Ingrid Grant represents clients charged with all types of criminal and quasi-criminal offences, and has particular experience with serious charges including: terrorism, murder, sexual assault, complex frauds, drug importation, and dangerous offender hearings.
Ingrid is a former Vice President of the Criminal Lawyers' Association of Ontario. She has served on that organization's legislation and litigation committees and co-chaired the women's committee, focusing on equality for women within the criminal defence bar. Ingrid is a member of the Court of Appeal for Ontario's Pro Bono Inmate Appeal program, which assists unrepresented prisoners at their appeals. She is a representative on Legal Aid Ontario's Area Committee and has volunteered with Innocence Canada (formerly the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted). Ingrid is frequently appointed as counsel to the court (amicus curiae) to assist vulnerable self-represented accused. She regularly argues appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada, including three major cases on sentencing reform: R. v. Summers, R. v. Carvery, and R. v. Safarzadeh-Markhali.
Ingrid was called to the bar in 2006. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cape Breton University in Nova Scotia. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Law Society of Nunavut.
Jeff Marshman has a diverse criminal practice, including an equal mix of trial and appellate work. He has particular experience with complex frauds, sexual assault, extradition, homicide, and representing individuals who have been found not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder as both counsel and court-appointed amicus curiae.
Jeff is a member of the Criminal Lawyers' Association’s Mental Health Committee and the CLA's appellate intervention roster. He has lectured at the University of Toronto on several occasions on criminal law and the criminal justice system in Canada.
Jeff received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toronto in 2014 and was awarded both the Professor Alan A. Mewett Q.C. and the Michael John Eccles prizes for excellence in criminal law. Jeff clerked at the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto before being called to the bar in 2015.
At Grant & Marshman, we fearlessly represent people facing criminal prosecution.
With extensive litigation experience, we have successfully represented clients facing all manner of charges, including homicides, drug and gun offences, complex frauds, terrorism, and sexual assault.
We regularly appear at all levels of court in Ontario and at the Supreme Court of Canada. At Grant & Marshman, we understand that being charged with a criminal offence is a stressful and potentially life-changing event. From bail hearings to trials and appeals, we have the experience, skill, and commitment necessary to ensure every client receives the highest quality defence.