jenny

First Name: 
Jenny
Last Name: 
Cochrane
City/town: 
Vancouver
Country: 
CANADA
Are you a lawyer in British Columbia?: 
Yes

Jenny Marie Cochrane
Law Office of Jenny Cochrane
777 108th Ave. N.E. #2240; Bellevue, WA, 98004
(425)451-7276 (p)
jennycochrane@jcochranelaw.com
Washington State Bar Association member, Law Society of British Columbia member
EDUCATION
University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, MT
J.D. 2007
Member, Jessup International Moot Court Team, 2005 – 2007, Competitor, 2007 Regional Competition
Participant, Study Abroad Program in Chile in 2006; Participant, Trial Advocacy Program
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
BA, Latin American Studies, June, 2002
Regional Coordinator, Student Environmental Action Coalition, 2000 - 2002

WORK EXPERIENCE
Law Office of Jenny Cochrane, Seattle, WA
Owner and Lawyer, November 2009 – present
Represent clients in transactional legal matters as well as litigious matters in estate planning, family law, consumer protection and bankruptcy.
Bronstein & Co., Vancouver, B.C.
Lawyer, February, 2014 – present
Represent First Nations clients in hearings related to a class action settlement involving residential school abuse
Northwest Women’s Law Center, Seattle, WA
Member, Self-Help Law Committee, June 2008 – present
Draft family law memoranda and explain family law to the Center's lay community members.
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA
Legal Extern, Institute for Indian Estate Planning and Probate, May 2007 – August 2007
Drafted wills for clients on the Crow Indian Reservation. Conducted community education presentations. Coordinated requests for legal advice.
U.S. District Court, Missoula, MT
Law Clerk to Magistrate Jeremiah Lynch, September 2006 – May 2007
Drafted memoranda on federal law, including social security, habeas corpus, and federal crimes. Participated in court proceedings.
Envirocon, Missoula, MT
Law Clerk, Legal Department, August 2006 – February 2007
Tracked regulations and legislation to insure corporate compliance related to labor and occupational health standards. Researched environmental remediation and construction matters to insure corporate compliance. Drafted and revised labor contracts. Drafted memoranda and contracts; maintained contract files. Acted as liaison to contract department. Drafted trial materials.
Axiom Law Group, Big Sky, MT
Law Clerk to Mr. Gary Hermann, January 2006 – May 2006
Drafted memoranda regarding construction contract disputes.
Catholic Community Services, Seattle, WA
Legal Intern, Legal Action Center, May 2005 – August 2005
Researched and drafted memoranda in substantive law including the Washington Landlord Tenant Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Assisted indigent clients and acted as liaison between clients and lawyers.
The Defender Association, Seattle, WA
Investigational Intern,September 2001 – December 2001
Investigated crime scenes, clients and witnesses. Researched factual information and visited clients. Drafted legal memoranda related to investigations.

LANGUAGES
Proficient in Spanish (speak; read; write); Conversational in Portuguese (speak; read; write); Learning Hindi