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Bruce Engel, LL.B.

Engel and Associates

Engel and Associates Lawyer Bios

Call to Bar, 1991

Former Vice President of the Defence Counsel Association of Ottawa


When it comes to matters of criminal defense, your time, your resources, and possibly your very freedom are at stake. There is entirely too much on the line to entrust your case to a newcomer or to the least expensive option. You need a top-flight, A-list criminal lawyer, educated and trained in all areas of criminal representation, to stand up for you and your rights in an Ottawa court of law.

About Bruce Engel, Ottawa Criminal Defense Lawyer

For over two decades, Bruce Engel has been one of the preeminent criminal defense lawyers in the Ottawa area, committed to defending the rights of his clients in court and continuing to build upon a proven track record of success.

Bruce Engel’s Approach to Criminal Defense

Engel recognizes the importance and incredible responsibility that comes with his position. “I know that when clients come to me, their liberty, their reputation, and years of their lives are on the line,” he says candidly. He is committed to defending his clients’ rights no matter what type of charge has been leveled against them, and goes above and beyond to provide impeccable and professional service. Bruce Engel values each one of his clients and takes whatever time and steps are necessary to build a defense strategy that works. He also believes in strong communication with each client during each step in the process, assuring that there will be no surprises along the way. Bruce Engel believes that the more information clients have, the greater the level of trust that is established in the all-important lawyer-client relationship.

Bruce Engel’s Experience in Criminal Defense

Bruce Engel brings over 20 years of legal experience to the table, and has established a reputation within the Ottawa legal community as a lawyer with a detailed, complex knowledge of law, a willingness to work towards a ruling that is fair and just, and a professional in every sense of the word. When presenting his case before a judge, his expertise and reputation assure that his voice is heard and considered in any court ruling. His clients are the most obvious beneficiaries of Bruce’s commitment to legal excellence.

Bruce Engel has argued cases at multiple levels of the Canadian legal system, and has a proven track record of successful rulings. At the end of the day, however, he is still driven by the same calling he felt in law school—the call to help people who find themselves in the most dire of circumstances. In a criminal system where so many elements are intricate and needlessly complex, Bruce Engel’s convictions and commitments are surprisingly simple. “I want to do the best I can for my client,” he says. “I take pride in what I do, and I want to do it well.”

Contact Engel & Associates for Experienced, Knowledgeable and Professional Criminal Defense.

Engel & Associates are trusted experts in criminal defense in Ottawa and the surrounding communities. They are located at 116 Lisgar St. Suite 210 Ottawa, ON K2P 0C2, and they may be reached by calling (866) 762-9250.