After working as a journeyman welder for several years, Jessica D. Bortnick articled and subsequently worked at the Edmonton office of a large regional law firm. She was called to the Bar in August 2010 and became a sole practitioner in October 2013. Her practice consists of general solicitor's practice: dealing with non-litigious matters in the areas of Wills and Estates and Corporate/Commercial.
She is a born and raised Edmontonian and loving mother of three young children. Jessica enjoys helping clients navigate through what may at times be a legal minefield. She is a firm believer in client education with various speaking engagements respecting the legal aspects of Wills and Estates in and around the City of Edmonton and Hamlet of Sherwood Park.
Jessica is the proud recipient of Queen's University's Dean's Gold Scholar Award in Law, the David Sabbath Prize in Criminal Law, the Blake's Scholar Award and is a member of the Golden Key International Honours Society and the Canadian Bar Association. She received her Journeyman Certificate in welding in 2005, her Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction) from the University of Alberta in 2006 and her Bachelor of Laws (with Distinction) from the University of Alberta in 2009.