Anne-Marie McElroy

Anne-Marie McElroy

Sole Practitioner
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Anne-Marie grew up in Ottawa, Ontario and graduated with a degree in sociology and contemporary studies from the University of Kings College in Halifax. She completed her law school at the University of Ottawa in 2009 and has been practicing criminal law exclusively since her call to the bar in 2010. After articling with Shore Davis Hale, she worked as an associate at Hale Criminal Law Office before joining  May & Konyer. She has represented clients with a wide range of criminal matters, ranging  from impaired driving, assault, theft and sexual offences.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defence Lawyer

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2010


  • University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    • LL.B.
  • University of King's College, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • B.A.
    • Honours: With High Honors

Honours and Awards

  • Canadian Law Blog Award for Best New Blog, 2015 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Defence Counsel Association of Ottawa, Director, 2016 - Present
  • Criminal Lawyers Association, Member, 2010 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • May & Konyer, Associate, 2014 - 2015
  • Hale Criminal Law Office, Associate, 2010 - 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Youth Criminal Law - Carleton University, 2015 - Present
  • Legal Affairs Reporting - Carleton University, 2016 - Present


  • English
  • French