Michael Mines has helped our family on number of occasions. In all 4 occurrences. Mr Mines convinced the Crown to stay the charges. No Criminal record resulted.Michael as many strong relationships within the Crown and is well respected if not feared by Crown Prosecutors . Just knowing that Michael Mines is the lawyer on the case will give the Crown pause when considering going to trial. So no matter how significant your charge is, do not attempt to go with duty counsel. Go with the best and don’t take chances with your future.