With 30 years of experience in Criminal Law,MuenzCriminal Law represents clients in Calgary and surrounding rural communities. They have appeared in criminal courts in Alberta, B.C., Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the Yukon Territory.
Rick Muenz has practiced exclusively in the area of Criminal Defence Law since 1993 and is a member of the Law Societies of Alberta and British Columbia. He has appeared in every level of court in the country, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has also appeared before administrative bodies such as the Driver Control Board, Transportation Safety Board and the Law Enforcement Review Board.
Rick has been a guest instructor for LESA (Legal Education Society of Alberta) for many years, including the “Intensive Trial Advocacy” program. He has also been a guest lecturer of the Bar Admission course in Alberta and has participated as a volunteer instructor with the University of Calgary Student Legal Assistance. He was recently invited to make presentations to both the Provincial Court of Alberta Judges and Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Justices Annual Educational Conferences.
Muenz Criminal Law offers a full range of legal services for criminal charges, from impaired driving offences, fraud, theft and drug offences to crimes of violence, including sexual assault, domestic assault, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm, murder and attempted murder and numerous other offences.
Thomas Scholten is a devoted advocate for his clients and he goes above and beyond to make sure his clients get the best possible outcome, whether in or outside of the courtroom. He can regularly be found in court or in front of adjudicators advocating for his clients.
More than anything, Mr. Scholten understands that facing a criminal charge or an immediate roadside sanction can be an extremely stressful experience. Together with Mr. Muenz, they will take delicate care of your legal matters and ensure that you have the best possible legal representation.
During law school, Mr. Scholten frequently assisted clients with all sorts of legal challenges as a volunteer with Student Legal Assistance. Mr. Scholten also competed internationally in the esteemed Jessup International Law Moot, the world’s largest moot court competition.
As a Dutch-Canadian, Mr. Scholten is also mindful of the additional consequences immigrants may face if convicted of a criminal offence. He is also mindful of Indigenous peoples’ history and experiences in Canada, as well of the unique experiences of each of our country’s many diverse communities. Mr. Scholten is dedicated to having an informed legal practice that respects each of his client’s unique backgrounds.