Jane grew up in Kingston and attended Ryerson University where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Studies. Following her graduation, Jane attended Queen’s University to earn her Juris Doctor from the Faculty of Law.
While a student at Queen’s, Jane participated in the Queen’s Law Clinics, including Queen’s Legal Aid Clinic (QLA) and Queen’s Prison Law Clinic (QPLC). Through her work with QLA over three years, Jane represented clients in criminal and provincial offences court, small claims court, and before social justice tribunals. Through QPLC, Jane represented clients at disciplinary court and before the Parole Board of Canada. Jane completed her articles with Queen’s Law Clinics and was called to the Bar in June 2019.
Jane was one of two students chosen to represent Queen’s in the Arnup Cup Trial Advocacy Moot in 2017, arguing a street racing causing death case. Jane’s team was one of three to advance from the provincial Arnup Cup to the national Sopinka Cup in 2018. Outside of work, Jane enjoys reading, gardening, and working on puzzles of any kind.
Jane will be working primarily out of Pembroke at a new Primeau Law satellite location starting August 6, 2019.