Amy Salyzyn


Amy Salyzyn
Faculty member

Associate Professor, Common Law Section, Faculty of Law

Room: FTX 369

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Dr. Amy Salyzyn is a Faculty member at Center for Law, Technology and Society, and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Amy Salyzyn is an expert in the area of legal ethics, lawyer regulation, the use of technology in the delivery of legal services and access to justice. At the University of Ottawa, she teaches Torts as well as Dispute Resolution and Professional Responsibility in the first year program. She also teaches an upper year seminar in legal ethics. 

Dr. Amy Salyzyn is the President of the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics. She has also served as co-chair of the board of the National Association of Women and the Law and as a “Learned Counsel Advisor” for the National Association of Bar Counsel (US), Entity Regulation Committee.

Before coming to the University of Ottawa, Dr. Amy Salyzyn served as a judicial law clerk at the Court of Appeal for Ontario and practiced at a Toronto litigation boutique. Her litigation practice included a wide variety of civil and commercial litigation matters including breach of contract, tort, professional negligence, securities litigation and employment law as well as administrative law matters. 

Dr. Amy Salyzyn received her J.S.D. from Yale Law School for her dissertation exploring the judicial regulation of lawyers in common law jurisdictions. She also received her LL.M. from Yale Law School and her J.D. from the University of Toronto Law School, where she was awarded the Dean’s Key upon graduation.

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