Peter A Allard School of Law

Tamara Levy, K.C.

Director, UBC Innocence Project
LLB (Osgoode)



Tamara Levy, KC is the co-founder and Director of the UBC Innocence Project at the Allard School of Law where she has taught as an Adjunct Professor and Lecturer since 2004.  She graduated from Osgoode Hall Law school in 1996, articled with the Ontario Ministry of Attorney General and then Peck and Tammen (now Peck and Co.) in Vancouver. She was called to the British Columbia bar in 1998. She has practised as both defence and crown counsel. She taught the evidence seminar focusing on wrongful convictions from 2004–2007 and has lectured on the topic of wrongful convictions for lawyers, judges, students and the general public since that time. She is also a co-founder and a current Director of the Criminal Defence Advocacy Society in British Columbia. She was designated Queen’s Counsel (now King’s Counsel) in 2018.


UBC Innocence Project

Tamara Levy

Organization Affiliations

  • Allard School of Law

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