A supporter of many local charities, events and sports teams, as well as sponsoring a scholarship at Leduc Composite High School; Jackie, Handerek & Forester has been historically composed of very community-minded people. The three partners have strong community roots in Leduc. John Jackie, B.A., LL.B., Q.C. is a former councilman and mayor of the City of Leduc. David Handerek, B.Sc., LL.B. has practiced here since 1981 and was a very active member of a local service group for many years. Jeff Forester, B. Comm., LL.B., born and raised in Leduc, continues to play as well as coach hockey here.
A Respected Law Firm since 1986
When they first opened their doors, the staff consisted of two support staff. In March 1986, a third position person joined the team as part-time bookkeeper and receptionist.
A Growing Practice, Support Staff & New Partner
In three years, Jackie & Handerek outgrew its first office and in 1989 moved to a newly renovated building on the corner of 48 Street and 50th Avenue in Leduc.
To improve efficiency of client services and file management, the firm added two support staff. In 1993, a new associate lawyer.