Jonathan J. Israels – Vancouver Criminal Lawyer
Mr. Israels successfully obtained his Law degree from the University of British Columbia. He also has his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Israels is an active member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the Trial Lawyer’s Association of British Columbia, and the Criminal Defence Litigation Group. He is also a former lecturer for the Law Courts Education Society of B.C.
Mr. Israels is a Criminal Defence Lawyer with over 18 years of Courtroom experience in practicing Criminal law. Having worked as a Crown prosecutor for over five years in Vancouver (Provincial and Supreme Court), North Vancouver, and as ad hoc in Surrey, Mr. Israels gained a unique ability and perspective on the law – from both sides. He applies that valuable knowledge and trial experience, when defending YOUR case.
As a Criminal Lawyer, Mr. Israels practices exclusively in the field of criminal law of all criminal law charges; most notably: crimes of violence (domestic assault / spousal assault, and assault – all types), sexual offences (sexual assault, sexual interference, and historic sexual assault offences), drug offences, and driving offences (driving while prohibited / driving while suspended, dangerous driving, and impaired driving / drunk driving, IRP’s (Immediate Roadside Prohibitions), as well as challenging driving prohibitions imposed by the Superintendent’s Office).
R. v. K.C. 
Charge of domestic assault (causing bodily harm to Client’s wife) – challenge to Complainant’s evidence – successfully resolved – charge dropped – STAY OF PROCEEDINGS – NO CRIMINAL RECORD
R. v. D.B. 
Charge of domestic assault (Client’s ex-girlfriend) – challenge to Police evidence – successfully resolved – charge dropped – STAY OF PROCEEDINGS – NO CRIMINAL RECORDAL RECORD
R. v. H.H. 
Client under investigation for sexual assault – challenge to Complainant’s evidence – successfully resolved before any criminal charges laid – CASE CLOSED – NO CHARGES
R. v. H.K. 
Client under investigation for assault (road rage) – challenge to Complainant’s evidence – successfully resolved before any criminal charges laid – CASE CLOSED – NO CHARGES