Michael Kruse

Kruse Law

1000 Finch Avenue West, #600A Toronto, Ontario M3J 2V5

(416) 900-3889

Michael Kruse is a seasoned criminal defence lawyer with over 26 years of trial experience in Ontario. Mike heads up Kruse Law Firm which is dedicated to vigorously defending individuals charged with any type of criminal offence or impaired driving.

Mike graduated from Queen's University in 1984 with a degree in Business. He went on to attend the University of Western Ontario where he received a Bachelor of Law degree in 1987 and he was called to the Ontario Bar as a Lawyer in 1989.

After being called to the Bar, Mike worked for four years as an Assistant Crown Attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General in both Windsor and Toronto. During his tenure as a criminal prosecutor, Mike gained extensive criminal trial experience in all areas of criminal law including impaired driving. Mike successfully prosecuted may jury trials in the Superior Court of Justice and hundreds of trials in the Ontario Court of Justice.

Since entering private practice in 1993, Mike has successfully defended thousands of individuals accused of criminal charges. Through Mike's effective defence strategies, he has earned the respect of his clients as well as colleagues, prosecutors, and judges throughout the province. He is known throughout Ontario as a skilled, tactical and diligent criminal defence lawyer. Mike has a proven track record of winning very difficult and seemingly unwinnable criminal cases.

Mike is a member in of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Essex County Law Association and the Ontario Criminal Lawyers Association. He has been a lecturer and instructor for the Ontario Bar Admission Course for several years in the area of Criminal law.

Mike is one of three top former prosecutors working at Kruse Law Firm.

Kruse Law Firm has many offices throughout Ontario to serve you. If you have been charged with a criminal offence in Ontario, you want Mike and his team on your side to give you the best chance of having your charges overturned so that you can move on with your life.

Kruse Law Office Locations

Toronto Office
1000 Finch Avenue West, #600A
Toronto, Ontario M3J 2V5
(416) 900-3889

Kitchener Office
311 Frederick Street
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2N6
(519) 744-0973

London Office
88 Wharncliffe Road South
London, Ontario N6J 2K1
(519) 649-6666

Windsor Office
370 Shoreview Circle
Windsor, Ontario N8P 1M7M
(519) 739-9427

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