Welcome to the Law Offices of R. Michael Rodé

criminal lawyerR. Michael Rodé is a criminal lawyer. Based in the city of Kingston, he defends clients accused of criminal and quasi-criminal offences throughout Eastern Ontario including Kingston, Napanee, Bellville, Picton, Sharbot Lake, Perth, and Brockville.

R. Michael Rodé is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, the Kingston Criminal Defence Lawyers’ Association, the Canadian Prison Lawyers’ Association and the Mental Health Legal Committee.

Experienced Criminal Lawyer

R. Michael Rodé is an experienced criminal lawyer. He has defended criminal cases in the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He has successfully defended clients charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act as well as the Criminal Code of Canada. He also defends clients charged under the Provincial Offences Act, and has run successful appeals for clients convicted in absentia.

R. Michael Rodé has appeared before the Parole Board of Canada with positive results and taken matters to Federal Court on Judicial Review. He has also appeared before the Ontario Review Board assisting clients found Not Criminally Responsible.

As a member of the Mental Health Legal Committee, R. Michael Rodé has appeared on numerous occasions before the Consent and Capacity Board, assisting clients who have been hospitalized involuntarily.