Welcome to Upward Youth Advocacy & Legal Services

Upward Youth Advocacy & Legal Services is a law practice focusing on both youth criminal defence and youth advocacy. Our services include providing legal representation to youth charged with a criminal offence and providing legal research and policy or program recommendations to community service providers that work with youth and families at risk.

Our Commitment

Upward Youth Advocacy & Legal Services is committed to:
  • providing comprehensive legal representation for youth charged with criminal offences.
  • ensuring that youth have equal access to legal representation regardless of their socio-economic status.
  • assisting in fulfilling the goals of the Government of Canada Youth Justice Renewal Initiative.
  • working with community service providers and government agencies that address the unique interests, issues and rights of children and youth at-risk.