Defending Drug Charges

Defending drug prosecutions is arguably an area of expertise within the general practice of criminal law. Drug investigations tend to be more sophisticated and the resulting prosecutions more complex than many other criminal proceedings. In choosing a lawyer to defend a drug prosecution, there is no substitute for meaningful experience.  

You want a lawyer with a well-established record of not just  “defending” drug prosecutions but “winning” drug cases. Patrick  Fagan’s track record is set out herein for all to see and speaks for itself.

Patrick Fagan has a unique and diverse background from which to draw in defending drug prosecutions. He is the only criminal defence lawyer in Canada with 5 years experience as an RCMP drug investigator. Before entering law school Patrick Fagan had extensive training and experience in conventional criminal investigations, undercover techniques, wiretapping, interrogation, search warrant preparation and execution, surveillance and witness preparation.

Patrick Fagan’s experience as a drug investigator resulted in his testimony being accepted as that of an expert in Provincial Court and Superior Court in matters of drug use and trafficking.

The Bottom Line Is This…

For 5 years Patrick Fagan’s professional life was devoted to putting drug cases together; the last 35 years have been devoted to taking drug cases apart. He has successfully defended hundreds of drug cases all across this country ranging from simple possession to record-breaking drug seizures.

There is no case too big or too small for Patrick Fagan to defend -- every client is important.

SOME OF PATRICK'S HIGH-PROFILE CASES:

  • Calgary Sun Police Pull Over Minivan 8 million cocaine and meth

    Judge Upholds Decision, Releases Alleged Gangster

  • Medicine Hat News Major Drug Seizure

    Record $4-million Seizure

  • Man Cleared in Drug Bust