Jessie Gomberg

Jessie Gomberg

Teaching Assistant


Jessie Gomberg is a PhD student at Allard Law working under the supervision of Dr. Cristie Ford. Jessie’s PhD research focuses on professional regulation of lawyers in Canada. She takes a critical view of the disciplinary systems regulating lawyers whose conduct is considered “unbecoming” due to alcohol and drug addiction. Jessie’s research performs a critical analysis of contemporary lawyer discipline employing feminist legal theory and proposing alternative dispute resolution to advocate for discipline reform. She hopes that her PhD research will have a positive impact on the legal profession by promoting healing and well-being for members suffering from alcohol and drug addiction. Jessie was called to the bar in Ontario in 2019. She is sober and is very active in Vancouver’s recovery community.

  • Administrative law and regulatory governance
  • Dispute resolution, arbitration and mediation
  • Feminist legal studies
  • Jurisprudence, legal theory, and critical studies
  • Legal ethics and the legal profession
  • LLM

    Osgoode Hall Law School

  • JD

    University of Windsor

  • MA

    University of Toronto

  • BA

    University of Guelph