Robert Hubbard is senior general counsel for the Department of Justice, Ontario Regional Office. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto Law School, and he was called to the Bar in 1977. He joined the Department of Justice in 1977 as counsel in the Prosecution Section. From 1986 to the present, he has been the Coordinator of Criminal Appeals for the Ontario Regional Office. In addition to arguing appeals in the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada, he has prosecuted a number of complex white collar crime cases. He has given a number of lectures at Law Society of Upper Canada Programmes, Canadian Bar Association Programmes, Prosecutors Seminars, the Bar Admission Course, and other programs. Has written several articles on criminal law subjects and is co-author of the recently published text Wiretapping and other Electronic Surveillance: Law and Procedure.