Michael Lacy, BA, LLB, is an experienced trial and appellate counsel who practises
primarily in the area of criminal defence. He regularly appears as counsel before the
Ontario Court of Appeal and has argued cases for parties and interveners at the Supreme
Court of Canada. He is a former president of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association
and continues to serve on their intervention committee. He acts pro bono as duty
counsel for the Ontario Pro Bono Inmate Appeal Program and volunteers as a mock
judge for the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute. He has co-authored other books and
regularly speaks at continuing legal education seminars in the area of criminal law.