- Ontario (2019)
- University of Toronto Faculty of Law (2018) JD
- McGill University (2014) BA (Political Science and English Literature)
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.
Counsel to a defendant ophthalmologist in an Action alleging negligence in respect of the care and treatment of an infection resulting in sepsis and multiple complications. Successful in having the Action dismissed following a 15 week trial before a jury.
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