Jessie J. Skinnider

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Biography

Jessie J. Skinnider was a summer student at Richards Buell Sutton LLP, and will be returning to the firm in September 2019 to complete her articles.

Since graduating from the Peter A. Allard School of Law (UBC), Jessie has been clerking at the British Columbia Supreme Court. In her role as a Law Clerk, she assists judges by conducting legal research, preparing written memoranda, and editing and proofreading draft judgements. Her experience in this role also includes observing court proceedings, and trials, appeals, and chambers hearings.

Originally from Shanghai, Jessie immigrated to Canada in 2002 and resided in Toronto. She later moved to Hamilton, Ontario to attend the prestigious Arts & Science Program at McMaster University, where she specialized in economics and statistics.

Interesting Facts About Jessie

Jessie worked as a portrait photographer and designer for numerous years, and continues to receive requests for commissioned work.

She loves her dog dearly, and spends her weekends exploring dog-friendly trails in the region.