LEO SALLOUM416-657-3595 firstname.lastname@example.org
Called to the bar in 2016, Leo Salloum has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario
including the Superior Court of Justice, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Court of
Appeal for Ontario. Whether appearing before a panel of judges, a single judge, or a
jury, Leo represents his clients effectively and persuasively.
Prior to studying law, Leo worked in numerous fields including journalism,
marketing and corporate ethics. He had already lived on five continents before he
graduated Osgoode Hall Law School in 2015. He is also an amateur actor and
participates in fundraising for Toronto’s theatre community.
At Osgoode Hall, Gary Grill was Leo's professor of Criminal Procedure. Leo's
academic work was dominated by his intense study of the criminal law. Though his
primary interest is criminal law, Leo's legal education included arguing both civil
and criminal cases and acting as a volunteer mediator in a number of thorny and
Leo has protected innocent people from criminal convictions in serious cases
including homicide and robbery. He has also fought and won against police who
have abused their authority, crafted creative Charter arguments in emerging areas
of law, and argued a statutory interpretation case that was later studied by
academics of administrative law.
The approach to law that Leo takes is simultaneously cerebral and passionate. He
will pursue any avenue that can advance his client’s interests and is unafraid to
break new ground.