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  • November 2017

    Canadian medal of honour

    On November 10, a medal ceremony was held in Blainville as part of the festivities to mark the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. Mtre. Samuel Bergeron received the honour from Thérèse-de-Blainville MP Ramez Ayoub in recognition of his contributions to the community and many initiatives across the region.

  • November 2017

    Fondation Pallia-Vie's fourth annual fundraising gala

    This year, Mtre Etienne-L. Morin has been the patron of honour of Fondation Pallia-Vie's fourth annual fundraising gala, which has been held on October 26 at Tapis Rouge in Saint-Jérôme.

  • November 2017

    Appointment

    On June 20, Mtre Maxime Arcand was appointed to the board of directors of the Fondation de l'Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme.

  • November 2017

    PFD's involvment in its community

    Actively involved in its community, the PFD team donated four hockey tickets to a raffle organized by Grands Frères Grandes Soeurs de la Porte du Nord. The winners had the opportunity to see the Montreal Canadiens play the New Jersey Devils at Centre Bell on September 21.

  • November 2017

    PFD Lawyers amongst the top 300 most important SMEs in Quebec, again this year!

    On October 21, 2017, Les Affaires magazine published the list of the top 300 most important SMEs in Quebec.

  • October 2017

    Vélo à notre santé!

    On Sunday, September 10th, the PFD team took part in the 18th edition of the Vélo à notre santé fundraising activity to benefit the Fondation de l'Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme.

  • October 2017

    80th anniversary celebration

    It is with great pride that more than 300 clients, business partners, and employees gathered for PFD's 80th anniversary celebration on September 21, 2017.

  • October 2017

    Salon des affaires municipales and annual convention of the FQM

    On September 28 and 29, the PFD team was at the Salon des affaires municipales tradeshow organized as part of the Congrès annuel de la Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM) at the Centre des congrès de Québec.

  • October 2017

    Une MARCHE à la fois

    The first edition of the Une MARCHE à la fois event held to raise funds for the Fondation Pallia-Vie took place on the 1st of October.

  • September 2017

    Appointment

    On the recommendation of the Council and after consultation with the Barreau du Québec, Jean-François Mallette was appointed for a two-year term as the legal counsel and a member of the board of directors of the École de joaillerie de Montréal (ÉJM).

  • September 2017

    Interview on our Mackrell International Legal Network

    Interview with Rodrigo Rojas of González Calvillo, S.C.and Robert Faguy of PFD Lawyers on the Mackrell International Network.

  • September 2017

    Prix de l'Orateur / English Oratory Competition

    Mtre Alexandra Azab was a participant in an oratory competition organized by the Young Bar Association of Montreal.

  • September 2017

    Re-election

    On June 20th of this year, Mtre Samuel Bergeron was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Collège Lionel-Groulx for the next year

  • September 2017

    Swearing-in

    On July 12, Mtre. Jean-François Carrier, Mtre. Axel Fournier and Mtre. Marco Lagacé, who articled at the firm, were sworn in.

  • June 2017

    Appointment to the Court of Québec

    On June 7, Patrick Choquette, lawyer and partner in our firm, was appointed to the Civil Division of the Court of Québec for the District of Joliette.

  • June 2017

    Muslim Schools of Montreal v. Djemila Benhabib

    The Quebec Court of Appeal granted Djemila Benhabib's Motion to Dismiss the Appeal and dismissed the appeal of the Muslim Schools of Montreal, on the basis that any such appeal is devoid of any merit.

  • June 2017

    Team PFD runs for a good cause

    On May 7th, the PFD team took part in the 15th edition of the Défi course et marche Desjardins organized by the Club des Lions de Sainte-Thérèse.

  • June 2017

    A Prized Workshop

    Mtre. Joanne Côté organized a workshop for over a hundred elected municipal representatives and delegates as part of the Quebec Union of Municipalities' annual convention on May 4th.

