Ms. Jacqueline A. Small, B.A. LL.B.

“The skills I learned and utilized during my years of competitive athletics are valuable assets I rely on in my law practice when advocating for the injured.”

Ms. Small is a Partner at Holness Law Group. With over 15 years of experience with ICBC claims and all types of personal injury claims, she has dedicated her career to representing the injured.

Ms. Small obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law Political Science from Washington State University and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining Holness Law Group, she completed her articles at a prominent medical malpractice law firm followed by practicing as an associate for several years at one of the province’s leading insurance law firms where she represented ICBC and other private insurance companies while defending against personal injury claims. Through her past experience as defence counsel, she gained extensive knowledge of ICBC’s strategies and inner practices which has proven to be valuable to her clients when advocating for their rights and interests.

Ms. Small is a former dual sport collegiate athlete. She represented Washington State University on the women’s varsity tennis team during her undergraduate degree competing in the Pac-10 Conference against a number of the top tennis programs in the country. While attending law school, she represented the University of British Columbia (UBC) on the women’s varsity rugby team. Following law school graduation and her call to the Bar of British Columbia, she continued playing rugby for approximately a decade during which time she was the captain of the womens’ rugby program at the Meraloma Rugby Club in Vancouver competing in the premier division and she represented British Columbia on the provincial rugby team in national competition. The skills she learned and utilized during her many years of competitive athletics such as work ethic, commitment, adaptability and the ability to perform well under pressure are valuable assets which she consistently relies on in her law practice.

Ms. Small spends her time outside of the office with her partner and their young children (Mattea and Miles), as well as staying active and coaching rugby.

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