Jennifer A. Davenport
Law Society of British Columbia appointee
Jennifer A. Davenport was appointed as per diem Judicial Justice of the Provincial Court of British Columbia on April 1, 2020. Jennifer spent 20 years working for the Public Guardian and Trustee, retiring in 2019. She was appointed Deputy Public Guardian and Trustee on January 3, 2012 after serving as the Acting Director of Legal Services. Prior to that, Jennifer spent 12 years as legal counsel to the Public Guardian and Trustee both in the Child and Youth Services and Services to Adults divisions. As Deputy Public Guardian and Trustee, Jennifer was a member of the Executive Committee, the Director of Legal Services and Chief Legal Counsel to the Public Guardian and Trustee. Before joining the Public Guardian and Trustee, Jennifer practiced law in Vancouver and Surrey, in the areas of small business and wills and estates law.
Jennifer completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of British Columbia and obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Victoria. She has been on many volunteer boards and is the past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Wills and Trusts subsection (Vancouver).