Prior to joining the faculty at Algonquin College, Professor Tamra Alexander was a competition law and international trade law lawyer who practiced with Stikeman Elliott in their Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa offices. She has a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Toronto in International Relations and Economics and an LL.B., also from U of T. She has a Master of Law from McGill University. She has represented clients before appellate courts, federal tribunals, and binational panels constituted under NAFTA. While at Stikeman Elliott, she was seconded as counsel to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for a period of 16 months. She has been teaching since 2006 and has taught at the Faculty of Law at the University of New Brunswick, the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, and at the Pembroke and Woodroffe campuses of Algonquin College. Tamra has published in the areas of competition law, international trade law, legal ethics, and teaching and learning pedagogy. Tamra currently coordinates the paralegal program at Algonquin College and teaches in both the paralegal and law clerk programs.