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Jennifer MacPherson


65 Grafton St.
Charlottetown, P.E.
C1A 1K8



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Prince Edward Island, 2002

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Working with professional associations in the defence of medical malpractice claims, and with insurers and businesses in the defence of other professional negligence claims and liability matters, Jennifer has helped her clients navigate complex and multi-party claims and settlement negotiations through litigation and mediation. She works hard to protect her clients and help them avoid and minimize claims and payouts. Jennifer understands that the law is only one aspect of the issues that face clients, and that pragmatic, strategic advice and solutions are essential.

Education & Career


University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 2001
University of Prince Edward Island, B.Sc., 1998



Board member, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, 2020 – present
President, Law Society of Prince Edward Island, 2017 – 2018
Member, Council of the Law Society of PEI, 2013 – 2019
Chair, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Law Society of Prince Edward Island, 2023 – present
Member, Scholarship Committee, Law Society of Prince Edward Island, 2007 – 2013
Chair, Joint Canadian Bar Association and Law Society of Prince Edward Island Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2012 – 2017 (member, 2007 – 2017)
President, Prince Edward Island Branch, Canadian Bar Association, 2009 – 2010
Member, National Board of Directors, Canadian Bar Association, 2008 – 2010
Member, Executive, Prince Edward Island Branch, Canadian Bar Association, 2005 – 2011
Chair, PEI branch of the Canadian Bar Association Health Law section, 2019 – 2023
Chair, PEI branch of the Canadian Bar Association Women Lawyers Forum, 2011 – 2014
Member, Canadian Bar Association, 2001 – present
Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers, 2022 – present
Board member, Charlottetown Discovery Centre Inc., 2010 – 2013
Board member, Winsloe Charlottetown Royals FC Soccer Association, 2018 – 2024
Soccer coach, Winsloe Charlottetown Royals FC, 2017 – present
4-H Leader, 2003 – 2020
Member, organizing committee, Ovarian Cancer Canada Charlottetown Lady Ball, 2018 – present


Vice Chair, Partnership Board, Stewart McKelvey, 2024 – present
Member, Partnership Board, Stewart McKelvey, 2021 – present
Chair, Women Lawyers’ Initiative – Libby Project
Member, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, 2017 – present
Member, Profitability and Compensation Review Committee
Associate Evaluation & Compensation Committee, 2013 – 2017


Spirit of Stewart McKelvey award, 2016
Outstanding Canadian Bar Association Volunteer, 2018
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance, 2023 – 2024

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