Meet Our Team


JESSYCA GREENWOOD

PRINCIPAL LAWYER
​jessyca@greenwooddefence.com

University of Windsor
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

Wilfrid Laurier University
Honours Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Advocates Society Member

Canadian / Ontario Bar Association Member

Criminal Lawyers Association

Jessyca has been fiercely guiding and defending clients facing allegations of wrongdoing for more than a decade. Applying her extensive knowledge in criminal defence, she has litigated hundreds of trials and worked with individuals in crisis to offer trusted counsel and advice. Jessyca has appeared before all levels of Court in Ontario and frequently as amicus curiae to assist persons without Counsel as a friend of the Court.

Jessyca has defined her career by a firm commitment to accessible justice and advocacy for vulnerable individuals.


LEAH SHAFRAN

SENIOR ASSOCIATE
leah@greenwooddefence.com

University of Windsor
Juris Doctor (J.D.)

University of Detroit Mercy
Juris Doctor (J.D.)

University of Western Ontario
Honours Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Leah has dedicated her career to providing a strong legal defence for clients facing criminal charges. Leah is a tenacious advocate for her clients and appears regularly before the Ontario and Superior Courts of Justice. She has appeared before various administrative tribunals including the Ontario Review Board, the Consent and Capacity Board, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, the National Parole Board, and the Ontario Parole Board.

Leah earned law degrees from both the University of Windsor (Canada) and the University of Detroit Mercy (USA).


GRAEDON PFEIFFER

ASSOCIATE
graedon@greenwooddefence.com

University of Toronto
Master of Laws (LL.M)

Queen's University
Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Queen's University
Honours Bachelor of Arts (B.A.H.)

Graedon is dedicated to providing his clients with a strong defence. He prides himself on being empathetic and compassionate, while offering strategic legal advice.

Graedon's first experience in criminal law was working as a student advocate with the Queen's University Prison Law Clinic.. He successfully represented prisoners applying for parole, and defended those charged with institutional offences. He also assisted prisoners with appeals to the Court of Appeal for Ontario.


RAMANDEEP (RAMAN) GILL

LAW STUDENT

York University
Honours Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)



Raman is a law student at Greenwood Defence. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from York University in 2017 with a Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She is currently completing her legal education at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Raman’s interest in criminal law stems from her experiences of working with marginalized communities and vulnerable individuals.

We are a team of skilled trial lawyers in Toronto that vigorously defend our clients from all criminal, regulatory, and quasi-criminal charges. We have successfully litigated hundreds of cases, at every level of court in Ontario. We advise and defend our clients during times of crisis and secure excellent results. At Greenwood Defence, we practice law from a holistic and client-centred perspective. Our all-inclusive approach means we support our clients at every stage. We do not cut corners or compromise results.