Jennifer oversees all professional development programs relating to Lawson Lundell’s legal professionals. She is responsible for, and works collaboratively with Firm leaders, to execute the recruitment, integration, mentoring, compensation, and evaluation programs for associates in all four Lawson Lundell offices. Jennifer is also responsible for facilitating continuing legal education and professional development opportunities for all of the Firm’s lawyers and for providing support, guidance, and career and practice planning to its professional talent.
Jennifer is an experienced employment lawyer, having articled and practiced in Vancouver from 2004 to 2011. Prior to joining Lawson Lundell in January 2017, she worked at a global law firm’s Vancouver office as an Associate then as its Director of Student and Associate Programs for six years. Jennifer completed her LL.B at the University of British Columbia and obtained a BA in Applied Sciences (Communication) from Simon Fraser University in 1999.
Jennifer is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the Canadian Bar Association (British Columbia), the Vancouver Bar Association and the National Association for Law Placement. Since 2018, she has been a member of the NALP (Canadian Section) Vancouver Summer and Articling Working Group and, from 2011 to 2016, was a member of the Justicia Project in BC’s working groups that developed a model policy on parental leave and a best practice resource entitled A Guide to Business Development for Women Lawyers.
In her community, Jennifer is an Executive Member of her children’s school Parent Advisory Committee.