Criminal Lawyers Vigorously Defending Your Rights And Freedom Since 1972

Helping the Residents of Eastern Ontario including Ottawa and Surrounding Areas

150 Years Of Combined Experience
In Protecting Your Rights

Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter is one of the oldest and the largest law firms offering legal services for a wide range of criminal offences in the Ottawa region. With a combined experience of over 150 years, our lawyers have served individuals and corporate clients with skill and compassion, and effectively advocated in trials and appeals alike.

If you have been charged with a criminal offence, our lawyers strive to produce results via a vigorous defence. Our firm works tirelessly to get your life back to where it was, especially when your reputation, freedom and future are at stake. Our experienced lawyers provide a comprehensive defence, taking all factors into consideration.

Our office is located in Ottawa and our clients come to us from eastern Ontario, including Brockville, Cornwall, Perth, Pembroke and Kemptville.

Ottawa’s Professional Trial Lawyers

Our firm is comprised of experienced trial lawyers, offering quality service with practical legal advice that goes above and beyond. The firm represents matters of common offences as well as high-profile, sensitive matters equally. Each case is tailored individually, with diligence and straightforwardness, to ensure client confidentiality is not compromised at any level. Our team of lawyers prepares and investigates each case, leaving no room for surprises.

Our team has defended clients charged with all types of sexual offences, driving offences, domestic violence, commercial fraud, tax evasion, occupational health and safety offences, youth crimes, war crimes, drug offences, violent crimes and weapons offences.

Recent Posts From Our Blog

What challenging witness credibility can entail

We often see witnesses to criminal activity portrayed as a linchpin in a criminal case. However, the fact is that witnesses are not perfect. As such, challenging witnesses and their credibility can be a crucial strategy if you are facing criminal charges.  Identifying...

The realities of being charged with texting and driving

Distracted driving has been a hot-button issue for years. And by now, every Ontario driver should know that it is both dangerous and potentially illegal to do things like text while driving. However, too many drivers admit to still engaging in distracting behaviours,...

Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter Named One of Top Criminal Boutiques in Canada

Canadian Lawyer Magazine has named Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter one of the top criminal law firms in the country.  From October 4 to 29, 2021, the Canadian Lawyer team asked lawyers, in-house counsel, and clients from across the country to select the criminal law firms...

The team at Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter has gained its reputation by providing high-level professional criminal defence. If you are facing a criminal charge, do not wait; instead, contact our firm by calling 613-604-2188 locally or toll free at 877-786-4479 to schedule a consultation.

Our lawyers are proficient in both the official languages – English and French.

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