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Jenn Power

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Jenn* practices in a broad range of areas, including commercial litigation, administrative law, professional responsibility, and commercial arbitration. Jenn’s clients have ranged from oil and gas companies to individuals challenging the constitutionality of provisions of Nova Scotia’s Income Assistance program while at Dalhousie’s Legal Aid Service. With a solid foundation in client care and file management, Jenn is committed§ to her clients and employs active communication, skill, and collaboration. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jenn was proud to serve for nine years in the Royal Canadian Navy as a Naval Warfare Officer. She continues to think tactically and applies her experience with intelligence gathering to every file. .

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Jenn Power

Jenn Power is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Jenn practices in a broad range of areas, including commercial litigation, administrative law, professional responsibility, and commercial arbitration. Jenn has appeared before the Provincial, Supreme, and Family Courts of Nova Scotia as well as the Provincial Court of Alberta, and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Jenn summered and articled with a leading national law firm in Calgary.

Jenn completed her legal education at Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law. There, Jenn demonstrated her commitment to her community while gaining invaluable advocacy experience. She interned with the Projects Abroad Human Rights Office in Cape Town, South Africa, completed (with Honours) a clinical term at Dalhousie Legal Aid Service, and competed in the McKelvey Cup trial advocacy moot. Jenn served as team-lead for the One Year Window of Opportunity Project which aimed to reunite separated Syrian refugee families and co-founded the Refugee Advocacy Association of Dalhousie (RAAD). Jenn also led the Career Development Student Committee. Jenn won a Dalhousie Impact Award, the G.O Forsyth Prize for combining the qualities of scholarship and character, the Thomas Burchell Memorial Good Citizen Prize in Law, and the John V. O’Dea award for contribution to the life of the law school.

Prior to attending law school, Jenn served nine years as a Naval Warfare Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy, achieving the rank of Lieutenant (Navy). She earned her Naval Officer Professional Qualification and specialized in Information Warfare. Jenn earned the General Campaign Star South West Asia medal for OPERATION ARTEMIS, an anti-terrorism mission intercepting illicit drugs in the Arabian Sea.

  • The Advocates' Society

  • The Canadian Bar Association

  • The Ontario Bar Association

  • The Calgary Bar Association

  • StepStones for Youth - Mentor

  • Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers - Member

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