Erin Dann earned a bachelor of journalism from Carleton University in 2002 and received her LL.B. from Queen’s University in 2007. She graduated first in her class from both Carleton and Queen’s. Erin clerked for the Honourable Justice Morris Fish at the Supreme Court of Canada where she had the opportunity to work on a number of important criminal law cases. She was called to the bar in 2008 and completed a Canadian Bar Association/Canadian International Development Agency internship in Lao PDR assisting in the implementation of the UN’s Enhancing Access to Justice Project. On her return to Canada, Erin worked at the Crown Law Office Criminal before joining the criminal defence bar in 2010. She practices at both the trial and appellate levels. Erin is the regional session co-ordinator for the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute, a member of the Queen’s Law Moot Advisory Council and former co-chair of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s New Collection Committee. She is also a regular speaker at continuing legal education seminars and is an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School.