Matthew Deshaye

Matthew Deshaye

Mr. Deshaye is a partner with the law firm of Dunn & Associates. He graduated with a degree in Justice Studies from Mount Royal College in 2006 and secured his degree in Law (LL.B) from the University of Manitoba in 2010 where he earned a number of coveted academic distinctions.

Mr. Deshaye is a partner with the law firm of Dunn & Associates and has been with the firm since 2010. During his time at Dunn & Associates Mr. Deshaye has established himself as an experienced and successful trial lawyer and has successfully defended clients charged with all ranges of criminal offences including impaired driving charges; drug possession/trafficking/production charges; serious personal injury offences (murder, manslaughter, aggravated assault, assault with weapons, sexual assault, etc.) and weapons offences to name a few.

Mr. Deshaye has always excelled in the area of criminal law and received his degree in Law (LL.B) from the University of Manitoba in 2010 where he was awarded the Irvin Goldman Prize in Criminal Law to recognize his top academic performance in his Criminal Law courses. These achievements stem back to his undergraduate degree at Mount Royal College where he was placed on the Dean’s and President’s List for his accomplishments. Prior to entering law school Mr. Deshaye worked as a clerk at Calgary’s Provincial Criminal Court where he became familiar with the various facets of the judicial system from an internal perspective.

In additional to acting as a partner at Dunn and Associates Mr. Deshaye acts as an executive member of the Criminal Defence Lawyer’s Association in Calgary and volunteers his time advocating for a just and fair judicial system.

Mr. Deshaye's strong academic ability combined with his work ethic and ability to maintain grace under pressure have proven to be an effective combination of skills in ensuring the best possible outcome for his clients. He will work tirelessly to get the best result in your case and is committed to advancing every possible legal defence in the pursuit of defending your freedom.

For a free 30-minute consultation regarding your criminal matters, Mr. Deshaye can be reached at

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