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Jacqueline MacLellan
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Born and raised in Bermuda, Jacqueline obtained a BA at Queen's University in Ontario, and a law degree at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.  Jacqueline was called to the Ontario Bar in 1991 and practiced family law in Toronto, Ontario for approximately 5 years before returning to Bermuda to live in 1996 where she was called to the Bar in November 1996.   In March 2003, Jacqueline opened up the firm of MacLellan & Associates, practicing primarily family law.

Jacqueline was taken with the idea of assisting families in finding alternate solutions to hostile, financially draining divorces and became a trained mediator having since worked with the Bermuda Human Rights Commission and the Department of Human Affairs as a mediator.  From there Jacqueline trained to become a certified Collaborative Law practitioner and is now the Chair of the Collaborative Law Alliance of Bermuda.  Jacqueline also trains other attorneys to use the collaborative method.  She is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  Other volunteer pursuits include being a Board Member of The Committee of 25, working at the Bargain Box and is a past Director of The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association, member of the Legal Aid Committee and the Bermuda Psychologists Association Board.

Although dedicated to assisting clients with finding an amicable and respectful resolution, Jacqueline is an experienced and accomplished litigator and occasionally sits as Acting Magistrate in the Bermuda Family Court. She is also a certified arbitrator and a member of the Bermuda Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration.