News + Cases of Interest

Some notable cases and news about the firm:

  • Delay application results in case being dropped

    March 3, 2017

    The firm obtained a judicial stay of proceedings which terminated the prosecution of serious charges, based on the 2016 Supreme Court of Canada decision in R. v. Jordan.

  • Acquittal at trial on sexual assault allegations

    After a trial at Provincial Court, on allegations of sexual assault and in a case involving security video footage, the firm’s client was found not guilty.

  • Dial-a-dope drug trafficking client avoids jail

    July 21, 2016

    After pleading guilty on a drug-trafficking matter involving the drug-delivery method known as a “dial-a-dope” operation, a client of the firm avoided jail on the basis that he was an exceptional case deserving of a restrained sentence.

  • Amber Timothy joins Martland & Saulnier

    June 3, 2016

    Martland & Saulnier is delighted to announce that Amber Timothy has joined the firm. Amber is from Tla’amin First Nation in Powell River, BC and has degrees from Trinity Western University and the University of British Columbia. She brings to the firm experience in criminal appeals, criminal and civil litigation, and a passion for protecting the rights of women, First Nations people and those most marginalized in our society.

  • Search warrant quashed in child pornography case

    June 30, 2015

    Acquittal follows a successful challenge to the police search and seizure.