Driven by a desire to change how clients experience separation and divorce, Jennifer founded Fresh Legal in 2015.
Jennifer focuses on out of court solutions, including mediation and collaborative law, and she guides her clients through the separation process with kindness, compassion and knowledge. Clients who wish to keep their separation out of court benefit from her broad experience in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
Having worked as a family lawyer for almost a decade, Jennifer recognizes the unique challenges and complex nature of separation and divorce. She knows that the law is only one aspect of a separation and works with her network of referral partners to ensure each client’s unique needs are met.
Jennifer’s goal is to empower each client throughout the process by listening to their story and educating them about their rights and obligations. From the initial consultation to the final signing, her listening ear and attention to detail ensure each client’s needs are met.
Did you know?
When Jennifer isn’t in the office, you can probably find her powerlifting at the local gym or running errands on her bicycle.
If Jennifer wasn’t a lawyer she would probably… Own a stationary store.
Learn More About Jennifer:
2008: LL.B., Dalhousie University
2005: B.A.Sc. Honours (Child Studies), University of Guelph
2014: Collaborative Law Practice Training Levels I and II
2018: Screening for Family Violence, Abuse, and Power Imbalances
2018: Fundamentals of Family Mediation
Law Society of Ontario, 2009
Collaborative Practice Ottawa
Ontario Association for Family Mediation
County of Carleton Law Association
Collaborative Practice Ottawa Board Member (Secretary)
Twice Upon a Time Volunteer
Mediation Coach, University of Ottawa Law School, Dispute Resolution and Professionalism Course
Law Society of Ontario Solo and Small Firm Conference Steering Committee
Mentor, Ryerson University Law Practice Program
Clio for Family Law Firms, Clio Webcast, June 2016
Customer Spotlight, Clio Cloud Conference, Chicago IL, September 2016
Technology in Family Law Firms, FDRIO Interdisciplinary Trainers Forum, Toronto ON, November 2016
Gender Dysphoria and Family Law, CCLA Institute of Family Law, Montebello QC, April 2017
Running an Effective Practice, CCLA Institute of Family Law, Montebello QC, April 2018
Alternative Fee Arrangements, LSO Solo and Small Firm Conference, Toronto ON, June 2018
How to Use Technology to Improve Your Family Law Practice, LSO Webcast, September 2018
Simple Tech Solutions to Accelerate Your Practice, LSO Solo and Small Firm Conference, June 2019
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