Jennifer Kirshen received her Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies, with a specialization in cultural studies from Western University in 2008. Following graduation, she moved to New York City where she attended the Parsons School of Design and worked at a fashion magazine.
Jennifer returned to Toronto in 2010 and began her legal education at Osgoode Hall Law School. While in law school, Jennifer volunteered for at Osgoode's community legal aid clinic and at elementary and high schools teaching youth about their legal rights as part of the Legal Education Action Fund. She was also Vice President of Osgoode Women's Network and Osgoode's Jewish Law Students Association. Jennifer Also had the opportunity to study law abroad during a summer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and later during a semester exchange at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
Prior to joining the Gene C. Colman Family Law Centre Jennifer had a diverse legal background. She summered for a boutique entertainment law firm in Toronto and articled for the Ministry of the Attorney General where she had the opportunity to work on a number of high profile government litigations. She was called to the Bar in 2014. In her first year of practice, Jennifer worked as a legal consultant on a number of global litigation matters.
In her spare time, Jennifer can be found exploring Toronto and Northern Ontario. She enjoys hiking, pilates and plays second base on an all-girls' softball team.
- Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Honors: Volunteer, Osgoode’s community legal aid clinic
- Honors: Volunteer, elementary and high schools teaching youth about their legal rights as part of the Legal Education Action Fund
- Honors: Vice President, Osgoode Women’s Network and Osgoode’s Jewish Law Students Association
- Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
- Trinity College Faculty of Law, Dublin, Ireland
- Western University
- Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies - 2008
- Major: Cultural Studies
- Parsons School of Design
Past Employment Positions
- Ministry of the Attorney General