Prof. Canfield was a Legal Research Attorney for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Library and an Appellate Public Defender for over eight years. She has also practiced in both a general law firm and as a sole practitioner, where she focused on criminal appeals, post-conviction issues and probate matters. Professor Canfield has written chapters for the Practitioner's Handbooks and presented CLE materials through the Missouri Bar.
After receiving a B.A. in English from Florida State University, Prof. Canfield obtained her J.D. from SLU LAW. While a law student, Prof. Canfield researched the 4th, 5th and 6th amendment case law for Professor Roger L. Goldman, in preparation for his book, Federal Criminal Trial Evidence.
B.A., Florida State University, 1982
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, 1986