Ottawa Criminal Defence Lawyers

Ottawa Criminal Defence Lawyer

A criminal charge, or even getting caught up in a criminal investigation, can upset your entire life, threatening your reputation, livelihood, family, marriage, and future. No one should risk everything by trying to go it alone when faced with a police investigation where you are a target. As soon as possible, the prudent choice is to retain experienced and skilled Ottawa criminal defence lawyers who know how to work with the police, the prosecutors, the judges, and the attitudes that surround the criminal justice system. Now is the time to call Auger Hollingsworth for a free consultation.

Get the Legal Defence You Need

When your liberty and reputation are in jeopardy, it’s time to retain experienced criminal defence lawyers who have made criminal law the focus of their careers. This is not the time to try out a rookie, but to hire experienced criminal defence lawyers who will listen, investigate, and develop a strategy to protect your rights and freedoms while defending any charges.

The sooner you contact Auger Hollingsworth, the sooner we can provide you with the best, most effective defence possible. Your defence is rooted in the facts of your case, and our lawyers will get to know your case so that every possibility is uncovered and every outcome explored—dismissal of the charges, negotiated lesser charge, trial by jury.  We will work with you to minimize the stress and interruption by fighting for bail and fairness throughout the process. We are here to defend you.

We Defend You

There is nothing more important to you than an effective defence to a criminal charge. Once retained, the criminal defence lawyers at Auger Hollingsworth are ready to meet you, dive into your case, examining the police reports, identifying and interrogating witnesses, researching the law, and hiring experts, if needed.  We know how to develop a defence to your charges, to protect your reputation and liberty. Each criminal prosecution is unique because each defendant has a unique story. We will defend you with specific strategies devised from the unique facts of your case.

The skilled lawyers of Auger Hollingsworth are thorough, compassionate, aggressive advocates who will fight for your freedom and future.


As an Ottawa-based criminal defence and trial lawyer, Richard won’t hesitate to hold the government to its burden, and force the prosecutor to prove that they have a case. We support clients with the following charges.

At Auger Hollingsworth, we develop a defence which is unique to the facts of your case by listening to you and your concerns and gathering evidence from the police and other sources. We work with our clients to provide a supportive environment of trust and calm so that decisions about your future can be made in your best interests. We defend against charges of:


Criminal Harassment

Bail Hearings

Dangerous Driving

Domestic Violence

Impaired Driving



Resisting Arrest

Theft Offences

Violent Crimes

Sexual Assault

Weapons Charges

Have you been charged with a criminal offence? Speak with an experienced criminal defence lawyer.

Call Now (613) 699-8192

Recent Cases

Careless driving

Ottawa, ON

A car stopped at a red light on a Saturday night in Ottawa was rear-ended by a car that my client, Tony, was driving. After colliding with the vehicle, Tony dislodged his car from the other car and fled the scene. The driver and passengers of the car that had been hit were not injured and were able to provide Tony’s license plate number to police. Police arrested Tony at his home after he could not provide any reasonable excuse for leaving the scene of an accident.

Read More Recent Cases