Paul Doroshenko, Q.C.
Paul Doroshenko, Q.C. is an experienced criminal defence lawyer with the knowledge and expertise to get you results. His practice is devoted to criminal defence and drunk driving law. His main goal is ensuring that his clients avoid a criminal record.
During his career, Paul Doroshenko has handled more than 5,000 cases in BC, Alberta, Ontario, the Northwest Territories and Newfoundland. He has handled many criminal matters, from sex assaults and white collar crime, to drunk driving and theft.
Paul keeps his clients informed as cases progress through the justice system. He believes in advancing the best interests of his clients. In many cases, Paul’s clients are simply good people who have made a mistake. Often, Paul can turn back the clock and put his clients back in the position they were in before they were arrested.
Paul Doroshenko has been the leading opponent against BC’s impaired driving legislation. He is often sought out by media for his expertise on Immediate Roadside Prohibitions and is a well-respected member of the law community. He has delivered and chaired many presentations to the BC Trial Lawyers Association and the Canadian Bar Association on DUI and impaired driving. He co-authored a paper on the Latest Developments in the IRP Immediate Roadside Prohibition Regime. He has presented to lawyers in California, Illinois, Quebec, Alberta and BC. Due to Paul’s extensive knowledge on impaired driving investigation, BC Government actually sued his office to prevent him and his lawyers from using their knowledge to defend their clients.
Paul Doroshenko is a member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association, the National College for DUI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the California DUI Lawyer’s Association, and the Trial Lawyers Association of BC. He has completed the police training to conduct Standardized Field Sobriety Tests in accordance with the NHTSA guidelines.
He is the only lawyer in British Columbia who owns and operates a vast collection of police breathalyzers including the Intox EC/IR, Breathalyzer, Alco-Sensor FST, BAC Datamaster, Alco-Sensor IV, Alco-Sensor V XL, Alcometer SL2, Intoxilyzer 400 and the Intoxilyzer 5000. He has operated and calibrated the most commonly used Approved Screening Devices (ASD) used in British Columbia. With an understanding of the law, electronics, mechanical engineering and computers, Paul is uniquely skilled to challenge breath test results.
Although Paul Doroshenko is a trial lawyer, he takes all steps to keep his clients from having to face the court by resolving cases expeditiously and often out of court so his clients avoid a lengthy and painful criminal prosecution. Paul does what it takes in law to succeed at trial. A number of his leading cases have become precedents used in courts around the country.
The initial consultation with Paul Doroshenko is free of charge. He is accessible and easy to talk to. All you need to do is give him a call.
Hiring a Vancouver criminal lawyer may be the most important decision in your life. We encourage you to read what our former clients have to say about their experience with Paul Doroshenko.
Paul Doroshenko is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to help you with your criminal case. Help is only a phone call away.