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Mr James Newton


Mr James Newton graduated from the University of Alberta law school in 1988. After articles with a general-practice firm, he joined the Alberta Justice Department as a Crown Prosecutor in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. After four years there, he was transferred to the Appeals and Criminal Law Policy branch at head office, in Edmonton Alberta, and worked as Appellate Counsel for the Attorney General of Alberta until 1997. Representing the Crown in the Supreme Court of Canada and the Alberta Court of Appeal, Mr. Moreau also advised the government on issues of criminal law policy.

 From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Moreau practiced civil litigation with Witten Binder, a large and prominent Edmonton firm before joining Barret Law firm assisting our clients all over Canada on criminal defense .