Jencie graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1992 with a Bachelor of Commerce major in Accounting and Finance, and a Bachelor of Laws in 2008. Jencie was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Tasmania in August 2009. Jencie practices property law, corporate commercial law and estate planning. Prior to practicing law, Jencie worked as an accountant with a leading Hobart Accounting practice, and in agriculture as a Sheep Overseer. Jencie's interest in agriculture led her to obtain an Associate Diploma in Farm Management in 1983. Jencie continues to have a strong interest in the rural community. She is currently the Chair, Elder & Succession Law Committee of the Law Society of Tasmania, October 2015 - present, Womensport and Recreation Tasmania Inc., Board Member, October 2015 - present. Graduate and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, March 2015.
Jencie is a keen hockey player and believes sport provides many opportunities for Tasmanians.