She embarked on her legal career working in criminal law at Craig Rainbird Barristers and Solicitors for three intensive years. During that time she developed her advocacy skills, appearing for multiple clients on an almost daily basis. She has had many successes appearing for clients as sole counsel in trials in the Supreme Court.

Jessie is a council member of the Tasmanian Bar and volunteers at the Hobart Community Legal Centre and the Tasmania Legal Practice course.

Having recently completed her pupillage she currently accepts briefs in most areas, criminal defence and prosecution, family, and civil and works across the state.

Her interests outside of the law include cycling and exercising, being outdoors in the sun and travelling.

Noted Experience

  • Etter v Legal Profession Board of Tasmania [2018] TASFC 2
  • Director of Local Government v Branch Allen and Pearce
  • State of Tasmania v Braedon Males (Estcourt J COPS 22 Nov 2018)

Field of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate
  • Civil- Common Law/Personal Injury
  • Commercial
  • Criminal
  • Family Law/Child Safety/Guardianship
  • Inquests/Inquiries