"The doctrine of aboriginal rights exists...because of one simple fact: when Europeans arrived in North America, aboriginal peoples were already here, living in communities on the land, and participating in distinctive cultures, as they had done for centuries." - Supreme Court of Canada in R. v Van der Peet
Jenniffer possesses a Paralegal Diploma from Capilano University and, since graduating from the program, has worked for several firms practicing in various areas of law throughout Vancouver.
She also possesses a Youth Justice Diploma which has enabled her to participate in social justice matters including providing educational workshops to youth throughout B.C., including in aboriginal communities, regarding prevention and awareness surrounding human trafficking and sexual exploitation of youth.
Jenniffer joined the Rana Law Vancouver office in January 2017 and has a passion for both environmental and aboriginal law.
As part of our corporate team, Jenniffer assists with a wide range of corporate transactions and works with the firm’s First Nation corporate entities on corporate compliance and the maintenance of their corporate records.
Jenniffer is a member of the BC Paralegal Association and has volunteered with non-profit organizations aimed at assisting in human rights and equality issues.
She is continually striving to advance her skills, and recently completed Corporate Law studies at Vancouver Community College.