Hamilton Criminal Lawyer

Criminal Lawyer Hamilton

The Bernstein Law Group is located in the core of downtown Hamilton across from St. Joseph’s Hospital on James Street South. Stephen and Robert Bernstein are natives to Hamilton and are very familiar with the area along with its Court system. Our lawyers have a well-founded rapport with the Crown Attorneys Office and know how the legal-world works in Hamilton.

Stephen Bernstein has served the Hamilton area for over 35 years and is considered among the most skilled and respected lawyers in the City. The Bernstein Law Group is a top-rated and award-winning law firm and utilizes its knowledge of the law to the benefit of every client.

The Bernstein Law Group occupies and operates out of one of the famous historic buildings in Hamilton known as the ‘Balfour Manor’. Stephen and Robert Bernstein transformed the old heritage house into their law office while preserving the ornate character of the building. Additionally, we pride ourselves on being wheelchair accessible (with access through the rear parking). If you require wheelchair access please notify our office ahead of time so that we can better assist you and have trained staff operate the elevator lift. We have parking in the rear off of Herkimer Street to better serve you.

The Bernstein Law Group has established a well-rounded and successful name for itself here in Hamilton as the top-rated criminal law firm in Hamilton. Our wealth of Court room experience gives our firm the resources allowing us to leave no defence unturned. We specialize in  criminal law dealing with the most serious cases that only a lawyer well-versed in the law can properly defend. Our lead lawyer, Stephen Bernstein sits on the Serious Offences Legal Aid Panel of which a select group of lawyers are permitted to handle the most serious of cases such as murder.

Serving Hamilton for criminal law matters is among our firm’s greatest strengths having represented thousands of local cases over the years. From small cases to high profile, theft to murder, we strive to achieve the absolute best results for our clients.

Stephen Bernstein began his practice in 1982 and has been representing some of the most vulnerable clients in the most serious situations since his legal roots were established. If you or a love one is facing criminal charges, hire a lawyer with a trusted name and reputation that will fight for your rights getting you the results you deserve.

Contact the Bernstein Law Group

Call us at 905-546-1990 or email us. We offer free consultations for clients charged with a criminal offence.

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Bernstein Law Group




250 James St S, Hamilton, ON L8P 3B3


Our legal team provides services in all languages throughout Ontario.  Our Hamilton criminal defence lawyers specialize in drug offences,  sexual assault, theft/robbery, weapons offences, and youth offences.

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