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Jessica Kras

About

Jessica* is an Associate with a joint JD/Masters of Public Policy degree from the University of Toronto. A former captain of both the McGill and University of Toronto varsity lacrosse teams, she still plays§ virtually every sport that her busy litigation practice permits. The rigorous discipline that comes with playing at the competitive level has equipped Jessica with a keen sense of leadership and a strategic ability to see the whole field. Whether in a game, in the courtroom, or at the Pro Bono Ontario clinic where she volunteers, Jessica aims to to win the trust and confidence of her colleagues, clients, and teammates. .

Expertise

  • Practice Areas:

  • Bar Admissions:

    • Ontario (2019)
  • Education:

    • University of Toronto Faculty of Law (2018) JD
    • McGill University (2014) BA (Political Science and English Literature)

Details

Jessica Kras

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Jessica’s growing practice encompasses a broad range of litigation matters, including commercial litigation and professional liability. 

Jessica is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she obtained both her JD and Masters of Public Policy. While at law school, Jessica coordinated student volunteers at Pro Bono Ontario’s civil litigation clinic, served as President of Out in Law, and worked as an editor of the Indigenous Law Journal. She also earned a certificate in Aboriginal law and was awarded the Edward J Kowal Prize for achievement in commercial law courses.

A passionate oral advocate, Jessica participated in and coached the Laskin Moot and was selected to represent the University of Toronto at its annual Grand Moot in 2017.

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Jessica worked as a summer student with the Ministry of the Attorney General, Crown Law Office – Civil Division and as a research assistant in constitutional law.

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