Jennifer MacPherson

Partner

“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."
- Wayne Gretzky

Protecting her clients’ interests.

Word travels faster than it ever has in today’s technologically advanced society. Clients have their reputation to protect and whether they require advice to assess coverage issues or avoid potential claims or liability, Jennifer manages these stressful situations. She works hard to protect her clients and help them avoid and minimize claims and payouts.  Jennifer’s practice also focuses on providing clients with tailored advice on wills and estate planning.

Representative matters

Working with individuals, businesses, insurers and professional protective associations, Jennifer has helped her clients navigate complex and multi-party claims and settlement negotiations through litigation and mediation. She works hard to protect her clients and help them avoid and minimize claims and payouts. Jennifer understands that the law is only one aspect of the issues that face clients, and that pragmatic, strategic advice and solutions are needed.


Areas of practice

  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Life and Disability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property and Casualty
  • Commercial Liability 
  • Product Liability
  • Health

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Prince Edward Island, 2002

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of Prince Edward Island

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 2001

University of Prince Edward Island, B.Sc., 1998

Awards

  • Spirit of Stewart McKelvey award, 2016
  • Outstanding Canadian Bar Association Volunteer, 2018

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Board member, Winsloe Charlottetown Royals FC Soccer Association, 2018 to present
  • President, Law Society of Prince Edward Island, 2017 to present
  • Stewart McKelvey Associate Evaluation & Compensation Committee, 2013 to 2017
  • Member, Council of the Law Society of PEI, 2013 to present
  • Chair, Joint Canadian Bar Association and Law Society of Prince Edward Island Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2012  to 2017
  • Member, Joint Canadian Bar Association and Law Society of Prince Edward Island Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2007 to 2017
  • Chair, PEI Branch of the Canadian Bar Association Women Lawyers Forum, 2011 to 2014
  • President, Prince Edward Island Branch, Canadian Bar Association, 2009 to 2010
  • Member, Executive, Prince Edward Island Branch, Canadian Bar Association, 2005 to 2011
  • Member, National Board of Directors, Canadian Bar Association, 2008 to 2010
  • Member, Scholarship Committee, Law Society of Prince Edward Island, 2007 to 2013
  • Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Board member, Charlottetown Discovery Centre Inc., 2010 to 2013
  • Provincial 4-H Leader
  • Soccer coach

LANGUAGE(S)

English

65 Grafton Street
P.O. Box 2140
Charlottetown, PE, Canada
C1A 8B9

P 902.629.4565
F 902.566.5283

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Carol Ann Matheson

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