Marketta Jokinen

Marketta Jokinen  

Regional Head of Professional Resources

Executive Summary

Marketta Jokinen is the Regional Head of Professional Resources in our Vancouver office and provides regional coordination of the Firm's talent advisory services for legal professionals including career management, capacity management, performance management, compensation management, and talent management.  

Prior to taking on her current role at BLG, Marketta was the Director of Professional Recruitment in the Vancouver office and was responsible for managing all aspects of student recruitment and student programs. She was also responsible for coordinating associate hiring and associate evaluations, and was involved in the firm's professional development programs.

Marketta also practised labour and employment law with BLG from 1996 to 1998 and worked as a staff lawyer at the Labour Relations Board of British Columbia from 1998 until 2002.

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, “From Backpack to Briefcase:  How Career Services and Law Firm Professionals Can Help Students Prepare for Practice,” National Association of Law Placement (NALP) Annual Education Conference, 2011.
  • Co-Author, “So You’re an Articling Student – Now What?,” Canadian Bar Association Addendum, Law Student Edition, May 2007.