John Navarrete, a partner with the Toronto firm Neuberger & Partners LLP, focuses on criminal law and quasi-criminal matters, including professional disciplinary hearings before administrative tribunals.
Mr. Navarrete earned a Bachelor of Arts (Specialized Honours) in History from York University in 1999 before graduating in 2003 from the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor, where he was awarded the Alvin D. Flom Award for the highest standing in civil litigation. He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2004.
While articling with Cassels, Brock and Blackwell LLP, Mr. Navarrete completed an intensive litigation rotation with Edward L. Greenspan, and returned to that firm as an associate from 2004 to 2008. He has also worked as an Assistant Crown Attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario.
Mr. Navarrete has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Ontario Court of Appeal. He has also co-written many articles, including how criminal law impacts family law proceedings, and is a contributor to the Toronto Lawyers Association's Toronto Law Journal.
He is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario), the Advocates' Society, the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Criminal Lawyers' Association.