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Law alumna Jennifer Pereira receives 2015 Alumni Achievement Award

Law alumna Jennifer Pereira (BA’01, LLB’03) will be presented with the 2015 Alumni Achievement Award for her community leadership and contributions to her profession at a reception on October 22, 2015 at Marquis Hall.

Jennifer is one of four young alumni to receive the prestigious award. According to the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association’s nomination guidelines, “young alumni recipients are subject to the same criteria; however, they must be under 35 years of age and have graduated from the U of S no more than 10 years ago.”

Jennifer is a lawyer at Robertson Stromberg LLP. In addition, she is an active member of the Court of Queen’s Bench Bar Judicial Committee and has previously acted as president of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association and the Saskatoon Bar Association, and as the chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s (Sask) Professional Image Committee.

Recognizing her significant commitment of giving back to her community, Jennifer was selected by CBC as one of Saskatchewan’s Top 40 under 40.

Jennifer is director of the board for MoSo Fest’s music festival and technology conference and president of the Persephone Theatre board of directors. While serving as president of the Persephone Theatre board, her work garnered her recognition by Tourism Saskatoon as a Tourism Leader. Jennifer also served on the University of Saskatchewan Senate for two elected terms, has sat on several boards and hosted a radio program on CFCR 90.5FM for 14 years.

Photo: Jennifer Pereira (BA’01, LLB’03)