Elizabeth (Lisa) Bristow

Elizabeth Bristow, who likes to be known as Lisa, completed her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Windsor, majoring in Criminology and Communication Studies.  She earned a Master’s degree in Sociology, specializing in Criminology at the University of Windsor.  She completed her second year of her Master’s degree while in her first year of a joint law degree program at the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy.

Lisa earned an LL.B. and a J.D. when she graduated from law school, allowing her to practice law in both Canada and the United States.
 
During her three years at law school, Lisa was an active participant in clubs and societies at both schools. Lisa was a member of the Criminal Law and Social Justice group for three years.  In 2010/2011 she was also a member of the University of Windsor’s Arnup Cup team, which is a trial advocacy competition involving law schools in Ontario.  The team won second place at the regional competition and travelled to Ottawa to participate in the national competition, the Sopinka Cup.  The team again won second place as well as three individual awards.

In her graduating year, Lisa was the recipient of the John Whiteside Award for her involvement and dedication to the University of Windsor Law School.   
 
Lisa was a summer law student with Pinkofskys Criminal Trial and Appeal Lawyers in 2010.  She returned to the firm, under its new name, Rusonik, O’Connor, Robbins, Ross, Gorham & Angelini LLP, for the 2011/2012 term to complete her articles. Eager to begin her practice, she went straight from articling to practicing criminal law as a lawyer at the firm. She defends summary and indictable criminal cases as well as matters in provincial offences court such as speeding. She has trial experience in the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice and Provincial Offences Court. Lisa practices throughout Ontario, primarily in the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario.

Lisa also offers services as a Notary Public.

For a free consultation, call Ms. Bristow at 416-598-5741 or email her at bristow@criminaltriallawyers.ca to book an appointment.

Lisa accepts both private retainers and legal aid certificates, and is a member of the LAO Gladue Panel.

To learn more about Lisa, please visit her website at http://www.torontocriminalcounsel.ca/