Greg Dunn

Greg Dunn
Dunn & Associates Criminal Defence Lawyers
Criminal Law

Greg Dunn, founder and principal of the Alberta-based firm Dunn & Associates, focuses on criminal law.

Mr. Dunn graduated with both a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta and was called to the Bar of Alberta in 1999.

With a background practising insolvency litigation, Mr. Dunn now focuses exclusively on criminal law. He handles matters such as impaired driving, drug offences, assault, fraud, theft, manslaughter, and murder.

He has defended individuals at every level of court in Alberta, as well as the Provincial Court of British Columbia, the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territorial Court, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

In addition, Mr. Dunn instructs for the RCMP in the search warrant course for the Calgary Police Service, lectures at the University of Calgary’s faculty of law, and is a contributor to CTV’s Prime Time Crime Panel.

Greg Dunn Posts

Liberals misleading public with 'assault-style' firearms

The latest gun control statements from the federal minister investigating ways to curb organized crime are nothing more than “political rhetoric designed to install fear in urban Canadians,” says Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn. Read more

Gun debate typifies historic tension between freedom, safety

Handgun bans infringe on the civil liberties of law-abiding citizens while doing nothing to prevent violent, predatory crime, says Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn. Read more

Abandoning justice triage system not advisable: Dunn

It would be a mistake to scrap the triage policy that directs Alberta prosecutors to abandon lesser criminal cases in favour of more serious files, Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn tells Read more

Animal cruelty cases handled by two forces in Alberta

Enforcement officers have more latitude in Alberta when it comes to dealing with animal cruelty cases, Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn tells . Read more

Access to breathalyzer logs critical to the defence: Dunn

A recent Supreme Court judgment that places limits on when the accused can have access to breathalyzer maintenance logs is disappointing, Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn tells Read more

SCC to examine Charter protection in firearms, drug case

A dissenting Ontario Court of Appeal judge may have broken new ground in defining the privacy rights of citizens outside their homes, says Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn . Read more

Appeal court ruling on plea arrangements a ‘game changer:' Dunn

The Alberta Court of Appeal has endorsed a plea deal negotiated by Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn , sending a strong message that judges need to respect sentencing agreements. Read more

Alberta wildlife officers exceed powers of search and seizure: Dunn

Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn says the recent withdrawal of hunting charges against his client illustrates the prevalence of unconstitutional stops and seizures by wildlife officials in Alberta. Read more

Decriminalization of impaired driving a ‘road to tyranny’

British Columbia’s effective decriminalization of impaired driving has not turned into the road-safety nirvana some assumed it would, Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn tells Read more

Cities aiming to restrict firearms open door to legal challenges

Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn tells Vice while a municipality or province can't control firearm ownership, they can make it difficult to accommodate gun owners and vendors. Read more

Former groundskeeper acquitted of sexually assaulting Halifax woman

HALIFAX — A Halifax judge has acquitted a former Saint Mary's University groundskeeper of an alleged sexual assault last year. Read more

Decisions provide guidance on use of reasonable force

Recent jury decisions have given homeowners increased clarity over when and how much force they can use when faced with an intruder in a threatening situation, Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn tells Read more

Rodeo cowboy Dunn brings country sensibility to criminal defence

Calgary criminal lawyer Greg Dunn doesn’t concern himself with what the public thinks about his clients' guilt or innocence. Read more