Ian B. Kasper

Mr. Kasper joined Kapoor Barristers in 2017. He appears in all courts on trial and appellate matters.

He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo where he obtained a Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours). Thereafter he attended Osgoode Hall Law School, where his studies focused almost exclusively on criminal law and related topics. He worked extensively in the Criminal Division of the Community & Legal Aid Services Programme and received the Helen Grossman Q.C. Prize twice for his work.

Mr. Kasper completed his articles at the law firm of Greenspan Humphrey Lavine. Upon his call to the Bar in 2015, he opened a sole practice in chambers with a prominent criminal defence firm in Toronto. He acted as counsel on a variety of matters in criminal law, mental health law, and correctional law.

Mr. Kasper is called to the bar of Ontario and the bar of Nunavut. He is a member of the Private Panel for the Legal Services Board (Nunavut) and regularly acts as counsel on matters in the territory. He is a coordinator for the Summary Conviction Appeal Court duty counsel program at the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto and a member of the Pro Bono Inmate Appeal Program at the Court of Appeal for Ontario. He is an Agent for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer. He regularly volunteers his time to serve on the executives of professional organizations. Mr. Kasper is also a reservist in the Canadian Armed Forces. He currently serves as a Deputy Judge Advocate in the Office of the Judge Advocate General. He previously served with the Governor General’s Foot Guards in Ottawa and the Governor General’s Horse Guards in Toronto.