Erin Bower

Erin Bower

Associate, Litigation

Contact Information

tel: 403.260.7084



Bar Admission

Alberta, 2021


  • University of Alberta, J.D. (with Distinction)
  • University of Calgary, B.Sc. (with Distinction)



Erin Bower is an associate in the Litigation Group. She carries on a general corporate and commercial litigation practice and has experience in appellate litigation.

Erin received her Juris Doctor from the University of Alberta, where she graduated with the George Bligh O’Connor Silver Medal in Law. During her time at law school, Erin was a co-editor of the Alberta Law Review and represented the University of Alberta in the Laskin Moot Court Competition. Erin joined Osler as a summer student in 2018. Prior to returning to the firm to complete her articles, Erin clerked at the Court of Appeal of Alberta.

  • George Bligh O’Connor Silver Medal in Law
  • W Bernie Kelly QC Memorial Prize
  • Chief Judge Nelles V Buchanan Memorial Prize in Litigation
  • Chief Justice S. Bruce Smith Prize for highest standing in first year 
  • Witten LLP Prize in Property Law
  • Honourable J.E.L Côté Prize in Civil Procedure
  • Alberta Crown Attorney’s Association Prize in Criminal Procedure
  • Blake, Cassels and Graydon Second Year Scholarship; Parlee Scholarship in Law; Faculty of Law Undergraduate Scholarship; President’s Scholarship in Law; Faculty of Law Entrance Scholarship

  • Managing Editor of the Mining Report, produced by Codify Legal Publishing and The Northern Miner (2020-2021)
  • Co-Editor of the Alberta Law Review (2018-2020)
  • Volunteer with Student Legal Services (2017-2018)

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society

  • “Coastal GasLink pipeline project outside National Energy Board Jurisdiction”, The Lawyer’s Daily, September 13, 2019 (co-author)