TOM SCHNEIDER, of the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario, currently practices in the areas of criminal law and administrative law at both the trial and appellate levels. Upon entry to McGill Law School in 1985, Mr. Schneider was awarded the James McGill Award for academic excellence. He graduated with honours in 1989, with both LLB and BCL degrees. While in Montreal, he served as a law clerk for a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, was called to the Quebec Bar and worked for a time at McCarthy Tétrault . After arriving in Toronto in 1991, Mr. Schneider acted as Duty Counsel at Old City Hall in Toronto and, in 1993, became an Assistant Crown Attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario. Between 2000 and 2003, Mr. Schneider served as Counsel to the Chief Coroner of Ontario. Mr. Schneider graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2008 with an LLM in Criminal Law.
Mr. Schneider is currently an instructor at Osgoode Professional Development and serves as senior counsel to the Ministry of Labour of Ontario.