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Jenn* practices in a broad range of areas, including commercial litigation, administrative law, professional responsibility, and commercial arbitration. Jenn’s clients have ranged from oil and gas companies to individuals challenging the constitutionality of provisions of Nova Scotia’s Income Assistance program while at Dalhousie’s Legal Aid Service. With a solid foundation in client care and file management, Jenn is committed§ to her clients and employs active communication, skill, and collaboration. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jenn was proud to serve for nine years in the Royal Canadian Navy as a Naval Warfare Officer. She continues to think tactically and applies her experience with intelligence gathering to every file. .

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Jenn Power (she/her)

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Jenn’s developing litigation practice includes commercial litigation, administrative law, professional responsibility, and commercial arbitration.

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Jenn summered and articled with a leading national law firm in Calgary.

Jenn completed her legal education at Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law. There, Jenn demonstrated her commitment to her community while gaining invaluable advocacy experience. She interned with the Projects Abroad Human Rights Office in Cape Town, South Africa, completed (with Honours) a clinical term at Dalhousie Legal Aid Service, and competed in the McKelvey Cup trial advocacy moot. Jenn won a Dalhousie Impact Award, the G.O. Forsyth Prize for combining the qualities of scholarship and character, the Thomas Burchell Memorial Good Citizen Prize in Law, and the John V. O’Dea award for contribution to the life of the law school.

Prior to attending law school, Jenn served nine years as a Naval Warfare Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy, achieving the rank of Lieutenant (Navy). She earned her Naval Officer Professional Qualification and specialized in Information Warfare. Jenn earned the General Campaign Star South West Asia medal for OPERATION ARTEMIS, an anti-terrorism mission intercepting illicit drugs in the Arabian Sea.

  • The Advocates' Society

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • Calgary Bar Association

  • Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers - Member

  • StepStones for Youth - Mentor

  • First Generation Lawyer Network (Osgoode Hall Chapter) - Mentor

  • Keeping Up With Health Law

    Jenn Power was invited to share her expertise at the OBA's call in series titled Keeping up with Health Law. Jennifer discussed the recent decision in Florence v Benzaquen, which stands for the proposition that a physician does not owe a duty of care to a future child for alleged negligence that occurred pre-conception.

    Jenn Power | August 18, 2021

  • Litigating Securities Fraud in the Climate-Change Era

    Jenn Power co-authored the article Litigating Securities Fraud in the Climate-Change Era which was published on JD Supra. This article discusses the development of climate change-related disclosure in Canada.

    Jenn Power | September 12, 2018

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