About Us

Principal Lawyer Adriana Ortiz

Principal Lawyer Adriana Ortiz

Adriana Ortiz is a licensed Colombian and Canadian lawyer. She practiced in the area of criminal law for eight years, both as a prosecutor and defence counsel in the city of Medellin during the late 1990s. Due to her passion for the profession, she decided to return to the practice of law in Canada. She is now assisting her clients with criminal & immigration matters.

Adriana has a B.A. in political science and a Juris Doctor from la Universidad Pontifica Bolivariana, located in Medellin, Colombia. She also received a Master of Laws (GPLLM) from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

In Medellin, she was a successful trial lawyer with considerable experience in criminal law. She investigated over 200 trials as a prosecutor and completed over 40 trials as lead defence counsel.

Adriana grew up in Canada and returned to Colombia in her teenage years. After completing her J.D. in Colombia, she worked in the Office of the Prosecutor General “Fiscalia General de la Nacion” in a specialized anti-extortion and kidnapping unit for a period of four years (1996-2000).

She was also employed as a partner by a renowned lawyer in Colombia, in the field of tax law. While at this firm, Adriana focused on white collar crime . These matters were brought to trial in front of district and circuit courts.

Adriana is not only passionate about the law, but also about achieving the best outcome for her clients. She is knowledgeable, committed, persuasive and always well prepared to advocate on your behalf. She will make it her priority to win your case. Although English is her native language, Adriana speaks fluent Spanish.

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Areas of practice:

CRIMINAL LAW:

Bail Hearings, Impaired driving (DUI) & over 80, Robbery, Theft, Shoplifting, Assault,  (Simple Assault, Aggravated Assault, Assault with a Weapon, Domestic Assault and Sexual Assault), Prohibited and Restricted Weapons, Drug Offences.

IMMIGRATION LAW:

Detention and Hearings. Visas, Express Entry, Permanent Residence

The firm represents clients in:

Newmarket, Bradford, Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Orangeville, Barrie, King, Markham, Richmond Hill, Whitchurch-Stouffville, and Vaughan, Toronto, Brampton, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Burlington, Oakville, Hamilton, and Milton.