Mr. Greenspon is one of Canada’s leading lawyers and his induction into the American College of Trial Lawyers recognizes this. He practices criminal defence and personal injury litigation as the senior partner with Greenspon Granger Hill in Ottawa. Lawrence is the only lawyer in Ottawa who is a specialist certified by the Law Society of Ontario in both criminal and civil litigation. He co-founded REACH, the Resource Education Advocacy Centre for the Handicapped and was a Chair and Board member of the organization for over 10 years.
The American College of Trial Lawyers is an invitation only fellowship of exceptional trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds from the United States and Canada. The College thoroughly investigates each nominee for admission and selects only those who have demonstrated the very highest standards of trial advocacy, ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism and collegiality. The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission. The College strongly supports the independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.
Mr. Greenspon is a member of the Common Law Honour Society and represents the ideals of excellence, leadership and community for which the Honour Society stands. Mr. Greenspon is deeply involved with many community organizations and philanthropic initiatives. In recognition of his achievements and his leadership, Mr. Greenspon has been awarded the Gordon Henderson Award (County of Carleton Law Association) and the Advocates' Society Award of Justice.