St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
» Appointed to a part-time term of four years on November 29, 2017.
Ms. Jacqueline Penney graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 1993 with a Bachelor of Laws. She is a practicing member of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society. Ms. Penney has extensive legal experience in the marine transportation industry. Since June 2009, she has been Corporate Counsel for Marine Atlantic Inc., practicing primarily maritime law, corporate and commercial law, labour law and insurance law. She has significant experience appearing before courts, tribunals and boards, and acting in a quasi-judicial capacity as a member of federal and provincial tribunals, boards and commissions. Prior to May 2009, Ms. Penney was a partner with McInnis Cooper in St. John's, NL. In 2013, she was appointed to the Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Relations Board as an employer representative and continues to serve on this board. From January 2015 to December 2017, Ms. Penney acted as Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Aid Commission.