My name is Brad Smith.
I am a BC criminal defence lawyer.

I provide:

• A skilled and strategic approach to your case which focuses on getting results

• Almost 20 years of specialized experience in criminal law, including as a prosecutor

• Attention to detail in planning your best defence

• Personal service, with all the important legal work on your case done by me, not a junior associate or a student

• A team of professionals if your case requires a group effort

I provide a complete range of criminal law services throughout the Lower Mainland, Interior and elsewhere in BC.

If you are under investigation, have been arrested or are facing criminal charges, call Brad Smith, QC today toll-free at 1.844.336.7303.


I provide a complete range of professional criminal law services throughout the Lower Mainland, Interior and elsewhere in BC.

If you are under investigation, have been arrested or are facing criminal charges, call Brad Smith today toll-free at 1.844.336.7303.


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What People Are Saying

Brad handled a matter for me in five days that could have taken months. Professional, capable, wickedly smart. You can look all over BC but will not find better.

P.H., Williams Lake, BC (former client)

The professionalism Brad displayed throughout the case I assisted him with as co-counsel was undoubtedly a determining factor in why it was brought to a very satisfactory conclusion for his client.

Renzo Caron, Criminal Lawyer, Kamloops, BC

I’ve worked closely with Brad Smith on a number of files. He is a courageous and clever lawyer, quick to find defences that others may miss. Brad Smith is respectful of his clients and his colleagues and is a credit to the legal profession

Kyla Lee, Criminal Lawyer, Vancouver, BC

I am pleased to recommend Brad Smith to anyone seeking an experienced Vancouver criminal lawyer. He brings to his practice a level of commitment, ethics and client service that is second to none. I have had no hesitation in recommending him to clients and the feedback has been very positive in all areas.

Liana Murphy, Family Lawyer, Vancouver, BC

Brad Smith is an outstanding criminal lawyer – thanks to him I avoided a criminal record that would have been detrimental to my future, and was able to put what was a very stressful chapter in my life behind me. I highly recommend Brad Smith to anyone in trouble with the law or facing criminal charges!

Q.W., Vancouver, BC (former client)

Brad, I cannot thank you enough for getting me out of my driving predicament. I am truly grateful and have learned a lesson.

S.S., Burnaby, BC (former client)

When I got in trouble with the law I hired Vancouver criminal lawyer Brad Smith to represent me. Brad really went the extra mile for me and as a result things turned out way better than they otherwise might have. Thank you, Brad!

D.J., Delta, BC (former client)

When my son was arrested I needed help fast. Someone I trust recommended Vancouver criminal lawyer Brad Smith. He immediately contacted the police and as a result of his efforts my son was never charged. I have no hesitation recommending Brad Smith to anyone in need of an excellent Vancouver criminal lawyer.

V.B., Vancouver, BC (father of former client)

Brad, I would like to thank you for all your help during such a difficult time for our family. Your efforts exceeded my expectations. I could not have asked for a better outcome. I have no hesitation in referring anyone who might need legal representation to you.

S.A., Port Coquitlam, BC (mother of former client)

As my criminal defence lawyer, Brad Smith gave sound advice, was organized, meticulous and very compassionate to my situation. He kept me appraised of issues as they arose and immediately resolved them. We won our case in court and I strongly believe Brad was one of the reasons we did. I recommend Brad to anyone who needs an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer to assist them with their criminal matters. You will not be disappointed with his excellent service.

R.L., Kamloops, BC (former client)

Brad Smith is a smart, hardworking and exceptional mastermind who takes the initiative from the onset. I had full confidence in his defense tactics and can attest that he is both a thorough and balanced criminal lawyer. On a personal side, Brad showed genuine concern for my well-being and was readily accessible for consultation and support during a difficult period. I felt privileged and honored to have him spearhead my defense team and do consider him one of the finest barristers.

C.R., Langley, BC (former client)

Brad Smith impressed me with his professionalism and his experienced, sound reasoning. He is an extremely intelligent, articulate litigator, who in my particular circumstance sought to obtain the best-balanced resolution. I have had occasion to deal with a multitude of lawyers, far beyond that of the average man, and believe Brad to be a man of integrity and compassion. A fact that might escape those persons inexperienced with the legal system, is that Brad retains the respect of prosecutors, which is critical to those cases where negotiation and compromise might be available.

B.L., Terrace, BC (former client)

Brad Smith helped me out during a very difficult and stressful time in my life. He was extremely knowledgeable and kept me well informed through the entire experience. He went above and beyond my expectations. I am very grateful to have had his legal counsel and support.

C.K., Williams Lake, BC (former client)
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Frequently Asked Questions

People in trouble with the law often ask:

• Should I talk to the police if someone’s accused me of a crime?

• What does it mean if I was arrested and released without being charged?

• Do I really need a lawyer if I’m planning on pleading guilty?

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