Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto  (2015)

Dissertation: Reputational Privacy & the Internet:  Can Law Help?


Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto  (2006)

Thesis: Regulating The Privatization of War


University of Western Ontario (1990)


University of Windsor 


Called to Ontario Bar I 1990, Law Society of Ontario 

Goodmans LLP, Toronto ON  (1990-91) Articles-at-Law


Elizabeth A. Kirley, Barrister & Solicitor  (1992-2010)

Criminal, Family & Children’s Law – Toronto ON    

Assistant Crown Attorney (2003-08)  

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, Toronto ON

Children’s Representative, Office of the Children’s Lawyer (2002-05)

Custody, Access & Adoption representation

Staff Advice Counsel, Legal Aid Ontario (1992-2002)

Criminal Law, Family Law, Children’s Law               


 DEAKIN UNIVERSITY, Faculty of Business & Law, Melbourne AU (2017, current)

  •  Senior Lecturer, research focus on technology law, cybercrime, artificial intelligence, and cognitive robotics as they engage issues of data retention, global health, reputational privacy, national security, and evidentiary challenges raised by the emerging law of digital  speech

YORK UNIVERSITY, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto (2009 – 2018 adjunct)

  •  Professor for courses in The Law of Digital Crime; Organized Crime; The Law of Policing, National Security Law 

  •  Course Director, LLM Intensive Professional Development introductory course “Issues in Criminal Law”

RYERSON UNIVERSITY, Criminal Justice and Criminology, Toronto (2012-13)

  •  Assistant Professor, Criminal Law, National Security, Policing