Jessica Proskos is an associate at Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP, where her practice focuses on criminal and regulatory litigation. Jessica has a particular interest in youth matters, including representing young people charged under the Youth Criminal Justice Act and assisting students through school investigations and disciplinary proceedings. Jessica has been involved in a number of initiatives to promote education on legal issues impacting young persons.
Prior to joining Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP, Jessica worked as an associate at a high-volume criminal defence practice in Toronto. She completed her articles as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in the Central West Region where she worked on a number of serious criminal matters.
Jessica received her J.D. from the University of Windsor, where she graduated as Valedictorian. During law school, she completed an internship at the International Criminal Court (Appeals Chamber) in the Netherlands after being awarded a Social Justice Fellowship. She also worked as a Research Assistant to distinguished professors, in addition to the Community Legal Aid Clinic where she represented clients on a variety of criminal matters.
Jessica obtained her undergraduate degree in Criminology from the University of Ottawa, graduating magna cum laude. She grew up in Cobourg, Ontario and is a member of The Advocates’ Society, Hellenic Canadian Lawyers Association, Criminal Lawyers’ Association (CLA) and is an active member of CLA’s Recent Call Committee.
Called to the Ontario bar in 2020