The Honourable Justice Joseph Di Luca Joseph received his LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 1996 and his LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2003. He was called to the bar in 1998 and practiced criminal law for over 18 years prior to his appointment to Ontario Superior Court of Justice on October 20, 2016. While in practice, Joseph conducted both trials and appeals and appeared before all levels of Court including the Supreme Court of Canada. He also had the privilege of regularly appearing before the Court of Appeal for Ontario as duty counsel for indigent inmates and as amicus curiae on mental health related appeals. For over 13 years Joseph was an instructor and then co-director of the Criminal Law Intensive Programme at Osgoode Hall Law School. He also taught Criminal Law Ethics and Evidence in the Common Law LL.M. Program. In 2010, he was a co-recipient of the Osgoode Hall Law School Teaching Award given in recognition of teaching excellence. Joseph has lectured and presented papers at many continuing legal education programs and conferences held by various organizations including the Federation of Law Societies, The National Judicial Institute, The Criminal Lawyers’ Association, The Crown Attorney’s Association, The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Ontario Bar Association. Joseph is a co-author of Carswell's Forms and Precedents Collection: Criminal Law Precedents, 2nd Edition.
FRASER KELLY Fraser is General Counsel with the Ministry of the Attorney General, Province of Ontario in London, Ontario. He has been a Crown for just over 31 years. Since 1998 Fraser has been extensively involved in legal education across Canada – primarily in the fields of search and seizure including wiretap. He has been part of the faculty at the Federation of Law Societies’ National Criminal Law Program since 2014. Fraser has presented at OHIA’s annual conference twice before following two successful complex homicide prosecutions: R. v. Sandham et al (the Bandidos homicide) in 2010 and R. v. Zvolensky et al (the murder of Nadia Gehl) in 2013.
ANDREW FURGIUELE Andrew has a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where he was the recipient of the Alan Mewett Prize in Criminal Law, awarded to the student or students in the graduating class with an outstanding record in the field of criminal law. Before law school, Andrew earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics and Political Science also at the University of Toronto. He was called to the Bar in 2008. He appears in all levels of court in Ontario and also defends lawyers in Law Society disciplinary proceedings. Andrew is a Toronto Director of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, and he also helped create the Recent Call Committee of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, a group dedicated to helping young lawyers sharpen their skills. He has guest edited “For the Defence” magazine.