Jennifer Janz

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Biography

Jennifer Janz joined the Health Law Group as a lawyer after being called to the Alberta Bar in 2007. She has a civil litigation practice with a primary focus in health care law. She has represented health regions, hospitals, long term care centres and nurses in the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench and Alberta Court of Appeal. She also provides clinical policy and practice opinions to health care clients, and has been involved in medical staff disputes. Prior to joining Field, Jennifer practiced as a medical laboratory technologist for over ten years.

Honours and Awards

Gordon Wright, Q.C. Memorial Award 2005
Blake, Cassels and Graydon Second Year Scholarship 2004
Chief Judge Nelles V. Buchanan Memorial Scholarship in Litigation 2004
Chief Justice S. Bruce Smith Prize 2003
Blake, Cassels and Graydon Second Year Scholarship 2003
University Hospital Medical Staff Prize 1990
Robert Tegler Matriculation Bursary 1986

Presentations

Past Presentations

The following is a list of presentations, seminars or speaking engagements previously given by Jennifer:

Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation University of Alberta School of Business Nov 2011
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation Business in Dentistry Program (University of Alberta) March 2010
Quality Assurance and Litigation: New Developments in Statutory Protection Against Disclosure Canadian Bar Association February 2010

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Edmonton Humane Society Volunteer 2009-Present
Alberta Cancer Foundation Volunteer 2005-Present
Canadian Cancer Society Canvasser 2001-2002

Published Works

Books

Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Canadian Precedents of Pleadings Second Edition (Professional Negligence Chapter) November 2013
Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Canadian Precedents of Pleadings Carswell September 2010

Articles

Alberta's Apology Legislation - What Does It Mean for You? RxA Express Fall 2009
Prescribing Drugs and Informed Consent RxA Express Summer 2008

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Health Industry Services
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780 423 7635  Phone
780 428 9329  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Science, Medical Laboratory Science, with Distinction, 1991
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, with Distinction, 2005
Year of First admission:
2007
Admission:
2007, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Civil Litigation Section (North) Member 2006-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Health Law Section (North) Co-Chair 2010-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Health Law Section (North) Member 2006-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Research Lawyers Section (North) Secretary 2010-2011
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Research Lawyers Section (North) Member 2009-2011

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: The reported cases below belong to Jennifer and are representative of Jennifer's experience. Chorney v Thompson 2014 ABQB 410 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2014; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2012 ABCA 367 Alberta Court of Appeal 2012; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2011 ABQB 462 Alberta Court of Queens Bench 2011; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2011 ABQB 191 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2011; Dunlop v. Paras 2011 ABCA 50 Alberta Court of Appeal 2011; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2011 ABCA 289 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2011; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2011 ABCA 146 Alberta Court of Appeal 2011; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2011 ABCA 131 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2011; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2010 ABQB 761 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2010 ABQB 753 Alberta Coourt of Queen's Bench 2010; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2010 ABQB 590 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2010 ABQB 557 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Koerner v. Capital Health Authority 2010 ABQB 518 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2010; Guay v. Wong 2008 ABQB 638 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2008; Krys v. Brown 2008 ABCA 123 Alberta Court of Appeal 2008
ISLN:
920842032

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