Barrister & Solicitor
Jason Dos Santos obtained his Honours Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons.) from York University and his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. While at Law School Jason was a competitor in the Zuber Moot Competition at Windsor Law and was selected to compete in the national Laskin Moot Competition. In his last year of Law School he was also the Coach of the Windsor delegation in the Matthews Dinsdale Clark Labour Moot. While in Law School Jason was a Board Member of the Civil Liberties Association of Windsor, a Staff then Book Review Editor of the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues and the Editor-in Chief of the Oyez.
Jason has successfully defended cases ranging from First Degree Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder to Participation in a Criminal Organisation, Robbery and Drug Trafficking to Domestic Assault, Thefts and Impaired Driving. Jason has a particular interest in defending cases involving arbitrary police detention and arrest, illegitimate searches and wiretaps and police brutality. Jason is a fearless defender, always ready to take on the most difficult cases and achieve the best results for his clients.
Born and raised in the west end of Toronto Jason speaks and writes fluent Portuguese. He has appeared as a Legal Expert in that language on television, radio as well as print media. Jason is also a Board Member and the Advocacy Chair of the Portuguese Canadian Lawyers Association.