Jennifer Godwin-Ellis obtained her LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 2008. While completing her articles with Legal Aid Ontario, Jennifer worked with a wide variety of social justice issues, particularly at the Refugee Law Office and while acting as criminal Duty Counsel. Jennifer has also volunteered with the BC Civil Liberties Association, providing legal research for such projects as the Olympic Legal Observer program and the Afghan Detainee Public Interest Hearings in Ottawa. Jennifer is currently an associate at Edelmann & Company, located in downtown Vancouver. She practices in the areas of refugee and immigration law as well as criminal defence.