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Major Case Management Office

Updated on: Wednesday, December 30, 2009


Criminal Staff Counsel, Major Case Management Office


Legal Aid Ontario is pleased to announce that Craig W Fleming has been hired as the first staff Criminal Counsel of the Major Case Management Office. Mr. Fleming is a member of Legal Aid Ontrario’s Extremely Serious Criminal Matters Panel and has practiced criminal law exclusively for the past ten years.

Mr Fleming will be responsible for supporting the Major Case Management Office by conducting litigation of serious criminal trials, including homicides.

Click here for additional information about Criminal Staff Counsel, Major Case Management Office.

The hiring process for staff of the Major Case Management Office continues and Legal Aid Ontario will provide regular updates.


Criminal Litigation Contractors


Legal Aid Ontario has entered into retainer agreements with two private bar lawyers who are members of the Extremely Serious Criminal Matters Panel. They will be providing legal services to LAO clients and LAO for the duration of the contracts.

LAO continues to invite qualified lawyers to submit an Expression of Interest for Criminal Litigation Contractors. Criminal Litigation Contractors from the private bar will provide legal services for serious cases, as needed. Click here for further information about this ongoing opportunity.

For background information about the LAO Expression of Interest Criminal Litigation Contractors please follow this link.

Past Updates

November 30th, 2009 - Major Case Management Office update