Mr. Neuberger is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Criminal Law. He has a Master Degree of Law with a specialty in criminal law. Mr. Neuberger has extensive trial experience in the areas of sexual and domestic assault, threaten death and criminal harassment allegations, homicide, robbery, complex conspiracy cases, fraud, drug-related offences and impaired driving. Mr. Neuberger has successfully conducted numerous jury trials and has a unique and innate ability to address juries on serious criminal matters. In 22 years of criminal defence work, Mr. Neuberger has successfully defended over 800 sexual and domestic related cases. Mr. Neuberger is often retained by members of the teaching and medical professions on serious allegations, and has considerable experience in dealing with allegations before discipline tribunals.
Joseph Neuberger has been retained across Ontario and in other Provinces for high profile cases involving sexual assault, domestic assault, internet luring and homicide. Mr. Neuberger is often retained by clients who are facing charges arising from high conflict separation and divorce proceedings, as well as cases that arise from inter-personal relationships. Mr. Neuberger has worked for years in developing successful defence techniques that utilize other resources such as medical experts, forensic experts, private investigators and technology and social media experts to craft sophisticated and robust cross-examinations in order to expose false or misleading allegations. These have lead to his very high rate of success for his clients.
Mr. Neuberger is also often retained by police agencies, and government agencies on high profile Public Inquiries and Coroner's Inquests. Mr. Neuberger was retained by the Provincial Government to act as lead counsel on their behalf in the Cornwall Public Inquiry into historical allegations of sexual abuse in the community.
Mr. Neuberger is a sought-after commentator on criminal justice issues for local and national media including 640 AM, Global Television, CBC, City TV and various print media.
Mr. Neuberger was appointed to the Ontario Review Board in 2002 as a legal member and Alternate Chairperson. The Ontario Review Board has jurisdiction over individuals who have been found by a court to be either unfit to stand trial or not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder. Mr. Neuberger has sat on hearings for over ten years and has extensive experience with criminal matters involving mental health issues.
Mr. Neuberger is a leading expert in the areas of cross-examination and expert witnesses and is a featured chair and speaker at legal education conferences, worships and police colleges. Click here to read more on Mr. Neuberger's Cross Examination successes.
Mr. Neuberger is active in the legal community, including the Advocate's Society, Criminal Lawyers' Association and has served as a Trustee and Executive Board member for the Toronto Lawyers Association as the President. Mr. Neuberger is the past Editor-in-Chief of the Toronto Law Journal, a law journal published on line by the Toronto Lawyers Association and he is the author of "Assessing Dangerousness: Guide to the Dangerous Offender Application Process." To read the forward click here.