Jenelle McCalla

​Jenelle McCalla  


Executive Summary

Jenelle McCalla is an associate in the Ottawa office and a member of the Environmental, Municipal, Expropriation and Regulatory practice group. Jenelle advises municipal and corporate clients on matters related to municipal law, land use planning, and land development.

Prior to joining BLG, Jenelle practiced as in-house counsel for a developer where she gained experience in land development and real estate law. She also articled with a municipality, where she gained experience in municipal law, real estate, land-use planning, environmental contamination and prosecuting provincial offences before the Ontario Court of Justice.  

Jenelle received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ottawa in 2016 and graduated summa cum laude from Northern Illinois University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

Representative Work

  • Prosecutes provincial offences charges in the Ontario Court of Justice.
  • Advises municipal clients regarding drafting, amending, and enforcing municipal by-laws.
  • Assists expropriating authorities with aspects of negotiating real property acquisitions and expropriations for public purposes.