Laura McCarthy is a Halifax native and received her combined honors degree in microbiology & immunology and biochemistry & molecular biology from Dalhousie University. Laura obtained her Juris Doctorate law degree from the Schulich School of Law in 2012. Laura articled with Cox & Palmer of Halifax before joining Howe Law in June 2013. Laura opened McCarthy Law in June 2014 where she currently practices family and criminal law.
Our Mission is very simple- To have extremely satisfied clients. We understand many good people can easily make mistakes or get arrested when they have done nothing wrong. Many crimes are falsely reported and many people are wrongly charged. Guilty until proven innocent is how it goes a lot of time. Regardless of the merits of the case, being accused of a crime often results in a tremendous amount of emotional pain and anxiety for the accused and their loved ones. Our goal at McCarthy Law your Lawyer in Halifax is to make this process as painless as possible. We also take the time to explain the procedure and the various strategies available for obtaining the best result for your matter.
Criminal defense is not an easy task. Being a very good criminal defense lawyer in Halifax requires many skills: knowledge of the law and procedure, intelligence, experience, and the ability to communicate concepts in a meaningful way. Communication is key – a large part of our job is getting the prosecutor, judges, or jurors to understand the entire picture of what happened – not just the snapshot that is reported by the police or witnesses. Contact us anytime to get a Free case evaluation 902-431-4405 or 902-221-7631