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 Polnicky Lighter.
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 – National Vice-President
Justice for Juveniles – Founding member
St-Leonard’s Society – Officer and member of the Board of Directors (Quebec and National office)
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