John Navarrete

John Navarrete


Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mr. Navarrete’s practice at Neuberger & Partners LLP focuses primarily in the area of criminal law and quasi-criminal matters including professional disciplinary hearings. Mr. Navarrete has appeared before all levels of Court in the Province of Ontario including the Court of Appeal for Ontario. In addition, Mr. Navarrete appeared as co-counsel at the Supreme Court of Canada in the matter of R. v. Gomboc.

Mr. Navarrete graduated from the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law and he subsequently summered and articled with Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP. During his articles, Mr. Navarrete completed an intensive litigation rotation with the late Edward L. Greenspan, Q.C. and returned to that firm as an associate from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Navarrete has also worked as an Assistant Crown Attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario).

Mr. Navarrete has participated as an instructor at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Cross Examination College CPD Program. Mr. Navarrete also participates as a moot judge for the Cassels Brock Cup held annually at the Court of Appeal in Toronto.

Mr. Navarrete is one of the founding members of H.O.L.A. (Hispanic Ontario Lawyers’ Association), now known as the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association. He is also a member of C.I.A.O. (Canadian Italian Advocates Organization).


  • Mr. Navarrete has co-written various articles in the areas of Criminal Law including on its impact into family law proceedings. He is also a contributor to the Toronto Lawyers Association’s online “Toronto Law Journal”.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Quasi-Criminal Matters
  • Professional Disciplinary Hearings

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2004


  • University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, Windsor, Ontario, Canada – 2003
    • Honours: Alvin D. Flom Award for highest standing in civil litigation
  • York University
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1999
    • Honours: Specialized Honours
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Contributor, Toronto Lawyers Association’s online “Toronto Law Journal”

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Upper Canada, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (Ontario), Member
  • Advocates’ Society, Member
  • Toronto Lawyers Association, Member
  • Criminal Lawyers’ Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP, Summered and Articled
  • Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP, Associate, 2004 – 2008
  • Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario), Assistant Crown Attorney


Toronto Office:
1392 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto, ON M6C 2E4
York Region Office:
2800 14th Avenue, Markham
Ontario, L3R 0E4
Fax (416) 364-3271