Areas of Expertise
Maureen's practice includes both routine and complex criminal, regulatory and professional discipline cases. She has successfully represented clients before all levels of courts and tribunals across the province of Ontario.
Maureen's criminal practice focuses on both trial and appellate matters. She works directly with several institutional clients as external counsel, providing guidance and advice regarding compliance related issues. Maureen also represents members of police services, health care providers and other professionals across the province who have charged with professional misconduct or other offences.
Maureen also acts as BTZ Student Committee Chair and participates in the recruitment, hiring and mentorship of summer and articling students. She has been an instructor with the trial advocacy course at the University of Toronto since 2010. Maureen is often asked to present on a range of criminal and professional discipline related topics during conferences, training workshops and webinars.
Mar 18, 2015
Some Challenges and Considerations When Dealing with Mentally Ill Clients. Maureen Salama, Associate at Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP, has authored a compelling article on the challenges and considerations when representing clients with mental illness. The article is presented from a criminal defence lawyers' perspective and was published in the February issue of "Health Law in Canada" published by LexisNexis.
Jan 14, 2015
SCC decision applied in human rights case. It's unfortunate that professionals who have been cleared in criminal investigations and by administrative bodies sometimes have to continue to defend themselves, Toronto criminal lawyer Maureen Salama says in Law Times.
Jan 7, 2015
The enduring stigma of criminal charges in the Internet age Lingering online media stories has meant that the stigma of being charged with a crime often has long-lasting impacts on an accused person – regardless of the outcome of the case, Toronto criminal lawyer Maureen Salama tells Law Times.
Oct 27, 2014
'Job-hopping' expected for young grads: Salama. While frequent "job-hopping" can be more problematic the older a lawyer gets, it's not an entirely negative thing for a law student, a first- or second-year associate, Toronto criminal lawyer Maureen Salama tells the Lawyers Weekly.