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Jessica Iveson
Senior Associate (Northwest Territories and Ontario)

Jessica Iveson Jessica Iveson grew up in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. She is Dene and a beneficiary under the Sahtu Dene and MĂ©tis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement.

Jessica received her LL.B and MBA from Dalhousie University. While at law school, Jessica participated in the Aboriginal Law Students' Association and the Law Students’ Society. She also completed the Osgoode Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources, and Governments. Her placement was with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she conducted research on international conventions and recourse for unmarked burial sites and the missing children of the residential school system.

Jessica was called to the bar in 2012 after articling with Gowlings in Ottawa. She then practiced with Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP in Toronto, where she worked in the areas of constitutional law, Aboriginal rights, land claims, self-government, environmental policy compliance, employment, and human rights. Since 2015, Jessica has offered independent consulting services focusing on implementation of self-government.