Lorne Goldstein graduated from the University of Western Ontario law school in 1996 and was called to the bar in Ontario and New York State in 1998. Lorne spent a year in sole practice and then joined the Ottawa branch of the Toronto based lawfirm, Pinkofsky Lockyer. In 2004, Lorne became one of the founding partners at Webber Schroeder Goldstein Abergel. From 2004 to 2008 he was the managing partner. Webber Schroeder Goldstein Abergel has now become the largest criminal defence boutique firm in Eastern Ontario.
Lorne has been active in the associations relevant to his field including the CLS at the University of Western Ontario, the CJLSA (past-president), the CCLA, the DCAO, CBAO and the New York Bar Association. He has also been active in providing continuing legal education by mentorng junior counsel both in the firm and through the CLA and Legal Aid, as well as speaking at the DCAO conference.
Lorne has presented briefs and testified before the House of Commons and the Senate. He has published several articles on the topic of Dangerous Offender litigation. He taught the Professional Responsibility and Skills component of the Law Society of Upper Canada’s licensing program. Recently Lorne was appointed to the review committee for the LSUC to ensure that the Barrister's Exam competencies are appropriate and effective. Lorne has coached the Arnup Cup team from the University of Ottawa, a tradition that is still carried on by members of Webber Schroeder Goldstein Abergel.
Lorne sits on the Legal Aid Area Committee, was a member of the CLA Litigation Committee and volunteers with the ISLP (International Senior Lawyers Project).
Lorne teaches Trial Advocacy and The Law of Homicide at the University of Ottawa.
Lorne provides service to his clients in both of Canada’s official languages.