Shaunna Kelly, B.A (Hon), J.D. 

Call to the Bar/Practice

Shaunna was called to the bar with the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2009 and practices exclusively in the area of criminal defence.  She practices in all areas of criminal defence, with a specific focus on interpersonal and violent offences, including both domestic and non-domestic charges.

Shaunna focuses much of her practice in the area of the specialized Aboriginal Persons Gladue Court, representing Indigenous people who have come in contact with the criminal justice system.


Criminal Lawyer's Association 

Indigenous Bar Association 

Gladue Court Representative (Criminal Lawyer's Association ) - since 2015


Shaunna graduated from Laurentian University's Law and Justice Program in 2004. She then went on to attend Queen's University, graduating with a J.D. in Law in 2008.  While at Queen's University, Shaunna had the opportunity to participate in the Correctional Law Project (as it was then called, now the Prison Law Clinic), obtained her international criminal law certificate from the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, U.K. and attended as a visiting student to Osgoode's Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources and Governments.

Shaunna accepts LEGAL AID! Please contact Legal Aid Ontario @ 1-800-668-8258 to see if you qualify.