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Marco Sciarra Criminal Lawyers is a reputable law firm based in the Greater Toronto Area, with a strong focus on providing experienced and dedicated representation in all areas of criminal and quasi-criminal law.

Led by Marco Sciarra, a passionate legal advocate with a wealth of experience, our team is committed to safeguarding your rights and securing the best possible outcomes for your case.

Meet Our Team



Marco Sciarra

Marco graduated from York University in 2003, earning an Honours Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Law and Society. Following his undergraduate studies, Marco pursued his legal education at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, subsequently being called to the Bar of Ontario in 2008.

Marco is an esteemed member of various legal organizations, including the Law Society of Ontario, the Criminal Lawyers Association, the Toronto Lawyers Association, Legal Aid Ontario, and the Canadian Italian Advocates Organization.



Nicola Perry

Nicola holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pure and Applied Mathematics with honours and distinction from Concordia University and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School.


Before starting as an associate, Nicola worked for Marco as both an articling and summer student. She has experience working on large scale wiretap investigations and search and seizure, and has worked closely with senior counsel on all matters including homicides, CDSA charges, armed robberies, impaired driving, and sexual assaults. 

Nicola is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Criminal Lawyer’s Association.



Melissa Widdifield

Melissa, a paralegal, graduated from CDI College in 2012 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Laws at the University of London England.


With prior experience at esteemed criminal law firms, she has assisted counsel in complex criminal matters at the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Melissa's practice centers on criminal law, Highway Traffic Act offenses, and aiding clients with record suspensions.


She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and a student member of the Criminal Lawyer’s Association.


Bronagh Ryan

Bronagh graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Public Policy. She graduated with honours and distinction. She received her J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law school. Bronagh has a particular interest in Gladue issues and working with vulnerable populations.

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If you or someone you know has been arrested or requires immediate legal advice, please contact our office.

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