Jenn McMillan has been arguing cases since she was very young. She says that as a child, she enjoyed the challenge of bringing someone to her way of thinking. When she realized there was a job where she could do that “all day, every day,” she thought that practicing law was a perfect fit.
As a family lawyer, Jenn believes in educating her clients. During what can be a particularly challenging time, she restores their confidence and re-establishes an element of control. This empowers and enables her clients to determine their own future.
Whether she is acting for a father to obtain custody of his young son, arguing for supervised access, acting for a wife to secure support after a long-term relationship, or a parent seeking to restrict or terminate the other parent’s access, each day is a new opportunity to successfully advocate on behalf of her clients to achieve their goals.
Jenn also acts for grandparents, family members, or foster parents who are seeking custody of children in their care; these cases often result in adoptions, which are bright spots in what can often be challenging processes.
Jenn’s practice also includes the successful resolution of significant property cases dealing with large farming operations and other businesses, as well as income determination cases where expert evidence is employed to prove income.
In her community, Jenn is the immediate Past President and current Treasurer of the Huron Law Association (as well as the Perth, Bruce, & Grey Law Associations), and our representative at the Federation of Law Associations of Ontario. She is the immediate Past Co-President of the South West Region Women’s Law Association. Jenn is also a Past President of the Board of Directors of Victim Services of Huron County, and a Past President of the Huron Perth Community Legal Clinic.