When facing the prospect of losing your freedom you want William Jaksa acting as your criminal lawyer. He understands the stress you and your family are facing. He will apply his extensive knowledge and trial experience when defending your case. He is a dedicated criminal defence lawyer you can trust to effectively handle your case.
Since opening his own firm in 2007, William Jaksa, has exclusively practiced trial litigation. He has appeared on matters at the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and at the Ontario Court of Appeal. He has also represented both corporate and private individuals at the Ontario Securities Commission, the Coroners Court and other specialized regulatory bodies.
Before attending law school at Windsor University, William Jaksa completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from York University as well as a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Waterloo.
While working as a criminal lawyer William Jaksa has been volunteering with the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) since 2007. This is an organization that is dedicated to promoting an understanding of the justice system. Encouraging the values of a transparent and accessible justice system, as well as creating a dialogue between the justice system participants and the public.
William Jaksa also manages the “Piece Options” program – an anonymous and lawful program created by Edward Sapiano and operated by defence lawyers that helps people surrender firearms without any criminal repercussions.
In addition to being a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, William Jaksa is a member of the Criminal Lawyers Association, Toronto Lawyers Association, and both the Canadian Bar Association and Ontario Bar Association.
Regardless of your charges or the potential jeopardy you face, William Jaksa will work alongside you to ensure that you understand the process and answer any questions or concerns you may have while advocating for the best possible outcome.
William Jaksa knows that you are not your charges and will treat you with respect and understanding through each step of the process.