Jena has recently joined Wise Scheible Barkauskas after practicing in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In addition to being a lawyer, she also has her Bachelors of Social Work and brings a unique skill set to the resolution of family disputes. Jena is an active proponent of seeking a fair settlement as a priority and will work with her clients to determine what best meets their needs and goals. Jena works with and on behalf of her clients to reach an amicable and expeditious resolution to their legal matters and aims to reduce the conflict that spouses and families encounter while going through a separation and divorce.
Jena received her Juris Doctor from the University of Manitoba and was called to the Manitoba bar in 2016. In law school Jena was passionate about her volunteer work at the Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg, a not-for-profit organization that assists disadvantaged members of the Winnipeg community to access and exercise their legal and social rights. In 2015 she was nominated by her peers and selected by the Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg to receive the Kim Clare Award for Access to Justice.
Jena joined Wise Scheible Barkauskas as an associate in 2016, moving from the renowned law firm of Taylor McCaffrey LLP in Winnipeg, Manitoba. During her time there Jena practiced exclusively in the area of family law and co-coached the 2016 Walsh Family Law Moot Team through the University of Manitoba.
• Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2016
• Bachelor of Social Work, University of Manitoba 2012
• Recipient of the Kim Clare Award for Access to Justice – 2015
• Co-Coach Walsh Family Law Moot Team – 2016
Jena B. Colpitts