Raising the Bar

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Simon Borys

Simon Borys

Principal Lawyer

Education
  • Juris Doctor (Queen’s University Law School)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Legal Studies and Criminology (St. Jerome’s University & University of Waterloo)
Selected Courses and Training (Law)
  • Impaired & Over 80 2016 (Law Society of Upper Canada, 2016)
  • Ethical Issues in Criminal Law (Law Society of Upper Canada, 2016)
  • How to Analyze a Breath Room Video for Error (Stephen Biss, 2016)
  • The Ethical Lawyer and Sexual Offences (Garage Series Lectures, 2016)
  • Motherisk and Expert Evidence (AIDWYC)
  • Self-Defence and Use of Force: The New and Evolving Substantive Defences to Violent Conduct (Osgoode, 2016)
  • Ultimate Impaired Driving Program (Criminal Lawyers Association, 2015)
  • Everything You Need to Know About Bail (Garage Series Lectures, 2015)
  • Mental Health Issues (Criminal Lawyers Association, 2014)
  • Media Training for Lawyers (Ontario Bar Association, 2014)
  • Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Compliance (Ontario Bar Association, 2014)
  • Intoxilyzer 8000 COBRA Data Training (Steve Biss, 2014)
  • Intoxilyzer 5000 Hands-on Training (Steve Biss, 2014)
  • Impaired & Over 80 2013 (Law Society of Upper Canada, 2013)
  • Eye-witness Misidentification (AIDWYC, 2013)
  • Criminality and Removal for Permanent Residents (Ontario Bar Association, 2013)
  • Intoxilyzer 8000 Breath Alcohol Technician (Industrial Training & Design, 2013)
  • Impaired & Over 80 2012 (Law Society of Upper Canada, 2012)
  • Attacking Search Warrants (Criminal Lawyers Association, 2012)
  • Expert Evidence (Garage Series Lectures, 2012)
  • Crown Negotiations (Garage Series Lectures, 2012)
  • Guilty Pleas and Sentencing (Criminal Lawyers Association, 2012)
  • Jury Trials (Garage Series Lectures, 2012)
  • 7th Bi-Annual Law of Search and Seizure in Canada Symposium (Osgoode, 2012)
  • Impaired & Over 80 2011 (Law Society of Upper Canada, 2011)
  • Detention, Arrest, Interviewing and Interrogation (Osgoode, 2011)
  • Complete Guide to Search Warrants (Law Society of Upper Canada, 2011)
  • Cross Examination (Criminal Lawyers Association, 2011)
  • Financial Crimes (Criminal Lawyers Association, 2011)
  • Criminality and Mental Health (Criminal Lawyers Association, 2011)
  • Forensic Pathology (Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, 2010)
Selected Courses and Training (Policing)
  • Non-Accusatory Interview Techniques
  • Street Drug Awareness
  • Characteristics of an Armed Person
  • Highway Truck Interdiction (drug smuggling)
  • Pipeline/Convoy – Advanced Commercial Motor Vehicle Criminal Interdiction (drug smuggling)
  • Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
  • Investigative Communications and Interviewing
  • Search and Seizure: Warrantless Authority
  • Evidentiary Issues for Offences Under Highway Traffic Act
  • Suspect Apprehension Pursuit
  • Use of Force
  • Mental Health Issues & Mental Health Court
  • Drug and Alcohol Impairment
  • Digital Evidence Recovery and Analysis
  • High Risk Vehicle Stops
  • Laser Operator
  • Radar Operator
  • Glock Pistol
  • Extensive Firearms Training
Associations
  • Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Kingston Criminal Defence Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Prison Lawyers Association
  • Frontenac County Law Association
Publications and Speaking Engagements