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Dan Lemaire - Criminal Lawyer

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.  We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.  Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” Martin Luther King Jr.


B.A., Trent University (History), 2013
J.D., Queen’s University, 2018C
Call to the Bar, 2019

I joined the Aitken Robertson team in summer 2017 while attending Queen’s University Faculty of Law. Before Queen’s, I earned my Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in History from Trent University. I graduated on the President’s and Dean’s Honour Roll and received three awards for my academic research projects.

I graduated from Queen’s in 2018 with my Juris Doctor degree. While at Queen’s, I won several awards – including for highest standing in Criminal Law, Legal Skills, Torts, and Advanced Legal Research.

After Queen’s, I articled under Richard Aitken – an experienced defence counsel with a focus on DUI law. Since being called to the Ontario Bar, my practice has focused exclusively on criminal defence with an emphasis on DUI and Charter law. I understand that criminal charges can seem foreign and stressful to many of my clients and I will always take the extra time to explain the process to you.

As a Peterborough native, I am excited and thankful to be able to practice in his hometown. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with friends and family on Weslemkoon Lake. I love everything outdoors – including fishing, ATVing, snowmobiling, and spending time on the water. I am also passionate about cooking and am always trying new recipes and techniques.

Call my office any time to schedule a free consultation – I’d love to meet you and discuss your matter.

Dan Lemaire is a lawyer and is licensed by the Law Society of Ontario.

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