Jacqueline joined the firm after completing a fellowship at the Maine Community Law Center. Her practice focuses on family law, civil litigation, and estate planning.
Jacqueline graduated from the University of Maine School of Law in 2014, where she received the Pro Bono Publico award. While in law school, she also earned the CALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) Award for earning the highest grade in Disability Law in 2013, for her paper on Mental Health Courts, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, and the changing role of Judges. Jacqueline served as the President of the Maine School of Law Chapter of the American Constitution Society and externed with Disability Rights Maine. She was a summer intern at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic in 2013 representing clients in family, probate, criminal and juvenile criminal matters. As a student Jacqueline entered her first appearance before the Maine Law Court.
During law school, Jacqueline also attended the Muskie School of Public Service. In 2015 she graduated with her Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management, and a certificate in Social Policy Analysis.
Jacqueline sat for the Maine State Bar Exam in the Spring of 2015, and was awarded the Kenneth R. Clegg Award for obtaining the highest total score on the Maine Bar Examination on an applicant’s first attempt, and the inaugural Laurie A. Gibson Award, for the applicant who obtained the highest score of the essay portion of the Maine Bar Examination.
Prior to law school, Jacqueline worked at a hedge fund in New York City, a medical nonprofit in New York and L.L. Bean. She has a B.A. in American Studies, with a concentration in Political Science, from Bard College.