Jesse assists individuals and businesses navigate through difficult legal conundrums as a result of charges laid by the police or other government/regulatory entity, or as a result of a dispute with another party.   Jesse vigorously defends his clients rights while focussing on the best result in each circumstance. 

In criminal court, Jesse represents individuals facing all charges under the Criminal Code of Canada including assault, assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, assault causing bodily harm, sexual assault, sexual interference, dangerous operation, impaired driving, over 0.80, murder, homicide, weapon and firearm offences, and mischief. Jesse also prosecutes drug offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act on an agency basis on behalf of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.  

In civil court, Jesse represents individuals and businesses involved in conflicts with one another, including for breach of contract, wrongful dismissal, human rights violations, plaintiff sexual assault, breach of privacy, failed real estate transactions, trust claims, defamation, interference with economic activity, and breach of a professional duty.  

Jesse has considerable trial experience, and has appeared in trials and hearings at the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Justice, the Small Claims Court, the Landlord and Tenant Board and the Human Rights Tribunal.

Jesse is the Vice President of the Brant Law Association (“BLA”), which has a membership of approximately 100 local lawyers. Jesse sits on the BLA Social Committee.  

Jesse is a graduate of the Canadian-American Dual Juris Doctor (J.D.) Program at the University of Ottawa and Michigan State University College of Law. Jesse received his American J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law in 2014, where he graduated cum laude, and his Canadian J.D. from the University of Ottawa in 2015. Prior to his legal studies, Jesse received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Windsor in 2011.

After several years as an associate with Lefebvre and Lefebvre LLP, Jesse became a Partner in 2022. 


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