Karen Symes


Building a successful legal practice means building a highly effective team, one where each member brings their unique talents, education, experience, and ability to the table. The Law Firm of Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman is made up of experienced criminal defence lawyers committed to providing the best possible defence to every one of their clients.

The firm also believes strongly in the mentoring process, and seeks to train and provide learning experiences for the next generation of legal professionals. To this end, Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman is proud to welcome student at law Karen Symes as the newest addition to their legal team.

Karen recently completed her undergraduate degree at McGill University in Montreal, where she studied philosophy and English literature. She went on to complete her L.L.B at the University of London in the United Kingdom, graduating with a First Class Degree as well as the First Class distinction on her dissertation in International Human Rights Law.

More recent educational experience included a Masters of Law at the University of Toronto, where she concentrated on constitutional law and equality rights. While completing her LL.M., she spent time volunteering at Downtown Legal Services; this work provided valuable insight into criminal cases throughout the court system in Toronto.

Karen Symes is honored to be a part of the Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman firm as an articling student, where she is applying her unique skills advocating on behalf of clients. She is committed to furthering her interests in human rights and social justice through a career in criminal legal defence.

Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman: Criminal Defence Lawyers On Your Side

The Law Firm of Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman is committed to providing the highest standards of legal defence for individuals and corporations charged with criminal offences. This formidable team of lawyers has decades of combined experience in all areas of criminal law, including conducting trials and arguing cases at all levels of court in Ontario as well as before the Supreme Court of Canada. They also provide legal assistance to other lawyers and firms in a variety of legal fields, such as immigration or family law, when those matters cross the line into the criminal arena.

The firm has established a reputation within the Ontario court system for its commitment to justice and unwavering dedication to professionalism. For a free initial telephone consultation, contact Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman at 5000 Yonge St, Suite 1708, Toronto ON M2N 7E9, or by calling (647) 931-5828.