Estate and Trust Litigation and Appellate Advocacy
Jessica is an associate lawyer at Tupman & Bloom LLP. She joined the firm in 2021 after practicing at a boutique firm in Toronto where she focused exclusively on estates, trusts and capacity litigation.
Jessica summered and articled at the Office of the Children’s Lawyer where she gained experience in the areas of estates, trusts, civil litigation, and family law. She represented child clients in child protection and high conflict custody/access matters before the Ontario Court of Justice. She then returned as counsel where she assisted the personal rights department with appeals and the VYSA program. Jessica also summered at the Ministry of the Attorney General – Crown Law Office Civil, where she worked on complex civil litigation matters and inquests.
Jessica obtained her Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School. While at Osgoode, she was a caseworker at Parkdale Community Legal Services in the Social Assistance, Violence and Health Division where she represented clients before the Social Benefits Tribunal. She was a Dean’s Fellow for civil procedure and was elected as president of the Osgoode Women’s Network, which is the largest student group at Osgoode. Prior to attending Osgoode, she received her Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies specializing in Consumer Behaviour from Western University.
Jessica is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates’ Society and the Junior Trusts and Estates Practitioners Group (JTEP). She is also an executive member of the Toronto branch of the Women’s Legal Action & Education Fund (LEAF).
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys exploring new restaurants, traveling and watching documentaries about true crime or the environment.
Jessica can be reached by calling the firm's main telephone number or her direct line at 647-956-5410, or via email at email@example.com
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