About Jane

Jane is a litigation lawyer, primarily working with clients in the insurance sector. Her practice spans many areas of dispute resolution, and she has experience supporting insurance clients in a variety of personal injury, long-term disability, and property loss claims.

Prior to practicing in McInnes Cooper’s Halifax office, Jane embarked as a summer law student and articled clerk with our St. John’s office. During this time she gained extensive experience in variety of complex litigation matters. In practice, Jane utilizes her strong legal research and writing skills to unravel challenging problems and provide effective solutions.

With a background in classical music, Jane has a wealth of practical skills that assist her in the delivery of a consistent and cultivated product. She has honed these skills throughout her legal studies, resulting in an enhanced attention to detail and a passion for advocating in her clients’ interests.

During her legal studies, Jane was a Student Advocate with the Dalhousie Student Advocacy Service, assisting students in navigating university policy and academic integrity hearings. She was also treasurer, writer and actor for the Weldon Literary Moot Society, presenting legal theatre productions based on literary classics in support of Halifax Humanities.

Outside of the office, Jane loves to experience live music, practice yoga and explore the Atlantic provinces.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Law School Entrance Scholarship (2019), Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Dean’s List (2018-2019), MUN School of Music
  • The Harold and Maxine Stanley Award (2018), MUN School of Music
  • The Marquis Ltd. Music Scholarship (2015), Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • R.F. MacLeod Memorial Scholarship (2015), Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Endowment Fund Scholarship (2015), Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Unifor Merele Rodocker Memorial Scholarship (2015), Memorial University of Newfoundland


  • Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia Barristers Society
  • Canadian Bar Association

    Appointments & Community Involvement

    • Member, McInnes Cooper’s Collective Social Responsibility Committee


    • J.D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (2022)
    • B.Mus (Hons), Memorial University (2019)

    Bar Admissions

    • Nova Scotia (2023)
    • Newfoundland & Labrador (2023)


    • English