- Ontario (2019)
- Dalhousie University (2018) JD
- Carleton University (2010), BA (High Honours - Legal Studies and Criminology)
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
Jenn Power co-authored the blog Canada: Summary Of Actions Against Exxon Mobil For Securities Fraud which appeared on Mondaq. This article discusses the allegations brought against Exxon under securities fraud legislation by the Attorney General of New York State.
Jenn Power co-authored the blog The Supreme Court of Canada Rules in Orphan Well Case. The article comments on the implications of the SCC decision in Orphan Well Association et al v Grant Thornton Limited.
Jenn Power co-authored the blog Washington Court Affirms Assertion of Specific Jurisdiction over Canadian Mining Company. The blog comments on the appeal decision in Pakootas v Teck Cominco Metals Ltd.
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Jenn Power was interviewed for a Schulich School of Law news article on her involvement the Refugee Family Reunificiation Project.
Jenn Power co-authored the article Litigating Securities Fraud in the Climate-Change Era which was published on JD Supra. This article discusses the development of climate change-related disclosure in Canada.