Your first choice in Grey and Bruce Counties for a defence to criminal or driving charges

(226) 453-2320

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(855) 453-2320

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Box 703, 700 Goderich Street, Port Elgin ON, N0H 2C0

Michael Martin

Facing a criminal charge is an intimidating and often a life changing event. Do not risk handling this on your own. Michael Martin will help you to know your rights and to understand the consequences of a conviction. He will expertly assess the strength of the Prosecution's case and the defences open to you. He will guide and represent you through the complicated and often confusing court process involving set date appearances, Prosecution meetings and Judicial Pre-Trials. If you choose to go to trial, he will bring to bear years of court room skills and strategy in an attempt to produce the best results for you available in the circumstances.

Let Michael Martin help you limit or eliminate your criminal liability.


Here are some of the reasons you want Michael Martin by your side:


  • Over 30 years in court as a criminal trial lawyer;

  • Successfully conducted numerous high profile cases in the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice levels in Toronto, Brampton, Barrie, Owen Sound and Walkerton;

  • Legal Advisor to the OPP in the Walkerton Tainted Water Investigation;

  • Regularly conducted bail hearings and Provincial Offences trials;

  • Involved in the set up of the local Domestic Violence Early Intervention Program, The Mental Health Diversion Program and the Restorative Justice Program for Youth.


  • Recipient of numerous professional awards including the OPP Commissioner's Citation, the Ontario Government Excelsior Award of Excellence (as a team member) and the YMCA Peace Maker of the Year Award;

  • Has instructed in excess of 90 courses and seminars to Crown Attorneys, police services, defence counsel, mental health professionals and community groups in areas including homicide trials, statement admissibility, interrogation methods, search and seizure, cross examination techniques, jury trials, expert evidence, mental health issues and arson/explosives investigations.


  • Practiced in the Criminal Courts in Grey and Bruce Counties since 1999;

  • Served as the Crown Attorney for both Grey and Bruce Counties;

  • Knows the local procedures involved with the Courts, the Crown Attorney's Office, the police services and the probation offices;

  • Served on numerous committees involved with the justice system in Grey and Bruce Counties;

  • Regularly involved in our community as a volunteer and in minor sports as a coach, trainer and team manager.

Areas of practice

  • Drinking and Driving;

  • Domestic Assault;

  • Bail Hearings;

  • Speeding and Highway Traffic Act offences;

  • Other serious offences of violence;

  • Property Crimes such as theft and Break and Enters;

  • Indigenous persons in conflict with the law;

  • Youth Criminal Justice Act charges;

  • Mental Health Law;

  • Appeals.


Contact Michael Martin now:

When you are charged with a criminal offence, time is both limited and important to obtaining the best result for you. Get Michael Martin working for you now. E-mail him to arrange a free initial consultation.

Please include your full name, address, date of birth, telephone number, e-mail address, the charges you are facing and the date and court location of your next appearance.

Please note that sending this e-mail does not make Mr. Martin your lawyer. You do not become a client until he agrees to act for you in accordance with the usual policies of his law practice.