Criminal Lawyer

Jessica Dawkins

Jessica Dawkins represents clients facing charges under the Criminal Code, Motor Vehicle Act, and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. She has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia.

Prior to relocating to Vancouver, Jessica obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from Dalhousie University. She spent a semester with Dalhousie Legal Aid, assisting low-income individuals with various legal issues, and received the Sarah MacWalker MacKenzie Award for her work at the clinic. Jessica was also the Executive Director of the Dalhousie Student Advocacy Service, where she represented students in university disciplinary proceedings. Following her studies, Jessica worked with the public interest litigation group at an NGO in Nairobi, Kenya.

Jessica articled with Johnson Doyle and has continued to grow her criminal law practice since her call to the bar in 2021. She is a member of the Association of Legal Aid Lawyers and the Criminal Defence Advocacy Society.

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