Lawyer Profile Detail



Ava Arbuck

TITLE

Counsel

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Professional Liability

OFFICE

Toronto

DIRECT LINE

416-601-7935

E-MAIL

[email protected]

V-CARD

LAW SCHOOL

Osgoode Hall Law School

BAR ADMISSION

Ontario, 1995




Biography

Ava Arbuck is counsel in our Litigation Group in Toronto.

Ms. Arbuck has a broad range of experience emanating from her background in criminal law. Prior to joining McCarthy’s, she conducted criminal trials and argued criminal appeals before all levels of court in Ontario. She worked as a Prosecutions Liaison at the College of Nurses of Ontario. Her recent experience includes providing research and advice to the Director of Justice Excellence, Ministry of the Attorney General, regarding projects and reviews relating to a variety of criminal law issues.

Ms. Arbuck also has experience with public inquiries. She was the Manager of Outreach and Counseling and staff lawyer to the Goudge Inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Pathology from 2007 to 2008, and was staff lawyer to the Mississauga Judicial Inquiry from 2009 to 2011.

In 2009, Ms. Arbuck taught an introductory course in Criminal Law for RCMP Civilian Recruits (General Forensic Biology Unit) at Trent University. She also participated in presentations on Wrongful Convictions at the Ontario Crown Attorney Association’s Fall Regional Conferences in 2011.

Ms. Arbuck received her Honours BA (with Distinction) from York University in 1988, her MA from McGill University in 1992, and her LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1993.

Ms. Arbuck was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association and the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.

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