Me Jeffrey Boro


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Me Jeffrey Boro is a criminal lawyer with over forty-five years of advocacy experience. In 2002, with Robert Polnicky and Daniel Lighter, he founded the firm Boro Frigon Gordon Jones.

Me Boro has pleaded before every level of court in both Quebec and Ontario, including numerous appeals before the Quebec Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

In 2008, Me Boro was awarded the Robert-Sacchitelle Prize for Excellence in Litigation by the Montreal Criminal Defence Lawyers Association (AADM).

Me Boro was chair of the Comité de révision de l’aide juridique and is currently the president of the Association d’entraide des avocats de Montréal. He has served as president of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Quebec region, as well as being the Vice-President of the national organization. Me Boro has also periodically lectured in the field of criminal law at McGill University.


L.L.L., Université de Montréal | 1969
B.A., Sir George Williams | 1966

Associations and Professional Activities

Barreau du Québec | 1970
McGill University | Lecturer in criminal law | 2008
Association d’entraide des avocats de Montréal | President
Bar Committee concerning the Illegal Practice of Law | Member
Lord Reading Law Society | Liaison officer for justice and judicial appointments
Canadian Jewish Congress | Quebec | President
Canadian Jewish Congress | Canada | Vice-President
Justice for Juveniles | Founding member
St-Leonard’s Society | Quebec and Canada | Officer and member of the Board of Directors