By their very nature, disputes over wills, trusts, and estates occur at times of extreme emotional vulnerability and distress. Jessica helps guide clients through the litigation process with as little cost, turmoil and loss as possible, using the law to unlock solutions that bring peace and restore order to peoples’ lives.
|Capacity and undue influence claims||Wills variation claims|
|Trust administration and beneficiary claims||Committeeship applications|
|Breach of fiduciary duty claims||Unjust enrichment claims|
|Passing of executor and trustee accounts|
Before becoming a lawyer, Jessica earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies at Harvard University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with high honours, and went on to earn her Master of Science in Migration Studies from the University of Oxford where she again graduated with distinction.
Over her academic career, Jessica polished her persuasive communications skills and capitalized on her research capabilities, making her an invaluable resource to our clients throughout the dispute process. Further, Jessica’s international experience and extensive focus on humanities allows her to anticipate and support the distinct needs of our diverse clientele.
Awards & Distinctions
- Ernie and Peggy Miller Memorial Prize in Family Law, 2021
- 2nd Place Team and Factum, Wilson Moot, 2020
- Lawson Lundell Prize in Constitutional Law, 2019
- T. Wing Wai Entrance Scholarship, 2018
- Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellowship, 2016
- Harold Bolitho Undergraduate Research Scholarship in Australian Studies, 2016
- Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Undergraduate Senior Thesis Research Grant, 2016