Jessie S. Brar is an associate lawyer at Simmonds and Associates. He attended the University of North Dakota School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2019. Throughout Law School, Jessie developed his skills and passion for advocacy, being selected to compete at national appellate Moot Court competitions in West Virginia and New York. Upon graduation, Jessie was recognized by the Order of Barristers for his advocacy achievements throughout his time as a law student.
After completing his legal education, Jessie articled and then practiced as an associate at the law firm of Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg, until Simmonds and Associates was formed in 2021.
Throughout his legal career, Jessie has gained valuable experience in cases involving Impaired Driving, Property Crimes, Violent Offences, Sexual Offences, Weapons Offences, Drug Offences and Homicides. He has also gained experience in cases involving complex Charter issues and has conducted license review hearings before Manitoba Public Insurance and parole hearings before the Parole Board of Canada.
Jessie has appeared as counsel before all levels of Court in Manitoba, the Ontario Court of Justice, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Jessie is also fluent in Punjabi and has assisted numerous clients who speak Punjabi as their first language. Jessie is also able to serve clients in Hindi.
He accepts cases on both a private basis and accepts Legal Aid certificates.
EducationJuris Doctor (JD), University of North Dakota School of Law, 2019
Bachelor of Arts, University of Manitoba, 2015
Work HistoryAugust 2021 – Present | Associate, Simmonds and Associates
May 2021 – July 2021 | Associate, Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg
May 2020 – May 2021 | Articling Student, Gindin Wolson Simmonds Roitenberg
Summer 2019 | Summer Student, Regency Community Law Centre – Legal Aid Manitoba
Summer 2018 | Summer Student, University of Manitoba Community Law Centre – Legal Aid Manitoba