Trina Jackson
Trina Jackson
Paralegal + Team Lead, Litigation
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Trina Jackson is a litigation paralegal with 29 years experience working primarily in enforcement of manufactured homes and residential leases in Alberta and NWT, collections, corporate + business disputes, and insurance litigation.

Trina has a variety of skills including:

  • Manufactured home community lease enforcement, including terminating leases for non-payment of rent, terminating leases for a variety of breaches in the lease agreement  and recovery of the site when homes are abandoned
  • Commercial Lease Enforcement, including terminating commercial leases and landlord’s distress seizures
  • Unsecured debt recovery and judgment enforcement for debt actions in Alberta and NWT, including commencing actions and enforcement of judgments
  • Subrogated insurance claims, including commencing actions and enforcement of judgments
  • Personal property security enforcement, including the seizure of secured goods
  • Specializing in the enforcement of residential manufactured home leases
  • Specializing in the enforcement of debt actions

Trina has been the treasurer for the Alberta Association of Professional Paralegals (AAPP) since 2017, and in 2018, she started working with MacEwan University mentoring students in their Paralegal Studies program. She also volunteers with the Edmonton Legal Community Centre. 

Value to clients

Trina believes in strong relations with her clients and works very hard to ensure that she has a full understanding of their business model. Her strength is in her respect for both the client and the tenants and debtors. Trina concentrates on allowing people to feel more comfortable in stressful situations, providing simple language and a variety of options available whenever possible.

Outside the Office

Trina is passionate about wine and in 2018 obtained her Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1. In the summer months, you will usually find her backcountry hiking one mountain or another and spending time with family and friends.

Alberta Association of Professional Paralegals (AAPP)
2017 - 2019
MacEwan University
2018 - Present
Edmonton Legal Community Centre
Volunteer Paralegal
2018 - Present
June 20, 2023
Legal Fundamentals for Manufactured Home Communities
Understanding the legal aspects of manufactured and modular home management is crucial for anyone involved in the day-to-day operation of these communities.  Join Field Law’s Paul Kolida and Trina Jackson for an in-d...
July 22, 2021
Abandoned Manufactured Homes: The Court Process Clarified
Q+A Session
Abandoned homes have been an issue for landlords of manufactured home communities for a long time. They can be rather complicated, and knowing when a Quit Claim and Release by the tenant is appropriate, and when to bring a court application can be conf...
November 20, 2020
Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act Webinar
Join Field Law, in conjunction with the Alberta Sheriff’s Department, for a webinar on how landlords can deal with undesirable behaviours of tenants located in their communities.Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) is a confidential, compl...
June 25, 2020
How Amendments to the MHSTA Impact Landlords of Manufactured Home Communities
Enforcing rental arrears and other tenant breaches under a Lease are an important aspect of a Landlord’s business and recently proclaimed amendments to the Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act are going to have a direct impact on how Landlord’s ...
February 2020
Bill 3 - Proposed Amendments to the Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Act
On February 26, 2020, the Government of Alberta tabled Bill 3: Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Amendment Act, 2020. When passed, this Bill will change the current dispute resolution regime for mobile home disputes. Currently, all disputes relating to ...
The Career College, 1994, Professional Legal Assistant