What I mean: take it easy – but take it!
Jaye Rutledge is a lawyer at MacLean Law’s Fort St. John office. She completed law school at the University of Victoria after completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and English Literature at Simon Fraser University.
Jaye is a product of Fort St. John, having attended elementary school at Robert Ogilvie, middle school at Dr. Kearney, and attending NPSS before graduating high school at Northern BC Distance Education. Jaye returned to Fort St. John to complete her articling apprenticeship with MacLean Law immediately following law school.
During law school, Jaye participated in as much experiential learning as possible. Programs she participated in included University of Victoria’s co-op program, Business Law Clinic, and flagship poverty law clinic, the Law Centre. After being exposed to many areas of law Jaye decided to pursue family law in accordance with her original plans before entering law school.
Jaye recognizes the importance of centering the client’s experience in guiding them forward to an optimal legal resolution. Jaye believes that kindness and compassion are valuable tools in ensuring that justice is done for the client.
- 2018: Juris Doctor, University of Victoria, BC
- 2014: Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and English Literature, Simon Fraser University, BC
- 2011: Okanagan College, BC
- Present: Lawyer, MacLean Law
- 2019: Articled Student, MacLean Law
- 2018: Law Co-Op Student, Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Yellowknife, NT
- 2018: Manager of Investigations Assistant, BC Office of the Ombudsperson, Victoria, BC
- 2017: Privacy Analyst, Ministry of Citizens’ Services, Victoria, BC
- 2016: Law Co-Op Student, Yukon Legal Services Society, Whitehorse, YT
- MacLean Law – Fort St. John Community Builder Spotlight
- 2018: Student Caseworker, Law Centre, BC
- 2016: Student Caseworker, University of Victoria Business Law Clinic
- 2016: Student Researcher, CHOICES Adoption and Counselling Services
Lorne and his team of experienced staff are excellent at what they do. They know family law inside out – you can’t go wrong with MacLean in your corner."