Jordana Goldlist

Jordana Goldlist
JHG Criminal Law
Principal
Criminal

Jordana Goldlist, sole practitioner with JHG Criminal Law in Toronto, focuses on criminal law.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in philosophy from York University in 2004, before earning her Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2007. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2008.

Ms. Goldlist began her legal career as a civil litigator, focused on corporate commercial disputes, including fraud, misappropriation of funds and breach of trust claims, but now she practises criminal law exclusively.

She assists clients charged with a range of offences, including murder and manslaughter, armed robbery, as well as firearms and drug charges.

Outside of her legal work, Ms. Goldlist is a youth mentor with Covenant House shelter, a speaker and moderator at Grant House Addictions Treatment Centre and a former board member of Street Haven women’s shelter.

She is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and the Toronto Lawyers Association.

Jordana Goldlist In The News
Jury lauded for cocaine acquittal

The jury got it right when it acquitted a gainfully employed woman of importing cocaine to Canada from Jamaica, says Toronto criminal lawyer  Jordana Goldlist . Goldlist ... Read more

Expanded use of Tasers encourages more violence

The Ontario government’s move to expand the use of Tasers by police wrongly encourages the use of force, rather than promoting non-violent takedown methods, says Toronto ... Read more

'Shocking' stories of guards' brutality: Marin

TORONTO - Some jail guards are brutalizing inmates and covering up the abuse by destroying or falsifying records and intimidating colleagues, Ontario's ombudsman warned Tuesday. ... Read more

Police went too far laying charges over Instagram photo

Criminally charging a woman over an Instagram photo she posted of a controversial piece of anti-police graffiti is an overreaction that threatens freedom of speech, says Toronto ... Read more

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