Erin is based in Victoria, and practices Aboriginal law and public interest environmental law.
Erin has been involved in all aspects of Indigenous legal matters with a particular interest in protecting natural resources and sustainable resource development, including negotiating and drafting impact benefit agreements and assisting in navigating environmental assessment processes. She has also assisted in drafting Constitutions and laws for First Nations and worked with Indigenous clients on corporate and employment law matters.
Erin is committed to environmental issues and works with social and environmental justice non-profit organizations and citizens on environmental law and policy research questions. She works frequently with the University of Victoria’s Environmental Law Centre, and has supervised law students as part of the Environmental Law clinical program as well as having completed the UVIC Environmental Law Centre’s two-year Associates program. Erin is also the BC Legal Advisor to Rivers Without Borders.
Erin has also supervised law students as part of the Pro Bono Students Canada program and has applied her legal skills to various volunteer projects relating to environmental and social justice, as well as animal welfare causes. She is currently an organizer with Lawyers for Climate Justice, a group of lawyers focused on advancing climate justice within the legal profession in Canada.
Erin’s dedication and hard work were recognized when she was awarded the 2015 Law Foundation of British Columbia’s Public Interest Award.
In her spare time, Erin enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors with her family.