Jaimee is a descendant of Ngāti Porou and Ngai te Rangi me Ngāti Ranginui. She is currently a Legal Advisor at the Human Rights Commssion. She previously practiced in criminal law at the Manukau Public Defence Service and in the Waitangi Tribunal,
Jaimee holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Business Management (public relations) from the University of Waikato. She was admitted to the bar in 2014 and started her career in branding and communication for a New Zealand dairy exporter, before moving back to law in 2015.