R. v. M.J. [Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary, March 2019]

For the third time in two years M.J. was charged with a litany of offences relating to the alleged possession of and trafficking in cocaine. Each time Ms. Fagan successfully secured his release on bail. For M.J.’s third arrest he retained the services of another lawyer for the purposes of bail and was ordered detained in custody by the presiding Justice of the Peace. He then retained Ms. Fagan to conduct a bail review.

BOTTOM LINE: Ms. Fagan successfully obtained M.J.’s release on bail.