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Jennifer Quito

P.416.964.5504  F.416.964.5895  E. jquito@cavalluzzo.com

Assistant: Wendy Balaban416.964.1115 ext 2252

Jennifer's Practice Areas

Education

  • Call to the Bar, 2012
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D., 2011
  • University of Toronto, B.A. (Hons.), 2007

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Hispanic Ontario Lawyers Association
  • Law Union of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Women’s Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF)
  • Equal Pay Coalition

Accolades

  • Dean’s Gold Key Award, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2011
  • 1st Place Pair Award, Laskin Administrative Law Moot Competition, 2011
  • 2nd place team award for best facta, and 2nd place team prize for best overall team, 2011
  • 4th Place Overall Oralist, Laskin Administrative Law Moot Competition, 2011
  • McMillan Binch Award, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2010
  • Ian Scott Public Interest Award, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2009
  • Norton Rose LLP Award, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2009
  • Borden Ladner Gervais Professional Excellence Award, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2009

Charitable / Pro Bono Work

  • Board Member, Hispanic Ontario Lawyers Association 2013-2014
  • Equal Pay Coalition, Member 2013- present
  • Conoser, Board of Directors 2013- present

Jen practices in the areas of pay equity and education law. She joined the firm after clerking for various judges of the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto, where she gained broad experience in administrative, civil, criminal and family law.

Jen has represented clients at the Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal, the Pay Equity Commission, and the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. She is dedicated to securing her clients equal pay for work of equal value. Jen has also represented individuals across the province in relation to investigations by the Children's Aid Society, and is committed to providing her clients with a vigorous defence. 

Community involvement has always been important to Jen. Currently, she is an active member of the Equal Pay Coalition, and sits on the Boards of an NGO called Conoser, as well as the Hispanic Ontario Lawyer's Association. Jen also enjoys membership in the Law Union of Ontario, the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), the Toronto Lawyer's Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Canadian Bar Association.

As a law student, Jen demonstrated her strong commitment to social justice by interning at human rights NGO in India and working at an immigration and refugee law firm. She also completed a clinical placement at Parkdale Community Legal Services in the Social Benefits, Violence and Health division, and volunteered at both the HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic of Ontario and Community Legal Aid Services Program. Through these experiences, Jen represented clients at the Social Benefits Tribunal, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, and the Immigration and Refugee Board.

Prior to law school, Jen received an Honours B.A in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Toronto. During her time there, she co-organized a tutoring program aimed at benefitting Latino Youth, and was the head representative of non-resident students at Trinity College.

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