Mr. Israels attended the University of British Columbia where he successfully obtained his Law degree, as well as his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Mr. Israels is an active member and in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia. He is also a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia as well as the Criminal Defence Litigation Group.  Mr. Israels is also a guest lecturer for the Justice Education Society of B.C. Mr. Israels has over 20 years of Courtroom experience in practicing Criminal law. Having formally worked as a Crown prosecutor for 5 ½ years in Vancouver (at Provincial and Supreme Court), as well as having prosecuted in North Vancouver, and as an “ad hoc” Crown in Surrey, Mr. Israels successfully learned not only the Crown’s perspective on the law, but also, how to prepare for and prosecute all types of criminal cases. Having switched sides to then do defence work, Mr. Israels is fortunate to possess a unique ability that allows him to analyze the Client’s case from both sides of the law. In short, Mr. Israels applies all of his valuable knowledge and trial experience gained as both Crown and Defence, when analyzing, preparing, and defending your case – a powerful, effective, and winning combination. Mr. Israels defends against all criminal law charges, with notable focus on: crimes of violence (domestic assault / spousal assault, and assault – all types), sexual offences (sexual assault, sexual interference, and historic sexual assault offences), Clients under investigation for sex crimes or crimes of violence, uttering threats, harassment, drug offences, and all forms of driving offences. If you find yourself arrested, under investigation, and/or facing any type of criminal charge(s), call Mr. Israels at (604) 488-1313 to set up a free, in-person, consultation to discuss your legal matter.