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University of Ottawa welcomes Erin Cowling as Regional Alumni Advisor

March 5, 2019

The University of Ottawa Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Erin Cowling as the new Regional Alumni Advisor (Toronto). Erin will serve the Common Law alumni community and support recent graduates through the provision of confidential workplace and career advice and alumni outreach.

Erin is a former corporate litigator, now freelance lawyer and the President and Founder of Flex Legal Network Inc. (a network of freelance lawyers). She also has an award-winning law blog ( and writes for several legal publications. Erin earned her LL.B. cum laude from the University of Ottawa in 2004. You can connect with her on LinkedIn, follow her on Twitter at @Cowlingerin or @FlexLegalNet, or contact her at or 416.509.3655.

University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual university in the world, where it is possible for students to study in English, in French, or in both languages. Located in the capital of Canada, a G7 nation, we have ready access to the great institutions of our country. Our breakthroughs in health, science, social sciences and the humanities attract global attention, reflecting our ranking among Canada’s top 10 research universities and our ongoing drive to discover.

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Erin Cowling

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