Jean-Claude Dubé Avocats S.A.

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Me Jean-Claude Dubé

Member of the Bar since 1981, twice Bâtonnier of Laval, former professor at the École du Barreau, member of the Board of Directors of the Association professionnelle des avocates et avocats du Québec (APAAQ), of the legal committee of the Conseil interprofessionnel du Québec (CIQ). Currently a member of the Ordre des administrateurs du Québec, an honorary member of the Sénat de la denturologie, and a member of the Association des avocats de la défense (AADM) and the Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense (AQAAD), Jean-Claude Dubé practices in criminal and penal law, disciplinary law, ethics, professional inspection and illegal practice. He is not only a formidable litigator, but also a leader in Quebec in both defense and prosecution.

With over 40 years' experience in criminal and penal defense, as well as in disciplinary defense and prosecution, Mr. Dubé also practices in the professional system and in the legislative, institutional and regulatory fields. Jean-Claude Dubé has been a speaker and trainer for the Quebec Bar and the Quebec Interprofessional Council (CIQ). Over the course of his career, he has also acted as attorney for recognized professional orders in Quebec.

His vast experience, professionalism, listening and speaking skills make him a valuable resource for anyone seeking his services.

Awards and distinctions

Throughout his career, Mr. Dubé has been the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including the Prix de la reconnaissance du Barreau de Laval for the exceptional quality of his professional career, his commitment and success in the performance of his duties, and the Prix de reconnaissance de l'engagement du Barreau du Québec for his contribution to the realization of the Order's mission and the development of the profession. He also received several tributes for his participation in the Executive and Administrative Committees of the Quebec Bar. Mr. Dubé also received the Prix de la reconnaissance from the Association des avocats et avocates de la province (AAP).

Me Valérie St-Pierre, Lawyer

A member of the Quebec Bar, Valérie St-Pierre, a young lawyer stimulated by her many files in both professional and criminal law, holds a bachelor's degree in applied politics with a major in international relations from the Université de Sherbrooke, and a master's degree in public administration from the École nationale d'administration publique. Ms. St-Pierre began her career as a research officer with the Agence de revenu du Québec, a position she held for nearly six years.

Her certificate in law and her desire to help and work with the public led her to complete her bachelor's degree in law while continuing to work for the Agence du revenu du Québec. Discovering a real passion for the legal profession and justice, she decided to pursue her career as a lawyer by enrolling at the École du Barreau. Following her admission to the Quebec Bar, she wanted to explore the possibility of pursuing a career in the private practice of law. She articled with Jean-Claude Dubé and has since practiced criminal and disciplinary law. She is currently a member of the Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal (AADM), the Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense (AQAAD), and the Association du Jeune Barreau de Laval (AJBL). Mr. St-Pierre has also been a member of the Ordre des administrateurs agréés du Québec since 2023.

Me Sacha Cantin-Lescaut, Lawyer

A member of the Quebec Bar since 2022 and a law graduate of Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Sacha Cantin-Lescaut is a young lawyer motivated by professional, criminal and penal law. He is a member of the Association du Jeune Barreau de Laval (AJBL), the Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal (AADM), and the Association québécoise des avocats et avocates de la défense (AQAAD). In addition to his interest in criminal, penal and professional law, he is passionate about sport, and incorporates his passion into his legal practice by advising athletes and sportspeople in the practice of their sport through Sports Law.

Dynamic and attentive to customers' needs, he stands out for his attention to detail and his commitment to advising customers in the best possible way. As a sportsman and trainer himself, he demonstrates the rigor and leadership necessary to successfully manage the various projects he is entrusted with.

He takes part in all phases of a case, but is particularly adept at arguing cases before both administrative and ordinary courts.

Me Cantin-Lescaut practices law in both French and English.

India Gomes, Legal Assistant and Researcher

India joined the team in November 2022 after completing her university studies. She recently completed her law degree at the Université du Québec à Montréal and is currently enrolled at the École du Barreau du Québec. During her university studies, India worked as a clinician at the Clinique Juridique de l'UQAM, offering free legal consultations to the general public. Passionate about criminal law, she also had the opportunity to be a student intern with Projet Innocence Québec, enabling her to promote and defend the rights of victims of miscarriages of justice. Prior to university, during her DEC in law, she was a member of Dawson College's Honour List, which recognizes students who have distinguished themselves academically throughout their college career. She is also a student member of the Association des avocats de la défense de Montréal (AADM) and a commissioner of oaths for Quebec and outside Quebec. Her trilingualism in French, English and Portuguese is also an asset in her professional dealings. India is constantly driven by her curiosity and thirst for learning in the field of criminal and disciplinary law, and is very enthusiastic about her future career as a lawyer.

Lia Mourtada, Paralegal

Lia obtained her Diploma of Collegial Studies in Paralegal Techniques when she joined the team after articling with us. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Paralegals and a Commissioner of Oaths for Quebec and outside Quebec. With a keen interest in criminal law, she is passionate about her work and strives to ensure that clients' needs are fully met. Lia is able to maintain exceptional relationships with clients while conducting herself in a professional manner thanks to her trilingualism in French, English and Arabic. She collaborates with and assists the firm's lawyers in the preparation of cases, carries out fact-finding and analytical research, ensures the preparation and follow-up of undertakings and evidence, and drafts various procedures. She also conducts research into case law, legislation and doctrine.

Cindy Parent, Legal Assistant

With the company since 2023 as a legal assistant, Cindy supports the office's lawyers and associates by providing administrative and legal work. With a secretarial diploma and an attestation of professional studies in legal secretarial work, she makes every effort to be up to the task.

As part of her duties, she actively participates in all stages of the files. From opening to closing files, she is responsible for invoicing, and performs a variety of administrative tasks to ensure that files run smoothly.

Dedicated to your best interests, Ms. Parent is a resource you can count on and contact at any time.

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