Jordan McDermott

In law school, Jordan focused her studies exclusively on criminal law. In 2018, Jordan was one of two winners of the Coughlin Criminal Law Moot held at the University of Alberta. In 2019, she participated in the Western Canada Criminal Trial Advocacy Moot (the MacIntyre Cup), where she competed against students from law schools across western Canada.

Prioritizing access to justice is important to Jordan, and she enjoys dedicating her time to non-profit organizations. During law school, Jordan was heavily involved with Student Legal Services at the University of Alberta, where she acted as a day leader, summer caseworker, and Criminal Project coordinator. She was also involved with the University of Alberta’s chapter of OUTLaw, an organization directed at serving and aiding LGBTQ+ law students and allies. Currently, Jordan sits on the Board of Directors for the Edmonton Youth Justice Society, and the Criminal Trial Lawyers’ Association.

Jordan completed her articles at DDSG Criminal Law, and joined the firm as an associate in 2021. During her time with our firm, Jordan has conducted numerous bail hearings, trials, and contested sentencing hearings. She has defended clients charged with a range of offences, including:

Jordan is also a member of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories.

Jordan firmly believes that everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence, and to zealous representation in court. She is happy to meet with you to discuss any charges you may be facing and can be reached by contacting the firm’s Edmonton office, or by emailing [email protected].

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