November 15, 2018

Jacqueline McQueenJacqueline McQueen has been elected a Bencher in the November 15, 2018 by-election for Vancouver county. 

A native of British Columbia, McQueen completed her B.A. at York University and her LL.B. at Osgoode Hall in 1993. She was called to the bar in Ontario in 1995, BC in 1996 and New Zealand in 2001. She currently practises family law and is a partner at Aaron Gordon Daykin Nordlinger LLP, a boutique family law firm in Vancouver.

McQueen has been an active volunteer in the legal profession and community: in a variety of CBA Vancouver sections, including at the executive level; as a mentor through the CBA Women Lawyers Forum; at CLEBC as a contributing author to Annotated Family Practice and as a course presenter; as a moot court judge in PLTC; and in pro-bono legal advice programs. She has also been a board member on community organizations, including 365 Give, a registered not-for-profit that encourages children to give back every day.

In her election statement, McQueen expressed a desire to bring a thoughtful, measured and compassionate approach to governance issues and to bring ideas and energy to the challenges faced by lawyers. In particular, she is interested in access to justice, competency, credentials, and mentorship and support for new lawyers.

For by-election results, see Bencher Elections.