About Calvin Barry
With extensive experience in Criminal law, built on a foundation of over sixteen years working as a Senior Crown Attorney, you can be assured that your case will be handled by one of Canada’s best Impaired Driving/Over 80 mgs Lawyers.
Calvin is a Criminal Lawyer over sixteen years as a Senior Crown Attorney, has appeared as a Criminal Prosecutor at all levels of Trial Court, and has Prosecuted many high-profile cases including more than sixty jury trials. Calvin has practiced in the area of Criminal Law and Regulatory Offences since October of 2004, accruing over thirty years experience in the profession of criminal law.
In his private practice Mr. Barry has defended high profile fraud cases, drug related matters, assault, theft, manslaughter and murder charges. Mr. Barry has been particularly successful in defending a large number of drinking and driving charges, such as impaired driving, over 80 mg of alcohol in the blood and failure to blow. Mr. Barry is currently a member of the Criminal Lawyers Association. He is a past director of the board of the Ontario Crown Attorney’s Association (1990-2000), and , in particular, worked as Treasurer of the Association (1994-95) and as a member of the Association’s Finance Committee (1996-97). He has also served as a member of the Toronto Mayor’s Task Force on Drugs (1995-98); a director of the Board of Directors of Variety Village; and a director of the Osgoode Hall Alumni Association.
Calvin is one of Toronto’s best known defence lawyers for a reason. He knows all of the possible defences you can use in your particular case and which ones will likely be successful in winning your impaired driving case. In fact Calvin Barry has restricted his entire legal practice to criminal defence matters which means he will not practice in other disciplies of law such as personal injury, real estate, corporate, etc. From your initial free meeting, Calvin will look at your case, review what happened on the day you were charged with impaired driving and explain all of the possible defences that may be used to win your case.