About Us

Stephen Hebscher and Bruce Karten (Retired) are recognized as two of the most prominent and respected Toronto criminal lawyers, practicing as ‘The Criminal Law Team’. They bring over 60 years of experience to their law practice.

Bruce and Stephen each have their own roster of clients, however, every client benefits from the experience of both these distinguished lawyers. They work together on cases to bring their combined knowledge to the table on behalf of each of their clients.

Our Law Team

Our Criminal Law Team will help you get the justice that you deserve.


Bruce Kartin, now retired, had an excellent reputation of obtaining superior results for his clients and in many cases has obtained not guilty verdicts at trial.

Bruce Karten

partner / Criminal Lawyer

Stephen has won many difficult cases for his clients, vigorously defends the rights of his clients, and his only concern is to negotiate the most favourable result for them.

Stephen Hebscher

partner / family lawyer

Scott Pearl represents clients charged with criminal & provincial offences, including Highway Traffic Act offences, at all courthouses throughout & surrounding the GTA.

Scott Pearl

partner / owner