Aliki Yorgiadis

Aliki Yorgiadis
FIRM:
Hicks Adams LLP
POSITION:
Associate
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Criminal Law
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Aliki Yorgiadis, an associate with the Toronto firm Hicks Adams LLP, focuses on criminal law.

Ms. Yorgiadis graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in criminology in 2007, before earning her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa in 2010. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2011.

During her legal studies, Ms. Yorgiadis was president of the Criminal Law Students’ Association and worked with the Innocence Project.

She was selected by the University of Ottawa to compete in the Arnup Cup, an annual provincial criminal trial advocacy competition. After placing second in Ontario, she competed at the Sopinka Cup, the national trial advocacy competition finals.

After law school, Ms. Yorgiadis completed two internships as a judicial clerk at the Ontario Court of Justice.

She is fluent in Greek and is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association, the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Durham Region Law Association.

Aliki Yorgiadis Posts

Fingerprints taken as a youth – can they be used against me?

By Aliki Yorgiadis . The short is answer is yes. When can they be used against you? The long answer is to look at s. 119(2) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA). Read more

Court rules police breached time limit in accessing youth record

Several marijuana-related charges against an Ontario man have been dismissed after his counsel, Toronto criminal lawyer Aliki Yorgiadis , argued police accessed his fingerprints, taken as a youth, outside the legislated time limits of the Youth Criminal Justice Act ( YCJA ). Read more

Are exceptions to mandatory minimum sentences really a solution?

By Aliki Yorgiadis . The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down several mandatory minimum sentences in the past two years. With numerous sentences having been struck down, the Liberal government is re-assessing mandatory minimum sentences in general. In researching the issue, one proposal the government has received is to create exceptions. Read more

Yorgiadis, Cawkell named co-counsel in murder trial

Toronto criminal lawyers Aliki Yorgiadis and Corbin Cawkell have been named co-counsel in defence of a man charged with second-degree murder in the 2012 death of a Tim Hortons employee. Read more

Fatal attack was unintentional: defence

Smith, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the May 2010 death of Elham Dashti, the Hamilton Spectator reports. Read Hamilton Spectator He was represented by Toronto criminal defence lawyers Adams and Aliki Yorgiadis of Hicks Adams LLP. Read more

Drugs, alcohol played a role in attack, court hears

Drug and alcohol use played a role in Patrick Smith's fatal attack on Elham Dashti, Toronto criminal defence lawyer Colin Adams told a courtroom this week, the Hamilton Spectator reports. Read Hamilton Spectator Smith, 27, is charged with first-degree murder in the May 2010 killing, and has pleaded not guilty, the Spectator reports. He is represented by Toronto criminal defence lawyers Adams and Aliki Yorgiadis of Hicks Adams LLP. Read more

First-degree murder trial continues

A first-degree murder trial continues in a Hamilton courtroom this week, with a jury hearing witness testimony in the death of Elham Dashti, the Hamilton Spectator reports. Read Hamilton Spectator Read more