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"Any website can sell a lawyer as "the best" (including this one).  The reality is, a great many of  these sell-jobs laud the skill of pretenders.  The only way for you to decide is due diligence.  Anybody can advertise on the Internet; not every lawyer can properly defend a case.  Let me earn your confidence, your trust and your business.  Call for a free telephone consultation".


David Chow is a full service Calgary criminal lawyer with almost two-decades of real litigation experience.  In 1999, he appeared in Court as a law student to successfully defend his first client. He won his first trial  (an assault at a gas station) in 2000. That same year he went on to defend clients charged with a variety of offences, including impaired driving, possession of stolen property and crimes of violence (such as uttering threats and assault).

David is a former Crown Prosecutor and a seasoned Calgary defence lawyer.  He has defended over a thousand cases, during which time he has successfully run hundreds of trials.  He routinely secures verdicts of "not guilty" and other favourable outcomes for his clients.  He has secured verdicts of "not guilty" for murder and other serious crimes, such as multi-kilo drug trafficking and impaired driving causing death. David Chow is a Calgary DUI lawyer and drug lawyer of choice.

any lawyer can advertise

Many Calgary criminal lawyers have websites boasting about their success.  David skills are proven by years of actually litigating trials, not merely pleading client's guilty.  David Chow understands complex investigations not handled by ordinary defence lawyers.  This includes wiretap, mutual legal assistance treaties and advanced undercover techniques. David Chow also understands the many nuances to properly defending the seemingly more simple cases.  

Don't trust a website or an advertisement; any lawyer can sell to you online.  Be diligent and call (403) 452-8018 for a free telephone consultation.  Talk to David Chow (and other Calgary criminal lawyers) so that you have enough information to make the right choice for you.


Spoiling the Ballot: An Expression of Political Will

Election 2019 is upon us.  In the view of this Alberta criminal defence lawyer, there should be a way for every Canadian to express political will without being forced to cast a disingenuous "X" at the ballot box.

The spoiled ballot is an important expression of political-will because it voices to those in power that there are Canadians who felt marginalized by the fact that nobody truly represented their interests.  A counted spoiled ballot could also be a powerful tool for social, economic and political change, for it signals to all of the political parties that not all Canadians were content with any of them.  This information could be important to any political party looking to govern in the best interests of Canadians as a whole  In my opinion, the spoiled ballot also gives voice to all Canadians. It may not act to put a party in power, but it is nevertheless an expression of political discontent that is not forced to the silence of not voting at all, or to the false voice of political support when none existed.

HIRing a criminal defence lawyer

Managing any criminal charge can be challenging.   If you have been charged with a criminal offence in Calgary or anywhere in Canada, protect yourself by retaining a proven defence lawyer.  Do your research and choose wisely.  Any lawyer can advertise on a website; not every lawyer can perform in Court.  David Chow has represented over a thousand clients.  He has successfully defended the vast majority of them. He has won hundreds of trials, helped several hundreds of people avoid a criminal record and kept hundreds of clients out of jail. 

Don't place your trust in a dabbler, a criminal defence lawyer with a volume practice or a law firm that will simply pass your case along to a junior. Place your trust in a Calgary criminal lawyer who will focus on your case.  Hiring the right criminal defence lawyer may be the difference between having a criminal record or not, going to jail or remaining free.  When you hire David Chow, you get David Chow. David Chow is not only a full service Calgary defence lawyer and Calgary drug lawyer who handles all criminal driving offences, he is a proven Alberta criminal lawyer who appears in many jurisdictions outside of the City of Calgary.

Spend your hard earned money on the right criminal defence lawyer; for if you hire the wrong one, that choice could unnecessarily drain your wallet and cost your freedom.  Defending your freedom is perhaps the most important decision you will ever make. So defend it by hiring a Calgary criminal law specialist who handles cases throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Give David Chow a chance to earn your business. He offers a free consultation. Call 403.452.8018.

Charged with a Drug Offence? Choose wisely, for the penalty could be jail.

Charged with a DUI or impaired driving related offence?  Get a lawyer with experience.

Charged with Domestic Assault?  It's you against the Crown, Police and interest groups.

Charged with impaired driving by drug? There are Calgary criminal lawyers who can help.

Charged with any criminal offence? Call David Chow -- a proven Calgary criminal lawyer.

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Recent Case Results

R. v. L.D.C.

November 1, 2019

(Airdrie, P.C.). LDC was charged with mischief and breaching bail conditions arising from a broken window alleged to have been part of an Airdrie domestic violence incident. David Chow is an Airdrie domestic assault lawyer who appears in jurisdictions across Western Canada. As an Alberta criminal lawyer, David has defended everything from DUI, drug trafficking, domestic assault, home invasion and murder. If you are searching for an Airdrie criminal lawyer consider criminal lawyers from Calgary -- they handle circuit points. Do your due diligence and choose wisely. In this case, the charges against the Airdrie accused were stayed by the prosecution.  For a free consultation with Airdrie defence lawyer, David Chow, call 403.452.8018.

R. v. C-L.C.

October 30, 2019

(Airdrie, P.C.).  Calgary criminal lawyers often appear in jurisdictions outside of the City of Calgary.  David Chow is not only a Calgary criminal lawyer, he is an experienced Airdrie Criminal Defence Lawyer. LC was charged with assault causing bodily harm arising from a serious incident arising on the streets of the City of Airdrie.  The assault was domestic in nature and thus the accused needed an experienced Airdrie domestic violence lawyer. The first trial in relation to this case occurred in 2018. At that trial the case was derailed in the midst of cross-examination and a mistrial was ordered.  The evidence from the first trial and its delay created additional issues and the case was eventually stayed. The lesson from LC s that a criminal defence lawyer must be prepared to be pursue all avenues of defence. David Chow is a Calgary domestic violence lawyer of choice who practices throughout the Province of Alberta. He is an Alberta criminal defence lawyer who routinely appears in the City of Airdrie. If you have been charged in Airdrie or anywhere in Alberta, call for a free telephone consultation.  

R. v. A.D.

October 17, 2019

(Calgary, P.C.). AD was charged with various fraud offences, including fraud over $5000, fraud under $5000, possession of fraudulent identification documents and impersonation. The incidents alleged opening a fake bank account, accessing accounts and transferring money. The accused was in serious jeopardy. She had no prior criminal record. The Crown and Defence counsel worked closely to fully evaluate the case. There were identification issues, coupled by legitimate concerns as to whether the accused was the principle offender. The accused had immigration issues that if convicted of certain charges, she could have faced automatic deportation notwithstanding her many years in Canada. At the end of the day, the defence and crown crafted an appropriate disposition that focussed on the allegations the Crown obvious evidence, while at the same time keeping the accused out of jail and protecting her immigration status. This case is important because it highlights that defending criminal cases involves a variety of different considerations. In light of amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), mitigating immigration consequences can take primacy when defending against a criminal prosecution. Though David Chow is a Calgary criminal lawyer and not an Alberta immigration lawyer, he understands that it is sill important to have a working understanding of immigration issues.  Anybody who is not a Canadian citizen who is facing immigration issues should always consult with a qualified Calgary immigration lawyer. David Chow is one of many experienced Calgary criminal lawyers who offers a free consultation. He is not only a Calgary fraud lawyer, he is an impaired driving lawyer, a Calgary drug lawyer and Calgary defence lawyer who handles all domestic violence cases.  If you have been charged, call 403.452.8018.