  • June 2017

    Course Nature Rivière-du-Nord

    This past Sunday May 28, the team at PFD participated in the third edition of the Course Nature Rivière-du-Nord, a family event promoting physical activity.

  • June 2017

    PFD Lawyers is ranked among the top 30 law firms in Quebec

    On June 3rd 2017, the newspaper Les affaires published a list of the leading law firms in Quebec. The ranking is based on the actual number of employees in Quebec. With its 112 employees in 2017, our firm was ranked 25th on the list.

  • May 2017

    PFD is growing!

    We are very pleased to announce that Mtre Samuel Bergeron has joined the PFD team. Mtre Bergeron will practice within the PFD Construction team at our Boisbriand office.

  • May 2017

    27th edition of the annual golf tournament of the Fondation Marc Chouinard

    It is with great pleasure that Me Étienne Ruel agreed to be the honorary chairman of the 27th edition of the annual golf tournament of the Fondation Marc Chouinard, which will be held on June 15 at Club de golf Le Portage to raise funds to promote the interests of people living with head and brain injuries.

  • April 2017

    PFD is growing!

    We are very pleased to announce that Mtre Sandra Levy has joined the PFD team. She will practice in the PFD Insurance group at our offices in Saint-Jérôme.

  • April 2017

    Involvment in the cooperative

    Three of our firm members were invited to join the board of directors of the Desjardins Group.

  • April 2017

    Aux quilles pour les enfants

    On Saturday, March 11th, 2017, the Aux quilles pour les enfants took place at the Résidence La Noblesse in Saint-Jérôme to benefit the Grands Frères Grandes Soeurs de la Porte du Nord. The PFD team was an alley sponsor and was also present to play.

  • April 2017

    Trainings

    Mtre. Daniel Goupil and Mtre. Joanne Côté of PFD's municipal and environmental law group will lead some training sessions in the near future

  • April 2017

    Mackrell International in Chambers Guide as leading Global Network for fifth year running

    Mackrell International (MI) has secured its third consecutive ranking in the Chambers Directory as a world-leading global network. PFD Lawyers, which has been a member of MI since 2016, is one of more than 90 members representing 4500 lawyers working in 60 countries.

  • March 2017

    Hiver à notre santé

    On Saturday, February 5, PFD Avocats took part in the fourth edition of Hiver à notre santé.

  • March 2017

    Training

    On January 31, Mtre Charlotte Deslauriers-Goulet led a webinar on a new research tool in personal injury cases.

  • March 2017

    On March 28th, 2017, Mtre Julie Lavoie and Mtre Eloise Pion, from our PFD Family sector, will hold a conference entitled "Women's rights" (in french) during a dinner-conference organized by the Réseau des Femmes d'affaires du Québec. The conference speakers will discuss different aspects of the law which relate to women's rights today, notably with regards to family law and estate planning issues, as well as protection regimes and business law.

  • February 2017

    Information session

    On January 24, Jean-Philippe Desabrais led an information session on small claims procedures at the courthouse in Saint-Jérôme along with courthouse registry staff members, a mediator and Justice Jimmy Vallée.

  • February 2017

    The PFD team is expanding!

    The PFD team welcomes two new lawyers and four students.

  • February 2017

    PFD Lawyers names two new partners!

    It is with great pride that PFD Lawyers announces the nomination of two new partners : Mtre Amelie Chouinard and Mtre Pascal Comeau.

  • January 2017

    Defamatory law: Major victory for Djemila Benhabib and the right to freedom of expression

    Mtre. Marc-André Nadon and Mtre. Amélie Dupras of PFD's Litigation group won an important defamation case with the dismissal of an action brought by a private Muslim school against writer, author, journalist and feminist activist Djemila Benhabib for comments she made during a radio interview with Benoît Dutrizac on 98,5 FM.

  • December 2016

    Training for elected officials

    On November 19, Mtre Stéphanie Provost of PFD Municipal and PFD Environment led a training session entitled Maîtrisez vos dossiers municipaux. The event was organized by the Fédération québécoise des municipalités in collaboration with the Ministère des Affaires municipales et Occupation du territoire (MAMOT) in Saint-Sauveur.

