From prosecutor to Calgary criminal defence lawyer
Susan Karpa’s experience in criminal law is like no other. Ms. Karpa began her career as a Crown prosecutor in General Prosecutions. Selected to join the Organized Crime (gang) section of Specialized Prosecutions, Ms. Karpa was one of the youngest prosecutors hired into the branch. She prosecuted several high profile cases involving wiretaps, search warrants, firearms, undercover police investigations, robbery, assaults, sex assaults, weapons and murder. As the Designated Firearms Crown for Alberta Susan Karpa advised, assisted and taught defence lawyers, prosecutors and the police about weapons offences and firearms investigations.
Ms. Karpa takes the depth of her experience and puts it to work exclusively as a criminal defence lawyer. Susan Karpa has an intricate knowledge of how to defend firearms and weapons related offences, knows how the system works, and will use that knowledge to represent you to the fullest degree, regardless of the charge you face.
Susan Karpa provides a client-focused approach to her practice. She will regularly meet with you and update you as to the status of your case. She will discuss your options and review the best tactics and strategies to use in your defence. The Court process will be explained to you, and she is committed to making herself available to personally speak with you whenever possible.
If you are at the Calgary Remand Centre, Ms. Karpa will meet with you at the institution and she will make every effort to meet with you at other institutions whenever possible.
Susan Karpa brings her decade of prosecution experience into her role as a Calgary defence lawyer; experience is invaluable to anyone facing criminal charges.
Susan Karpa knows how the system works. She will use that knowledge to represent you to the fullest degree, regardless of the charge you face.
Susan Karpa will vigorously defend you. She will always look out for your best interests.