Jennifer Prashad is an Associate Lawyer at Bykov Law. Jennifer obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and later pursued her Masters of Arts in Socio-Legal Studies at York University. Jennifer is passionate about advocating for the rights of vulnerable groups, and has an extensive background in community involvement. She was a long-standing volunteer with Legal Aid Ontario where she supported senior counsel in representing low-income groups before various administrative tribunals, and with the Women’s Support Network of York Region and Kids’ Help Phone as a crisis counselor.
Jennifer continued to advocate for diverse populations in law school as a student litigator at Community Legal Aid and for Pro Bono Students Canada, where she co-authored a public education piece for the Can-Am Friendship Centre in Windsor-Essex, examining how Indigenous children with unstated parentage can obtain status card in light of recent legal changes. Jennifer went onto intern at the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice in the Newmarket Region, where she drafted sentencing judgments, produced bench memorandums and shadowed family judges generally in both child protection and family court.
Jennifer brings her sensitivity and compassionate disposition to her work in identifying a sensible approach tailored to each case. Jennifer supports her clients in navigating the overwhelming impact of the litigation process by providing them with ongoing support, proactive strategies and practical solutions. When not practising law, Jennifer enjoys hiking and exploring Toronto’s local food scene. If you require assistance in an ongoing family law matter, pursuing a civil litigation claim, or are considering initiating a divorce or separation, Jennifer can be reached at 416.519.3259 extension 104.
- University of Windsor, Juris Doctor
- York University, Masters of Arts
- University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Honours Bachelor of Arts