Emily Dixon earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia, where she was a Dean's List Scholar. Before going to law school, Emily worked in the non-profit sector as a front-line worker in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Emily graduated from the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in 2013. During law school, she received the Annie Cadby Memorial Scholarship for Constitutional Law and the British Columbia Bar Association's Law Student Achievement Award.
Before being called to the bar in 2014, Emily worked at the Constitutional Law Branch at the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario. She then articled at a well-known constitutional and labour law firm, Cavaluzzo Shilton McIntyre Cornish.
As a lawyer, Emily worked as duty counsel for Legal Aid Ontario in downtown Toronto, where she fought for the rights of vulnerable adult and youth.
In running her own practice, Emily represents clients facing all types of criminal offences. She also routinely represents complainants and witnesses in criminal matters. Emily prides herself on getting the best results for her clients through hard work, dedication and effective advocacy.
Emily is committed to social justice and using the law as a tool for social change. She has over fifteen years experience in community organizing. She continues to be engaged in the community through pro bono and volunteer work.
Emily is licensed to practice in Ontario by the Law Society of Ontario and is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.