Jerica Almonte

Associate

Jerica Almonte

Profile

Jerica joined Whitelaw Twining in 2021 as an associate in the general insurance litigation group. Prior to joining our firm, Jerica worked at a litigation firm where she practiced insurance defence and acted as counsel for the Director of Child, Family, and Community Services. Jerica developed her passion for litigation in her articling year, as she spent the majority of her days in court speaking to child protection and family law matters. Jerica has appeared on behalf of her clients in matters before the Provincial and Supreme Courts in British Columbia and the Provincial and Court of Queen’s Bench Courts in Manitoba.

Jerica enjoys identifying practical goals for her clients and achieving desired results through collaboration. She understands the value of alternative dispute resolution and has successfully advocated on behalf of her clients in mediations.

In her free time, Jerica enjoys travelling, trying out new restaurants and spending time with her dog.

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Education

J.D., University of New Brunswick, 2018

B.A. (with Distinction), University of Manitoba, 2014

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2019

Called to the Manitoba Bar in 2019

Member of the Law Society of British Columbia

Member of the Vancouver Bar Association