Jessica returns to Blakes as an Articling Student after summering with the Firm in 2022.
She recently received her JD from the University of Victoria Faculty of Law. During her studies, Jessica was awarded the Kenneth H. Crook Memorial Scholarship in Law for overall high academic standing. After her first year of law school, Jessica interned on the legal team at a pension fund. In her second and third years, Jessica enjoyed serving as a peer tutor for first year law students, and as a vice president of the UVic Business Law Association.
Prior to law school, Jessica earned her honours bachelor of arts degree in political science and psychology from the University of Western Ontario. She also worked for several years in the insurance and financial technology industries.