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Office Locations: Forstner Law has a virtual office approach for client consultation. Zoom has become the norm in Courts since the advent of Covid.   Forstner Law maintains administrative offices in Ajax. This information is publicly available through the  Law Society of Ontario.

Serving Oshawa, Brooklin, Pickering, Whitby, Ajax, the GTA and the Durham Region

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Lawrence Forstner, Criminal Lawyer in Oshawa, Expert Qualifications and Specialized Training:
Former Crown Attorney;  Former Probation & Parole Officer;  Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA), Sex Offender Risk Assessment, Strategic Initiatives in Community Supervision (STICS), Sex Offender Relapse Prevention, Substance Use / Anger Management Group Leader/ Trainer.   ( )

Forstner Law
We are offering Virtual Office Appointments by Zoom or Phone. Admin offices: see LSO website, public registry
Tel: 289-316-2573
Fax: 289-275-2226
Direct: 289-316-2578
Toll Free: 877-315-3375
Cell: 289-387-1911

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Mr. Lawrence Forstner, JD, MBA, BAA

Lawrence received his Law Degree (Juris Doctor) from Osgoode Hall Law School and his MBA from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. Prior to starting Forstner Law in Oshawa, Lawrence worked for many years as a Probation & Parole Officer. Lawrence articled with the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, Toronto Crown Attorney’s Office, both at Old City Hall and the Superior Court of Justice.  He held positions as a Crown Attorney in Toronto, Kitchener, and Cochrane North, where he worked with First Nations' communities. Lawrence is grateful for the open and welcoming relationships and education he gained from this experience. In his downtime, Lawrence is an avid motorcyclist and enjoys carpentry and renovation.

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Forstner Law in Oshawa is your source for criminal law services.  We represent many clients in the Oshawa Courthouse, but with the advent of zoom we are equally available in all jurisdictions that have made the move to video. We have 20 years of criminal justice system experience to put to work on each case.

Lawrence Forstner worked for many years as a Probation & Parole Officer prior to earning his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, with a focus on criminal law.  He went on to work as a Crown Attorney in Toronto, Kitchener, and Cochrane North, where he had a strong focus on working with First Nations communities.  He started Forstner Law to focus on being a criminal defence lawyer in Oshawa, but we service many court areas. Our practice includes:

  • Domestic Assault Law
  • Violent crime and Sexual Assaults
  • Theft/ Fraud/ Robbery Law

We take large and small cases and give equal attention to all our clients, whether the case involves traffic charges or serious criminal allegations; whether the charges are summary or indictable in nature, Lawrence will work hard to reduce clients' stress and present them with viable defence options.

Lawrence offers a free consultation, where he will give you a good idea of the obstacles you face and the costs involved.  And if you have been arrested after hours, Lawrence is available by phone 24 hours a day.  It is imperative that you call to get legal advice as soon as you find yourself in jeopardy.  If you need a good Criminal Lawyer in Oshawa, call Forstner Law in Oshawa at (289) 316-2573.

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