About Roulston Urquhart Criminal Defence


Roulston Urquhart Criminal Defence is a boutique criminal law firm that specializes in defending individuals against prosecutions for criminal and regulatory offences.  


Why Hire Roulston Urquhart Criminal Defence Lawyers?

When your future and your freedom is on the line, our criminal defence lawyers, will fight on your behalf to protect you and your rights. 


The lawyers at Roulston Urquhart Criminal Defence pride themselves in ensuring that every avenue of preparation and analysis is undertaken to ensure your rights are protected and you obtain the best possible result.  Often as a result of this preparation your matters can be resolved without the need for a trial.

We practice exclusively in the area of criminal law.

Criminal law is an expansive always-evolving area of law.  Our expertise in criminal law enables us to identify issues and potential defences in your case.  Our knowledge of the law enables us to recognize instances in your case where your rights protected under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms have been violated resulting in the exclusion of evidence (including statements you have provided) seized by the state.


We put a premium on the accessibility of our criminal defence lawyers and support staff.    We are committed to providing you with support every step of the way and will ensure that all of your phone calls, emails or texts get returned within 1 business day. If your matter is urgent- for example, if you or your loved one has just been arrested- someone is available to assist you with advice or a bail hearing 24 hours a day.


When you hire a lawyer from Roulston Criminal Defence you know that you have a group of lawyers who are committed to your case and to the practice of criminal law.  Our firm has a team of lawyers that all have different strengths and backgrounds who often collaborate to work together to get the results you are looking for on your case. 


If you have been charged with a criminal offence for the first time we understand the anxiety that a criminal record can bring.  We use our expertise to work hard on your behalf to ensure that you do not obtain a criminal record where possible. 


Being charged with an offence can be extremely stressful and impact you in every element of you and your family’s life.  We pride ourselves on treating our clients with professionalism, courtesy and compassion. 


The lawyers at Roulston Urquhart Criminal Defence have experience in all criminal and quasi-criminal offences including homicides, impaired driving/DUIs, drug offences, sexual assault, aggravated assault, domestic assault, weapons/firearm offences and internet offences.  We have built our reputation as tough effective advocates by taking on difficult high profile cases.  Read here about the lawyers at Roulston Urquhart Criminal Defence Firm in the news.


We offer a variety of fees.  Our fees are reviewed with you in detail with no surprises.  We offer affordable payment plan options and are able to arrange a payment structure that works for you.


Every jurisdiction and every courthouse has its own way of doing things.  The lawyers of Roulston Criminal Defence Firm have represented our clients throughout Alberta (including Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Taber, Cardston, Brooks, Fort McMurray, Fort Macleod, Cochrane, Didsbury, Canmore, Strathmore, Cold Lake, Grande Prairie), Saskatchewan and British Columbia.