Jennifer’s passion for representing immigrants and refugees developed as a result of her academic concentration on human rights and international law. Throughout the course of her career, she has worked in both the public and private sectors of immigration and refugee law, with a focus on representing clients at the Federal Court of Canada, as well as proceedings before the Immigration and Refugee Board.
Prior to joining MSK LLP she was employed with the Department of Justice and worked as counsel providing legal services on admissibility and citizenship matters.
Jennifer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Specialization in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario. She later received her Canadian and American law degrees through a joint degree program sponsored by the University of Ottawa and Michigan State University.
Jennifer regularly teaches a course on refugee law at the University of British Columbia.