Joanne Capozzi was called to the bar in Ontario, Canada in 1988.She engaged in defence work as duty counsel for Legal Aid Ontario in 1988. She joined the Downtown Toronto Crown Attorneys’ Office as an Assistant Crown Attorney in 1988. She’s engaged in prosecutorial work for 25 years, with extensive trial experience at all levels of court and extensive case management experience. She’s managed, supervised and mentored teams of Assistant Crown Attorneys. She’s dedicated as Lead Crown in Mental Health Court and Drug Treatment Court, two problem-solving courts located at Old City Hall Courthouse, Toronto, Ontario. She’s Lecturer and Presenter at educational seminars dedicated to Mental Health Court and Drug Treatment Court practice and law and given for peer and stakeholder groups. She’s a member of Mental Health Court and Drug Treatment Court Committees tasked to review and seek practice improvements.