Laurelly Dale, a sole practitioner operating Dale Law Professional Corporation in Kenora, Ont., focuses on criminal and civil litigation.
She graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in politics, justice and law enforcement, before earning her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Manitoba in 2006. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2007 and the Bar of British Columbia in 2010.
Practising in both Toronto and Kenora, Ont., Ms. Dale’s focus is on litigation. She handles criminal cases, including Charter of Rights and Freedoms matters, homicide, assault, sexual assault, property charges, as well as Youth Criminal Justice Act and Controlled Drugs & Substances Act matters.
In addition, Ms. Dale assists clients with personal injury issues, including motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, occupier's liability claims, and employment and corporate matters.
Her clients include those charged with criminal offences, plaintiffs in civil matters, and national not-for profit and international corporations. She has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada and the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
Ms. Dale is the past chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee for the Kenora District Law Association and the Law Week Committee for Access to Justice, British Columbia Branch.
She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and has contributed to its Equal Justice Report. Ms. Dale is also a member of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, and the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.