"If you're going to be convicted by the State, the Crown should not be allowed to take short cuts. Everyone is afforded their day in court. It's our job to make sure you get your proper due process." - Tariq Salloum
Tariq Salloum is an up and coming lawyer at Fix & Smith. Tariq grew up in Edmonton and understands the issues facing his clients in the greater Edmonton area. From his upbringing in the community, Tariq is able to relate to his clients, and they are able to relate to him.
As an Edmonton criminal lawyer, Tariq has seen the unfortunate predicaments our citizens can get into in our city. During his extensive time spent in Edmonton court rooms, Tariq has witnessed the abuse that his clients can experience by the justice system, including cruel treatment of unnecessary strip searches, which can have a profound and negative effect on people.
If you've been charged with a criminal offense, you need to know: your rights need to be protected.
Tariq began his career at Fix & Smith in 2017, and has gained a great deal of experience in a short time. He has been directly involved in various criminal cases, including: drug possession, trafficking, impaired driving, and many others.
Tariq's ability to spot a breach of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is one of his greatest professional assets. For example, Tariq has been successful in upholding his clients' Charter rights for several breaches, such as arbitrary arrest and unreasonable detention by a police officer, without advising his client of their right to contact counsel. These Canadian fundamental rights are important to Tariq and he will make sure he fights for your right to have them.
"I won't be intimidated by government actors. If I'm going to fight for you, I won't back off. If I feel a person if suffering from injustice, I will stand up against the Crown for them." - Tariq Salloum