Tyler Raymond is a criminal defence lawyer with Advocate Law in Edmonton, Alberta. Tyler represents clients charged with a variety of offences under the Criminal Code, Wildlife Act, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Traffic Safety Act. Prior to joining Advocate Law in 2021, Tyler spent time as a criminal defence lawyer with a mid-size firm in St. Albert, Alberta, where he represented clients charged with a wide-range of offences, including impaired driving, sexual assault, drug and weapons offences.
Prior to relocating to Edmonton, Alberta, Tyler spent two years as a Crown Prosecutor in Lethbridge, Alberta, where he conducted more than fifty criminal trials and handled the full range of criminal matters on behalf of the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service. As a Crown Prosecutor Tyler had carriage of many high-profile cases, was the lead Wildlife Prosecutor, and was a member of the Crown’s Impaired Driving Task Force. Having experienced both sides of the courtroom, Tyler is equipped to defend you against any charges, criminal or otherwise.
Tyler attended Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, where in 2009 he obtained his Bachelor of Arts, Highest Honours, in Law and Economics. After spending a number of years working for the Government of Canada, Tyler attended law school at the University of Ottawa, receiving his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 2016. In law school Tyler was a decorated advocate, including being awarded top oralist in the uOttawa first year moot by former Supreme Court Justice Louise Charron, and leading his law school to the gold medal at the International Baseball Arbitration Competition at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. After graduating from law school Tyler articled with one of the world’s most prestigious commercial law firms in Calgary, Alberta.
Tyler has appeared extensively before the Provincial Court, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and various administrative tribunals; where his work has been the subject of a number of published decisions. Tyler prides himself in offering practical advice to his clients and seeing them through challenging times.
Tyler is available to defend clients in and around Edmonton, including all surrounding areas.