Andrew Furgiuele once defended a Nonno and got him off.
He regularly appears in all levels of court in Ontario. He also defends lawyers in Law Society disciplinary proceedings.
Andrew was called to the Bar in 2008 after articling for Frank Addario. He has a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Andrew knew he wanted to be a criminal lawyer since forever and studied the subject carefully at law school. Andrew was awarded the Alan Mewett Prize in Criminal Law. Before law school, Andrew earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics and Political Science also at the University of Toronto.
Andrew is a Toronto Director of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association. He also helped create the Recent Call Committee of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, a group dedicated to helping young lawyers sharpen their skills. He has guest edited “For the Defence” magazine. In addition, he sees himself as a bit of a funny guy.
- R. v. Modeste, 2016 ONSC 3955 (CanLII)
- R. v. Iyeke, 2016 ONCA 349 (CanLII)
- R. v. Oladimeji, 2012 ONCA 19 (CanLII)
- R. v. J.B., 2011 ONCA 404 (CanLII)
- R. v. Wierzbicki, 2012 ONCA 794 (CanLII)
- Alan Honner v. Law Society of Upper Canada, 2011 ONLSHP 166 (CanLII)
- R. v. Farinacci, 2010 ONSC 585 (CanLII)
- R. v. Turpin, 2011 ONCA 193 (CanLII)
- R. v. Miniaci, 2011 ONCJ 491 (CanLII)
- R. v. Cole, 2011 ONCA 218 (CanLII)
- R. v. J.W., 2014 ONCA 322 (CanLII)
- Heron v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2014 FCC 770 (CanLII)