Jennifer Fehr received a B.A. (Hons) from Queen’s University in 2002 with a medial focus in Political Studies and International Development. Prior to attending law school, Jennifer worked at the Centre for Education and Counselling of Women human rights training organization in Zagreb, Croatia. She attended law school at Osgoode Hall, where she spent a semester at Parkdale Community Legal Services representing clients at the Social Benefits Tribunal and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. She was also a member of the winning team for the Wilson Moot focused on charter equality rights and a recipient of the Ian Scott Public Interest Fellowship.
With an interest in human rights and social justice, Jennifer articled for the Canadian Autoworkers Unions (now UNIFOR) and the union side labour and employment law firm Green and Chercover (now Ursel Phillps Fellows Hopkinson) and was called to the Bar in June 2008. Since her call, Jennifer has practiced labour and human rights law at labour arbitration tribunals for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union. She has also served on the Board of Directors at METRAC. Jennifer is a member of the Association of Human Rights Lawyers.