Erica Olmstead graduated with a Juris Doctor from the University of British Colombia in 2010. She articled with the Legal Services Society, Appeals Department, where she has continued to work as a contract lawyer promoting access to justice for marginalized groups and advising staff and clients in all areas of immigration and refugee law.
Erica is also currently an associate with Edelmann & Company where she practices in all areas of immigration and refugee law. She appears regularly before all Divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the British Colombia Court of Appeal. She has assisted individuals from all over the world make applications to immigrate and obtain status in Canada.
Erica regularly speaks on immigration-related issues for international and community organizations and at immigration law conferences.