Jordana H. Goldlist, criminal lawyer
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JHG criminal law

I have spent the last decade defending people charged with a variety of criminal offences, from first degree murder to simple assault; from importing kilos of cocaine to possessing a small baggie for personal use. Every case gets the same level of attention and every client is treated with the respect they deserve.

Today, I focus on high risk criminal litigation: homicide offences, the commercial drug trade, illegal firearm use and possession, and serious acts of violence. From Bail Hearing to Charter Application to Jury Trial, the goal is to ensure that you don’t get stuck in the trap of the Criminal Justice System.

It is a trap, designed to keep people stuck in place by detention orders and plea deals that guarantee a criminal record. I pride myself on never taking the easy way out. If there is a defence to advance, then it is pursued. And while it is impossible to predict a result, I always promise a fight.

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Latest from Jordana Goldlist
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Latest from Jordana Goldlist
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Recent Success

R. V. L.N. | 2021 | Midland


Possession of a loaded restricted firearm, possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl, proceeds of crime, fail to comply with recognizance 


Client acquitted of all charges following an 8 day battle, where I argued that my client was racially profiled and investigated for no other reason than being a black man driving through midland.  The investigation led to his unlawfully arrest and search of the trunk of his car where the drugs and gun were located.  The judge agreed with my arguments and excluded all evidence and even acquitted on the breach of bail because “but for the racial profiling, Mr. N would never have been identified to the police or become the subject of their investigation”. 

This decision is well worth the read: (Click the link below)