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Edmonton Lawyer - Jessica Bortnick

Jessica D. Bortnick, Barrister & Solicitor

After working as a journeyman welder for several years, Jessica 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  law.

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.


  • LL.B. (with distinction), University of Alberta, 2009, first year at Queen’s University
  • B. Comm. (with distinction), University of Alberta, 2006
  • Journeyman Certificate – Welder, 2005

Awards & Recognition:

  • Queen’s University – Dean’s Gold Scholar Award in Law
  • David Sabbath Prize in Criminal Law
  • Blake’s Scholar Award


  • “Charging a higher rate of interest on arrears? You can’t do that” -Lexology January 7th, 2012