Jane Henderson, QC was a senior subject editor for JP Boyd on Family Law, jointly responsible for the pages on Resolving Family Law Problems out of Court between 2013 and 2015. She graduated in the first class of the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in 1978 and was called to the BC Bar in 1979. She and Trudi Brown, QC merged firms in 1985, and practiced together in the Victoria law firm of Brown Henderson Melbye. Although retired from the practice of law, she maintains a practice in Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR).
After over 30-years as an advocate, her work is now limited to mediation, parent co-ordination, Voice of the Child interviews, preparation of co-habitation/marriage agreements and arbitration. Jane has lectured in family law, published professional articles and been a panel member on many CLE courses. She received Queen’s Counsel designation in 1996 and was listed as a "best family law lawyer in Canada" by the National Post and a Lexpert Leading Practitioner in Family Law.