Toronto Court Criminal Defence, Family Law, Civil & Administrative Litigation and Appeals Lawyer

We assist clients in all Toronto courts. Most of our appeals practice is centred in Toronto as well as some of our trial practice for clients who wish to retain knowledgable, accessible counsel who will keep them constantly informed about case progress and who are looking for value and strategy rather solely a lawyer located two blocks from their home or the courthouse. Our fees with travel may still be significantly less than similarly qualified Toronto counsel. 

Gordon Scott Campbell used to practice on Bay Street as a Federal Crown Prosecutor, and knows the ins and outs of the Toronto court system. Contact us today to discuss your Toronto court needs, and we'll starting working out a successful litigation plan for you. You'll find that we're very accessible by email, telephone and Skype, and work collaboratively with all our clients to secure the optimal results possible for them. 

The 12 Toronto Courthouses

As if navigating your way around the justice system wasn't challenging enough already, Toronto complicates things by having 12 separate courthouses. The courthouse you goes to depends on the subject of your case, and the location it arose in.

1. 361 University Avenue

The 361 University Avenue courthouse hears all civil, family, and criminal Superior Court of Justice indictable matters originating anywhere within Metropolitan Toronto boundaries for Criminal Code cases prosecuted by the provincial Crown Attorneys employed by the Attorney General of Ontario as well as for Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and other matters prosecuted by Federal Crown Prosecutors employed by the Attorney General of Canada. 

2. 393 University Avenue - 10th Floor

Superior Court of Justice hearing Civil and Family matters. 

3. 330 University Avenue

Superior Court of Justice hearing Commercial, Bankruptcy & Estates matters.

4. Old City Hall 

The Old City Hall courthouse located at 60 Queen Street West hears certain Ontario Court of Justice summary offence matters and the initial stages of indictable matters originating within the old City of Toronto boundaries for Criminal Code cases prosecuted by the provincial Crown Attorneys employed by the Attorney General of Ontario, and hears all Ontario Court of Justice matters originating anywhere in the Metropolitan Toronto area for Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and other matters prosecuted by Federal Crown Prosecutors employed by the Attorney General of Canada. 

5. College Park

The College Park courthouse located at 444 Yonge Street hears certain Ontario Court of Justice summary offence matters and the initial stages of indictable matters originating within the old City of Toronto boundaries for Criminal Code cases prosecuted by the provincial Crown Attorneys employed by the Attorney General of Ontario. 

6. 311 Jarvis Street

The 311 Jarvis Street courthouse hears all Youth Court criminal matters for Toronto. 

7. Court of Appeal for Ontario

Located at 130 Queen Street West at the historic and very atmospheric Osgoode Hall, the Court of Appeal for Ontario is the highest level of court in Ontario. It hears all indictable appeals, and all further appeals of summary conviction appeals. Its jurisdiction is only superseded by the Supreme Court of Canada, but because that court only grants leave to appeal to about 1 in 10 cases that apply for leave, the Court of Appeal is practically your last best shot at an appeal in Ontario. 

8. Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal

Located at 130 Queen Street West, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal hears ...

9. Tax Court of Canada

Located at 180 Queen Street West, the tax court is a Superior Court hearing matters related to income tax, goods and services tax, and employment insurance.

10. North York 1000 Finch

The North York courthouse located at 1000 Finch Avenue West hears Ontario Court of Justice matters for Criminal Code cases prosecuted by the Attorney General of Ontario. 

11. North York 2201 Finch

The North York courthouse located at 2201 Finch Avenue West hears Ontario Court of Justice matters for Criminal Code cases prosecuted by the Attorney General of Ontario. 

12. Scarborough

The Scarborough courthouse located at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East hears Ontario Court of Justice matters for Criminal Code cases prosecuted by the Attorney General of Ontario. 

 

Toronto Superior Court of Justice

361 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1T3
Tel.: 416-327-5000

 

Superior Court of Justice - Civil and Family 

393 University Avenue, 10th Floor, Toronto, ON M5G 1E6

 

Superior Court of Justice - Commercial, Bankruptcy & Estates

330 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1R7

 

Old City Hall - Ontario Court of Justice

60 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M3

 

College Park - Ontario Court of Justice

444 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 2H4

 

Jarvis Street - Youth Court

311 Jarvis St, Toronto, ON M5B 2C2

 

Ontario Court of Appeal, Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal 

130 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2N5

 

Tax Court of Canada

180 Queen St W #200, Toronto, ON M5V 1Z4