JD (Osgoode), Law Society of Ontario
Karen Lau-Po-Hung is a Criminal Defence Lawyer who practices in the Greater Toronto Area. She is a partner at Rusonik, O’Connor, Robbins, Ross, Gorham & Angelini, LLP, Canada’s largest criminal defence firm.
Ms. Lau-Po-Hung has focused her entire academic and professional career in Criminal Law. In university, she studied criminology and graduated with highest distinction. She continued in criminal law at Osgoode Hall Law School. During law school she worked closely with Toronto judges on a number of criminal court cases. She has a strong interest in cases where police have violated an individual’s rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom.
Ms. Lau-Po-Hung has been counsel for all type of cases in the Ontario Court of Justice & Superior Court of Justice including charges of First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, Attempt Murder, Narcotic cases – Trafficking & Possessing for the Purpose, Firearms, Robbery, Sexual Assault, Domestic Assault, Dangerous Driving, Break and enter, etc.
Ms. Lau-Po-Hung has successfully negotiated withdrawals for all types of offences and has secured jury acquittals for various offences including First and Second Degree Murder.