Jennifer was selected for inclusion in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 New England Super Lawyers list in the fields of general litigation and immigration. Previously, from 2011 - 2013, she was selected as a New England Rising Star. New England Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys based on peer recognition and professional achievement.
In the summer of 2013, Jennifer was named a "Pro Bono Hero" by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for her years of service to the immigrant community, her work with the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP), and her pro bono service.
On January 25, 2013, Jennifer was awarded Maine Equal Justice Partners' prestigious Equal Justice Hero Award, which honors legal professionals who have made a significant contribution to strengthening access to justice in Maine.
In recognition of the pro bono service she provides to Maine's low income individuals, Jennifer has been recognized by the Katahdin Counsel Recognition Program since 2012.
The Maine Bar Foundation honored Jennifer with the Arnie MacDonald Maine Bar Fellows New Lawyer Award in January 2011. The award is reserved for a lawyer who has demonstrated an “uncompromising dedication to integrity and high personal and professional ethical standards,” exemplified the “ideals of increasing access to justice,” “[m]ade outstanding and recognized contributions to the legal profession and to the public good through Pro Bono service,” and demonstrated “a strong commitment to the objectives and purposes of the Maine Bar Foundation.”
Jennifer was awarded Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project's 2009 Attorney of the Year Award for "donating countless hours to the representation of noncitizens and for her deep dedication to the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project and to Maine's immigrants."
The University of Maine School of Law Women's Law Association honored Jennifer with the 2007 Outstanding Alumna Award "in recognition of her distinguished achievements in legal practice and her noteworthy contributions to the Maine Bar."