Jessette is a student with the Edmonton Law Office who has been exposed to several different areas of law including Family law, Wills and Estates, Business Law, Real Estate and Civil Litigation. She is expected to complete her Articles in early 2023. Prior to joining the Edmonton Law Office, Jessette obtained her Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee of Accreditation in Canada.
As the only Cum Laude graduate of the Mindanao State University-IIT Law class, Jessette holds a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, both with distinction. She was also a consistent recipient of the Debater of the Year Award in both undergraduate and law school. Jessette is an active member of the Filipino Canadian Lawyers Network, Filipino Association of Legal Professionals and other various Associations.
While in law school, Jessette was both a student and a teacher. Jessette taught at the College of Arts and Social Sciences at her University. In addition, she was actively involved in legal aid clinics and volunteered as legal aid support in local and national elections. Jessette also worked in the contracts Division of the Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (GASCO) and later transitioned into the financial sector when her family immigrated to Canada.
Jessette is fluent in English, Tagalog and Visayan. She also has a good grasp of the French language.
Outside of work, Jessette enjoys spending time with her family of five visiting parks, museums and going camping. Jessette also enjoys chess, running and reading.