Matthew Webber graduated from Osgoode Hall law School in 1990 and was called to the bar in 1992. He is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in criminal litigation. He managed a successful criminal law practice in Toronto up until moving to Ottawa in 2000. Upon arriving in Ottawa, Matt became a partner in the law firm Pinkofsky Lockyer. In 2004, he founded the law firm of Webber Schroeder Goldstein Abergel. The firm has grown into the largest and most vibrant criminal defence firm in the City of Ottawa.
Matt has lectured at continuing legal education programs conducted by such organizations as the Criminal Lawyers' Association and the Defence Counsel Association of Ottawa. He has guest lectured on numerous occasions at the University of Ottawa Law School.
Matt has represented clients at all levels of Court. He has argued cases before the Ontario Court of Justice; the Superior Court of Justice; the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada; the Federal Court of Appeal; and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has represented clients on all sorts of criminal charges but has spent the lion’s share of his time over the last decade successfully representing clients charged with murder. Matt has also spent endless hours over the last 7 years devoted to his role as public counsel on one of Canada’s few Security Certificate cases.