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Vi-An completed her articles with, and briefly worked as a prosecutor for, the Alberta Crown Prosecution Services (ACPS). Prior to articling, Vi-An obtained her Bachelor of Arts, with Honours, from York University, and thereafter worked as a Legal Assistant with the ACPS while completing her accreditation (NCA) exams as she received her law degree abroad from the University of Exeter.
While in law school, Vi-An was part of the Students Appeals Project where she assisted a local solicitor with criminal appeals. She was also the student Project Leader volunteer for Restore, a national organization that works to rehabilitate survivors of human trafficking. Working for the ACPS, Vi-An regularly appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta for criminal docket, bail hearings, trials, and sentencing. She also had the opportunity to assist with drafting a bail application, factum, and fresh evidence application that were submitted to the Court of Appeal.