Emily Banks earned two law degrees from law schools in both Canada and the United States. She is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law (Michigan) and Windsor Law School (Ontario).
Her primary areas of practice are family law and personal injury law. She has regularly appeared in Superior Court and the Ontario Court of Justice, having represented hundreds of clients.
Emily is an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Peel Law Association. Established in 1947, the PLA exists to promote, protect and advance the interests of its members by providing resources to enhance the practice of law. The PLA advocates for its members’ interests as lawyers, which can impact justice issues that can affect the residents of Peel Region.
She is also a member of Legal Aid Ontario’s Family Law Panel. She is qualified and authorised to accept legal aid certificates (she is not currently accepting new legal aid clients).
In 2021, Emily won the Family Lawyer of the Year award from Lawyer Monthly magazine in recognition of her outstanding legal expertise and contribution. Lawyer Monthly is a news website and legal publication with content that is entirely defined by significant legal news from around the world.