Jennifer Gold is a Partner of Wood Gold LLP in Brampton, where she practices Wills and Family Law.
She’s experienced in achieving consensus, negotiating agreements, de-escalating conflict, and representing clients in mediation, arbitration and court. Jennifer was recently appointed as a part-time member of the Ontario Land Tribunal. Since 2021, she has been a Dispute Resolution Officer for the Superior Court of Justice to assist in early resolution of cases. She has completed a Certificate in Family Mediation and, in keeping with her professional commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, has also completed the University of Alberta’s course, Indigenous Canada, and The Path.
Jennifer is Past President of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Law Association of Ontario and is a Board Member of Pro Bono Ontario. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Legal Aid Ontario where she chairs the Audit and Finance Committee, and is a member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Council, representing the Central West region. To support the next generation, Jennifer is a mentor in the Women’s Law Association of Ontario’s mentorship program and York University’s Advancing Women program. The efforts of Jennifer and Frances Wood to create alternatives to the traditional law firm, with a better work-life balance in a diverse workplace, were featured in The Toronto Star.
Jennifer is the 2021 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association’s Award of Excellence in Promoting Women’s Equality and a 2017 Lexpert Zenith Award celebrating the advancement of women in the legal profession.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from York University and an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall. In her free time, she enjoys time with family including two cats and a dog named Charlie.