Jacqueline has been an Assistant Attorney General in charge of coordinating Community Programs, Human Rights and Legal Aid Services, in the Ministry of Justice from October 2007 to April 2014. This Department deals with among others with the promotion of Human Rights, Provision of Legal Aid services to the vulnerable and the needy and also in charge of Civil Status officers, Notary Officers, Professional and non-Professional Bailiffs, as well as Access to Justice Bureaus (MAJ) at the District level.
Before joining the Ministry of Justice, She was in the Judiciary where she held the position of the President of the Intermediate Courts from 2003 to 2007. She was also the vice – president of the Court of first Instance of Umutara from 2001 to 2003, a post she held after she was a judge since 2000.
Jacqueline holds an LL.B Degree from the National University of Rwanda and currently she is pursuing a Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the Institute of Legal Practice and Development in Rwanda.
She has also been a member of the executive council of the Professional Bailiffs Association, and a member of their disciplinary committee.
She is fluent in English, Kinyarwanda and has working knowledge of French.