Howard Krongold, C.S.
Partner, Certified Specialist (Criminal Law)o: (613) 235-9779
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Howard is widely recognized as a leading appellate lawyer, known for his precise and creative advocacy.
Howard is a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law and a partner at Abergel Goldstein & Partners LLP. His practice focuses on appeals and complex trials. Howard has appeared as lead counsel in over 75 appeals before the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and he has argued several significant cases before the Supreme Court of Canada. At the trial level, he has successfully defended clients charged with murder, large-scale drug trafficking, and sexual assault.
Howard was an adjunct professor of law at the University of Ottawa, where he taught The Law of Evidence, and he regularly lectures at professional-education conferences. He is a former director of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.
Howard holds an honour’s degree from the University of King’s College, and earned his law degree (Dean’s List) from Dalhousie University. He began his career as an articling student with the Toronto law firm Greenspan Humphrey Lavine. Following his call to the bar, Howard was awarded the Harold G. Fox Education Fund Scholarship, and spent a year as a pupil-barrister at the Middle Temple in London, England.