Toronto Criminal Law Lawyer David M. Schell
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EDUCATION: University of Windsor (1999) and the University of Windsor
ASSOCIATIONS: Law Society of Ontario.

David M. Schell

B.A.(Hons.), LL.B.

Featured Area of Practice:  Criminal Law

Other Areas of Practice: Personal InjuryFirst Responder


David Schell practices criminal and regulatory law, defending individuals and corporations charged with all manner of offences. He has successfully represented those charged with offences in both the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

David has extensive experience representing companies and corporations who are facing charges in Provincial Offences Court. This experience includes defending charges brought by various government and public sector entities such as the Ontario Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Transportation.

David also has significant experience in a variety of litigation areas and has appeared as counsel before both judge and jury in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. He has appeared and argued before every level of Court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario. In addition, David has frequently attended as counsel before numerous boards and tribunals including the following:

– Financial Services Commission of Ontario
– Licence Appeal Tribunal
– Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal
– Pension Appeal Board
– Social Security Tribunal of Canada
– Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal

David was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004 and became a partner of Devry Smith Frank LLP in 2014. In addition to being a member of the Law Society of Ontario, David was also called to the New York State Bar in 2004.

For more information and assistance on areas of litigation, please contact Toronto criminal lawyer David Schell at 416-446-5096.


David has acted as counsel in the following reported decisions: Watts v. Benvenuti 2006 Cohen v. Magliozzi at all 2006 Garisto v. Wang 2008 Masssa and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada Livingston v. Williamson at al Henry and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Martin v. Gibson 2013

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