Erin Winocur has been a prosecutor for 29 years. She has represented the Crown in countless sentencing hearings and plea negotiations on all types of Criminal Code offences. Ms Winocur was seconded from her work as a trial Crown to the Criminal Law Policy Branch between 2008 and 2013. There she worked on legislative reform projects, such as the reforms to self-defence, identify theft, and the provisions that govern the sentencing of people convicted of multiple murders. She was part of a specialized team created by the Criminal Law Division of the Ministry of the Attorney General that worked to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the justice system. Ms Winocur regularly appears in Old City Hall’s specialized courts, including the Gladue Court for Indigenous Offenders and Mental Health Court. She is on the executive of the Criminal Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association and teaches trial advocacy at Osgoode Hall Law School. She is the parent of twin daughters.