Amy is an appellate lawyer with a practice primarily devoted to conviction and sentence appeals. She regularly appears in the Court of Appeal for Ontario. She is often retained to assist with other forms of complex criminal and quasi-criminal litigation, including professional discipline matters.
Amy is a proud graduate of the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. She completed two articling terms as a judicial law clerk, assisting the judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Superior Court of Justice before being called to the bar of Ontario in 2010.
After articles, Amy was awarded The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr Scholarship from the Canadian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies to complete her Master of Laws at the University of Cambridge. Amy then spent a term at the Inns of Court in London as a Pegasus Scholar.
Before striking out on her own, Amy worked with and learned from, a select group of the country's most-respected defence counsel and senior legal professionals.
As a reflection of her academic background, Amy has taught in the faculties of law at the University of Windsor and Queen's University, and regularly acts as a tutor for the Law Society of Ontario's Barrister examination.
Amy is a dedicated and active member of the Pro Bono Inmate Appeal Program, assisting self-represented criminal appellants before the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Amy is a member of the Criminal Lawyers' Association and the Toronto Lawyers Association.