Jada Perkins Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English

Primary office:  Calgary

Jada Perkins

Jada Perkins is a summer student in Gowling WLG’s Calgary office. She is going into her third and final year of the JD program at the University of Calgary.

Following her first year of law school, Jada was a summer legal intern at the Alberta Utilities Commission.

Prior to law school, Jada obtained a BA in psychology with distinction from the University of Calgary. Throughout university, Jada has been involved in Olympic-style weightlifting. She has represented team Alberta in several competitions, including at the Canadian Junior and Senior National Championships. She has also captained various U of C Law sports teams in both intramural dodgeball and at the inaugural softball tournament.

Throughout her legal studies, Jada has been a volunteer for the Consent Project for Pro Bono Students Canada. Jada has also been an active volunteer with the Alberta Children’s Hospital for over 10 years as a part of the music therapy program.

Jada is passionate about a legal career because it requires creative thinking and problem solving. She is interested in learning about new and emerging business opportunities, specifically in the field of energy law and the energy transition.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Education
      University of Calgary, JD (expected)
  • 2020

    • Education
      University of Calgary, BA, Psychology