About Us

Wolch Watts Wilson & Jugnauth is a Calgary law firm focusing on criminal and regulatory defence. The firm is widely regarded as one of the premier law firms in the country based on our significant experience and success. Many of our lawyers have gone on to become judges at the Court of Appeal, Court of Queen’s Bench and Provincial Court.

The firm is led by Hersh Wolch and Willie deWit who have dedicated their careers to criminal law. Hersh Wolch Q.C., was first called to the bar in 1965 and has distinguished himself internationally as one of Canada’s most prominent criminal lawyers. He is often involved in high profile cases that have helped shape criminal law in Canada.

Willie deWit Q.C., is a well known Olympian and former professional boxer. He has spent his entire legal career as a criminal defence lawyer earning recognition nationally as a forceful, trustworthy and knowledgeable advocate. He is also a faculty member of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, presenting annually at the National Criminal Law Conference on evolving legal issues to lawyers and judges from all across Canada.

Wolch Watts Wilson & Jugnauth has a team of highly respected and sought after lawyers dedicated to criminal and regulatory defence, at all levels of court in Canada.