David Connally

David Connally

Associate
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone:
647-930-5573
800-646-3757 (Toll Free)
Fax:
416-964-8305
Email:

David Connally received a Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2006. He began his career practicing as the Supervising Attorney with the Frank J. Remington Centre at the UW Law School. Mr. Connally immigrated to Canada and after articling with Ms. Fromstein was welcomed in 2009 as Ms. Fromstein’s associate.

David Connally is a rising star in the Toronto legal community. His work is noted in particular in cases of police entrapment and drug offences.

Recent Successes:

R v I - 2016 - Multiple Counts Of Threatening Death/Bodily Harm Withdrawn After Judicial Pretrial Meetings

R v G - 2016 - Domestic Assault Charge Withdrawn After Crown Pretrial Meeting

R v K - 2015 - Jury Acquitted Client Acquitted Of All Charges, Including Possession Of Loaded Prohibited Weapon And Possession Of Over-Capacity Box Magazine

R v K - 2015 - Robbery Charges Withdrawn Day Of Judicial Pretrial Meeting

R v L - 2015 - Serious Criminal Harassment Charges Withdrawn

R v W - 2015 - Domestic Assault Charges Withdrawn

R v I – 2014 – client accused of possessing a large quantity of oxycodone pills for the purpose of trafficking; all charges stayed at request of the crown after judicial pretrial

R v S – 2014 – Mr. Connally’s client was accused of being the shooter in a drive-by shooting. Police laid numerous charges against the client and three co-accuseds including attempt murder with firearm. After two weeks of trial, the crown determined it no longer had a reasonable prospect of conviction and withdrew all charges.

R v A - 2013 ONSC 5675 – attempt murder charge stayed due to breach of client’s right to trial in a reasonable time pursuant to section 11(b) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

R v S – 2013 - client acquitted of possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking

R v Z – 2013 - client charged with possessing a large quantity of schedule I drugs; all charges withdrawn after judicial pretrial

R v M – 2013 – client charged with failing to comply with recognizance; crown withdrew the charge after counsel argued client’s arrest was the product of racial profiling and in breach of s. 8 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

R v A – 2014 – assault with intent to resist arrest – convinced crown to withdraw charges after crown pretrial meeting

R v I – 2013 – mischief – client allegedly broke a restaurant window; client acquitted

R v S – 2013 – convinced crown to withdraw charge of assaulting jail guard

R v K – 2013 – convinced crown to withdraw charge of theft

R v S – 2013 – crown withdrew threatening death charges day of trial

R v BL – 2013 – convinced crown to divert charges of assault with weapon

R v W – 2013 – convinced crown to divert charges

R v D – 2013 – charge of indecent act withdrawn day of trial

R v L – 2012 – client charged with numerous counts of breaking and entering apartments; all charges withdrawn day of trial mid-way through arguments on Charter of Rights and Freedoms application.  In cross-examination Mr. Connally showed that the officer who swore the Information to Obtain the search warrant for search of client’s home had lied to the Justice of the Peace who signed off on the warrant.

R v P – 2012 – convinced crown to withdraw threatening death and theft charges

R v L – 2012 – client charged with criminal harassment; Crown sought an order allowing an assessment of whether the client was not criminally responsible (NCR) by reason of mental disorder; Mr. Connally defeated the crown’s application for an assessment order.

R v I - 2016 - Multiple Counts Of Threatening Death/Bodily Harm Withdrawn After Judicial Pretrial Meetings

R v G - 2016 - Domestic Assault Charge Withdrawn After Crown Pretrial Meeting

R v K - 2015 - Jury Acquitted Client Acquitted Of All Charges, Including Possession Of Loaded Prohibited Weapon And Possession Of Over-Capacity Box Magazine

R v K - 2015 - Robbery Charges Withdrawn Day Of Judicial Pretrial Meeting

R v L - 2015 - Serious Criminal Harassment Charges Withdrawn

R v W - 2015 - Domestic Assault Charges Withdrawn

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: With Honors