B.SC., B.A., Criminology (Honours), LL.B. (Honors)
Rishma Visram Gupta graduated from University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science degree, specializing in Biology. She then went on to University of Toronto (Georgia Campus) and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honors, with a double major in Criminology and Society, Ethics and Law.
She went to one of the top law schools in the United Kingdom, University of Leicester law school and earned her LL.B. She participated in the Innocence Project. She started her practice of law in Toronto.
Toronto Criminal Defence Lawyer
Soon after she graduated, Rishma articled at Rusonik, O’Connor, Robbins, Ross, Gorham, Angelini, LLP one of the biggest firms in Toronto and upon receiving her license to practice law, she became a partner at this firm. Her clients referred to her as the ‘bail queen’. She later opened her own firm RG Law. Because of her success rate she started being invited to conferences to give talks from her insight into the law.
Rishma practices exclusively in the area of criminal defense law. She has successfully defended clients charged with Homicides, including Attempt Murder, Assault, Assault Bodily Harm, Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault offences, Sexual Interference, Domestic Violence, Firearm cases, Drug cases, Drug trafficking cases, Importation, Robberies, Thefts, Break and Enters, Home Invasions, Criminal Conspiracy & Organized Crimes, as well as offences against Young Persons pursuant to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Rishma is a supporter of other professionals in their pursuit of achieving higher levels of excellence. Dr. Crawford, trauma surgeon for the victims of the toronto van attacks, recently provided a discussion on mental health amongst surgeons and medical professionals. See the presentation here.