Supervising Lawyer & Project Manager
Sexual Harassment Advice, Response, and Prevention for Workplaces
Jennifer is Supervising Lawyer and Project Manager for CLAS’s SHARP Workplaces. She established the SHARP Workplaces legal clinic in 2020. Jennifer provides legal advice and delivers education and training on workplace sexual harassment.
Jennifer graduated from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Science and obtained her law degree from Dalhousie University. She was admitted to the Law Society of BC in 1997. She has practiced primarily human rights, employment and labour law.
Jennifer has dedicated her career to addressing access to justice, human rights and gender issues. Prior to joining CLAS, Jennifer worked for Legal Services Society (Legal Aid BC) opening legal aid offices across the province. She has worked internationally leading projects to improve access to justice and human rights in Africa and Asia. She has been a past Board member for West Coast LEAF, West Coast Domestic Workers Association (now Migrant Workers Centre) and a legal aid clinic in Ontario.