Jessica S. Parise
Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer
Jessica Suzette Parise is both a Toronto criminal defence lawyer and a Toronto civil litigator.
She is a highly effective advocate for civil litigants and individuals facing Canada’s criminal justice system alike. Jessica is always focussed on protecting a client’s rights during criminal and civil proceedings. As both a criminal defence lawyer and a civil litigator, she leverages her skills, knowledge, and experience to provide clients with a unified legal strategy and defence for all of their complex legal issues.
Jessica, who is both a Toronto criminal defence lawyer and a Toronto civil litigator, specializes in the intersection of criminal law and civil litigation and the difficulties that both may pose to a defendant or complainant/plaintiff, when faced with multiple court proceedings at the same time.
She understands the competing interests of criminal defence litigation and civil litigation. For example, in civil litigation, a defendant may be compelled to disclose information at an examination for discovery, in comparison to a defendant in a criminal proceeding who has the right to remain silent. The difference in the burden of proof, coupled with the delicate balance of varied rights, underlines the need for a comprehensive strategy that only a lawyer like criminal defence lawyer and civil litigator Jessica, understands and advocates on behalf of her clients.
So, if you are facing criminal charges as well as civil allegations, a Toronto criminal defence lawyer and Toronto civil litigator like Jessica can be a huge asset to helping you resolve your complicated legal issues.
When she is not working, you can find Jessica around town taking photos for her Instagram page, or hiking in a forest, near or far.
Areas Of Practice
- Criminal Defence Litigation
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Law
- Commercial / Business Litigation
- Employment Law
- Wrongful Termination of Employee Litigation
- University of Sussex, School of Law
- LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) – 2013
- York University
- B.A. – 2011
- Major: Law & Society