Caitlin is an articling student at Engel Law.
Caitlin received her Bachelor of Social Work from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC in 2014, and her Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Alberta in June 2020.
Prior to law school, Caitlin worked as a social worker/support worker and gained extensive advocacy experience. This unique background provides her with a holistic, client-centred, and trauma-informed approach to her legal practice.
While in law school, Caitlin held positions of leadership in the LGBTQ+ law student society, the equity and diversity committee, and volunteered her time conducting research on prostitution law. She also volunteered with Student Legal Services, providing legal outreach assistance to sex workers in Edmonton and gaining courtroom experience with the Criminal Law Project. Caitlin also has experience with Gladue research, police complaints, prison issues, and criminal appellate procedure. She has taken specialized courses in Charter litigation and bail procedure and is a current member of the Alberta Prison Justice Society’s Advocacy Committee.
Caitlin’s particular areas of interest include criminal defence, police misconduct issues, and prison issues. She is eager to assist you with these matters.
In her spare time, she likes to garden, play Dungeons and Dragons, and go hiking.
- • Bachelor of Social Work, 2014
- • Juris Doctor, 2020
- • Criminal Trial Lawyers’ Association
- • Alberta Prison Justice Society
- Community involvement
- • Advocacy Committee, Alberta Prison Justice Society, 2020 to present
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