Vince Scaramuzza

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  • Occupation:

    Criminal Defense Attorney, Sole Practitioner.

  • Springboard:

    Supports the work of Program Committee.

Since 1993, Vince has been a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada. He maintains his law practice with a focus on criminal law, with a keen interest in representing vulnerable people and young persons in conflict with the law. Legal Aid Ontario placed Vince on their panels dealing with extremely serious matters, Ontario Review Board cases, administrative tribunals, civil litigation, criminal, mental health, Gladue and criminal Duty Counsel matters.

In 1993, Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California conferred a Juris Doctor (Cum Laude) on Vince. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Windsor in 1991. While articling at Fasken Campbell Godfrey, Vince also completed a secondment with the Metro West Crown Attorney’s Office. In 1986, Vince obtained his Bachelor of Arts, majoring in commerce and criminology from the University of Toronto.

Vince is active in our community. Usually as a grill master, he volunteers for the Alex Shapiro Fighting Eagle Hockey Tournament, raising funds for the Hospital for Sick Children. In May 2017, City Council for the City of Toronto appointed Vince to the Administrative Penalty Tribunal as a Hearings Officer. He is also on the Area Committee of Legal Aid Ontario. Vince acts as a Mentor in the Law Practice Program since it was established at Ryerson University in 2014. He also acts as a resource to junior lawyers. Legal Aid Ontario recognizes Vince as a mentor to private lawyers involved in publicly funded cases.