Jacqueline joined Sawers Law in 2008 and has practiced employment law and represented employees since that time. Jacqueline represents all levels of employees in all aspects of employment and workplace law. She regularly advises employees on issues of: wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance reviews, human rights, restrictive covenants, employment contracts, employment standards and the enforceability of termination provisions. Jacqueline has appeared before all levels of courts in Alberta, and often represents employees at mediation and before a variety of administrative tribunals.
While Jacqueline has earned a reputation for her tenacity and perseverance in court she has also developed an excellent reputation (both at the firm but more importantly, with employer counsel), for her ability to often resolve matters before resorting to litigation. Her reputation is best described as “tough but fair”.
Jacqueline received her B.A. in Sociology, with a minor in Women and Gender
Studies from the University of Saskatchewan and subsequently obtained her Juris Doctor in 2005 (also from the U of S). She has been called to both the Saskatchewan and Alberta Bar.
When she is not at work, Jacqueline can be found traveling the world (with her son and Husband), to: The United States, Cuba, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Hong Kong, China, and Africa.
- University of Saskatchewan, Juris Doctor, 2005
- University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Arts
- Saskatchewan: 2007
- Alberta: 2008