Over 30 Years Of Criminal Defence Experience
Michel was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from University of Calgary Law School with a Law Degree (LL.B).
He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1991 and has practised almost exclusively in the area of criminal law. He is currently a very active member of the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association in Edmonton, Alberta.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Fontaine has represented many individuals charged with serious criminal offenses, including impaired driving, drug offenses and violent offenses. He has appeared in Courts throughout Alberta, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. With over 30 years of experience and a prominent reputation, Michel is well prepared to represent you to the fullest degree, regardless of your charges.
Clients Are Michel’s Number One Priority
Michel believes that a well-educated client is important. Michel takes a great deal of time during the initial stages of the case to inform his clients on what to expect.
His commitment to his clients is his number one priority, which is why he takes a client-focused approach to his practice. He believes a well educated client is important and therefore a great deal of time is spent in the initial stages informing his clients on what to expect through the criminal process. Michel Fontaine’s experience in conducting many trials in the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, as well as the ethical standards he follows in defending his clients, allows his clients to have confidence that they are being properly and effectively represented.
If you have any questions about your case, or would like to arrange for an initial interview, contact Michel Fontaine immediately. He can assist you through this complicated and often stressful part of the criminal law process.