About Us


Founder/Sr. Paralegal

Maria has been a Paralegal since 1996, specializing in trials.

Maria is a staunch advocate and keynote speaker against wrongful convictions and participates in conferences internationally.

Maria is also a Director on the Board of Innocence Canada.

After suffering a miscarriage of justice for 25 years, Maria Shepherd and her family obtain justice.


Katherine has always had a passion for helping others.

In 2019, Katherine graduated from Sheridan College with her Paralegal diploma. Katherine was sworn in as a Paralegal in November 2019.

Katherine has joined our team as a part-time legal Assistant.

Shepherd Advocacy & Litigation


Travan is a 2nd year Paralegal Student Intern from Sheridan College.

Travan was born in Freeport, Bahamas and is pursuing his love for law in Canada. Travan aspires to become a lawyer with his focus being on criminal matters and wrongful conviction work.

Travan says "when you help someone, do it out of the kindness and goodness of your heart, not recognition".

We look forward to having Travan with us for the Spring of 2020.

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