseworker and group leader at Queen’s Legal Aid – a legal aid clinic that provides pro bono legal services to individuals in the Kingston/Frontenac/Lennox & Addington region of Eastern Ontario. At QLA, Eli worked with clients on issues regarding income security, access to housing and issues with landlords, and criminal cases.
Eli has always been incredibly passionate about litigation. Eli is a fierce advocate and prioritizes clients. He entered the field of criminal law because of his love of people and will work to communicate your needs.
Eli can be reached at 416-519-6670 or email@example.com
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