B.A. (Alta.), LL.B. (Dal.), LL.M. (Col.)
Member of the Alberta bar.
Jonnette is on a research and scholarship leave in the winter term of 2013.
Jonnette was called to the Alberta Bar in 1979 and practiced law in Wetaskiwin, Alberta until 1991. She was also a member of the Alberta Farm Debt Review Board from 1986 to 1991 and mediated disputes between insolvent farmers and their creditors. After attending Columbia Law School in New York City in 1991/92 for her LL.M., Jonnette began teaching in the faculty in the fall of 1992.
In the fall term of 2012 Jonnette is teaching Theoretical Foundations of Property Law and the Graduate Seminar in Legal Research and Methodology.
She received the Howard Tidswell Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence in 2007 and again in 2011-2012.
Jonnette's research interests are in the areas of legal theory, equality, discourse analysis and property law.
In the fall of 2012, Jonnette serves as the Faculty's web supervisor and a member of the Faculty's Academic Selection Committee, Admissions Committee, and Tidswell Committee. She is also the Faculty's elected representative at the General Faculties Council (GFC).