Joseph A. Neuberger

Professional Activities

Neuberger named Vice President of the Toronto Lawyers Association Criminal lawyer Joseph Neuberger was officially named vice-president of the Toronto Lawyers Association at the organization's recent TLA Awards of Distinction. - Read More here

Joint Study Institute - Seminar June 20-23, Montreal, Quebec. Mr. Neuberger was asked to speak and present a paper on the interplay between Canadian law and foreign and international law in the criminal context. Mr. Neuberger presented a paper on Extradition and the extra-territorial application of Charter to investigations and prosecutions in foreign countries.  To read about Extradition, click here.

Joint Study Institute Schedule

Presenter and Panel Member on Extradition, National Judicial Institute, Court of Appeal of New Brunswick (May 2008) - Attended as an expert in criminal and extradition law, with emphasis of Constitutional - Charter based challenges to extradition requests at the committal phase, appeal and Minster's Review.

Cross-Examination College (May 2011) Joseph Neuberger co-chaired a one day continuing education program for practicing lawyers on the skills necessary for effective cross-examination of complainants in sexual and domestic assault cases and police officers who are affiants on search warrants.

Program Agenda
Criminal Cross-examination College

Cross-Examination College (May 2008) - Joseph Neuberger co-chaired a two day program for the Advocate Society and Criminal Lawyers Association on the fundamentals of cross-examination for lawyers who practice in criminal law. The program focused on putting the defence case to a complainant in cross-examination and undermining the Crown's case through cross-examination of Police Affiants.

Defending a Sexual Assault Case Part II (May 2007). Chair and Instructor for an annual program put on by the Advocate Society and Criminal Lawyers Association to instruct lawyers who practice in the area of criminal law on the intricacies of cross-examination of witnesses, handling of unique issues and argument before a jury in sexual assault cases.

Trying a Sexual Assault Case (April 2006). Chair and Instructor for an annual program put on by the Advocate Society and Criminal Lawyers Association to instruct lawyers who practice in the area of criminal law on the intricacies of cross-examination of witnesses, handling of unique issues and argument before a jury in sexual assault cases.

Co-chair and program author for The Advocates' Society (Toronto, Ontario), Criminal Litigation Skills Certificate Program. 2002 to present. Courses include:

Defending a Domestic Assault Case (October 2004). Mr. Neuberger co-chair of a program instructing other counsel on the complex nature of defending domestic assault cases. Domestic assault cases require keen preparation and unique cross-examination skills. Mr. Neuberger designed this program to enhance the skills and knowledge of fellow advocates.

Conducting the Bail Hearing (March 2004). Mr. Neuberger co-chair of a program instructing other counsel on the skills required for conducting a successful bail hearing or bail review.

Cross-Examination of the Expert Witness (October 2003) Mr. Neuberger co-chair of a program instructing other counsel on the required skills and preparation for cross-examination directed at undermining Crown expert testimony in all areas, including forensic testimony, psychiatric testimony and scientific.

Appointed to the Ontario Review Board, as alternate chairperson and legal member, June 2002.

Editor-in-Chief, Toronto Law Journal.

Often retained and consulted by the Ministry of the Attorney General, Solicitor General and Correctional Services, on Coroner Inquests and prosecutions under provincial legislation.

Provides expert legal analysis for Global Television Network. Visit our Video Centre to view video segments.

Instructor, Criminal Section, Bar Admission Course at the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Trustee of the Toronto Lawyers' Association.

Member of the American Trial Lawyers' Association.

Member of the Toronto Criminal Lawyers' Association.

Member of the Advocates' Society.

Guest Lecturer, Queens University Law School, Dangerous and Long Term Offenders, 2012

Co-Chair and panel member Toronto Lawyers Association, Defending the Mentallly Ill, 2012

Co-Chair and panel member for the Cross-Examination College, Advocate Society, May 2013