I'm Geofrey Simair...

I’m a criminal defence lawyer serving Victoria, Colwood, Duncan, Nanaimo and Vancouver Island since 1996.

I help regular people get the best possible outcome in their case, taking into consideration their unique circumstances .

I understand that facing criminal charges is intimidating and can cause a lot of stress. It can feel like the whole world is crumbling, and you want nothing more than to make this problem go away. 

I can help.

I’ve dedicated my career to helping my clients get the best possible results when faced with a variety of criminal charges, including:

  • Impaired Driving
  • Drug Driving
  • Assault
  • Theft or Robbery
  • Drug Charges
  • Internet Crimes
  • Roadside Prohibitions
  • Driving While Prohibited

If we decide to work together, I guarantee that you will get an assertive and committed defence attorney on your side.  I have a long-standing reputation for delivering positive outcomes for my clients. 

My education includes:

  • 1995     LL.B. (juris doctor equivalent) – University of Victoria
  • 1992     B.A. (History, Psychology) – University of Victoria

Professional Associations/Experience

  • Successfully conducted trials in BC Provincial Court and Supreme Court, including jury trials and complex, multi-week litigation.
  • Guest Lecturer:
    - University of Victoria Law – Criminal Procedure, Advocacy
    - Professional Legal Training Course
    - Continuing Legal Education Society of BC - Winning Advocacy Skills Workshop
    - Canadian Bar Association, Criminal Justice Subsection (Victoria)
  • Guest Judge – University of Victoria Law School Moots

This formal education combined with my proven results in the courtroom, means you can depend on me to deliver the best possible outcome for your unique circumstance.

Every case that I take on is given the attention required for the most positive result. I don’t believe in taking the “easy way out” and I will do my due diligence and research to ensure that we have a strong, solid case. I will only recommend a plea-bargain if it’s in your best interest. 

In short, I’m dedicated to making sure you’re treated fairly and get the best possible result for your unique case.

Or call me at 250 385 4500

Geof Simair Criminal Lawyer on Vancouver Island

Mr. Simair did an awesome job and gave me a boost of confidence when I desperately needed it. I would have been a basket case without him! 

Found innocent of ....

We are very thankful he took our case. His positive approach, hard work and dedication was evident throughout and in court. 

Release on ....

He made it look easy. I am very happy he was my lawyer. 

All .... Charges Dropped.