  • December 2016

    PFD is growing !

    We are very pleased to announce that Mtre Maxime Arcand has joined the PFD team. Mtre Arcand will practice within the PFD Labour team at our Saint-Jérôme office.

  • December 2016

    Coming into force of the new regulations on the display of trademarks in Québec

    The two draft regulations published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on May 4, 2016, to amend the current regulations adopted under the Charter of the French Language were enacted without amendment and therefore came into effect on November 24, 2016.

  • December 2016

    40th anniversary of call to the Bar

    On behalf of the entire PFD team, we would like to congratulate Mtre Richard Gendron, who is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his admission as a lawyer and call to the Québec Bar.

  • December 2016

    Act to bolster tobacco control: new rules in effect on November 26

    On November 26, new rules of the Act to bolster tobacco control came into effect.

  • November 2016

    PFD is growing

    It is our pleasure to announce the arrival of Mtre Sophie Prégent and Mtre Laurence Laroche within the PFD team

  • November 2016

    PFD Lawyers is listed in the 300 Quebec's 2016 most important SMEs.

    PFD Lawyers is listed in the 300 Quebec's 2016 most important SMEs.

  • October 2016

    Swearing in

    The PFD team is proud to announce that Mtre Samuel Beaugé-Malenfant was sworn in at a ceremony on September 16th at our offices in Boisbriand.

  • October 2016

    Vélo à notre santé

    On Sunday, September 11th, the PFD team took part in the 17th edition of the Vélo à notre santé fundraising activity to benefit the Fondation de l'Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme.

  • October 2016

    Training for elected officials

    Mtre. Daniel Goupil of PFD's municipal and environmental law groups will lead this month a training session.

  • October 2016

    Updates to LE RÈGLEMENT MUNICIPAL

    The new edition of Le Règlement municipal will soon be released.

  • September 2016

    PFD wins an excellence award

    We are very pleased to announce that Prévost Fortin D'Aoust was recognized for its excellence in human resource management for the quality of its work environment, human resource practices and stimulating work conditions.

  • September 2016

    Vélo à notre Santé

    Vélo à notre santé, a fundraising event for the Fondation de l'Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme will be held on September 11.

  • September 2016

    Swearing-in

    On July 28, Mtre. Amélie Dupras, Mtre. Shane Goldman and Mtre. François Alexandre Guay, who articled at the firm, were sworn in.

  • September 2016

    Salon des affaires municipales and annual conference of the FQM

    PFD's municipal and environmental law team will be taking part in the annual conference of the Fédération québécoise des municipalités and will lead presentations.

  • September 2016

    Appointment to the Disciplinary Board of the Barreau du Québec

    On August 19, Mtre. Claudia P. Prémont, Ad. E., president of the Barreau du Québec, informed Mtre. Jean-François Mallette of his appointment to the association's Disciplinary Board for a four-year term.

  • September 2016

    A PFD win makes headlines

    Mtre Julie Lavoie recently won an important adoption case involving assisted reproduction under a surrogacy contract with a woman in India.

  • September 2016

    Mackrell International, ranked again as a global leading law firm network!

    Chambers and Partners, a firm specializing in the ranking of laws firms and international legal networks, has once again ranked Mackrell International, PFD Lawyers' international legal network, as a global leading law firm network.

  • June 2016

    Training

    On June 15, Me Marc-André Nadon led a training session entitled Diffamation, Internet et vie politique : tout ce qu'il faut savoir for elected officials at the annual conference of the Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ) in Québec.

  • June 2016

    Courir à notre santé

    On June 5, PFD employees and their families enthusiastically took part in the Courir à notre santé fundraiser to benefit the Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme. Our team members proudly ran 1, 5 and 10 km to raise money to purchase specialized equipment for the hospital.

  • May 2016

    PFD AVOCATS MAKES A MAJOR INVESTMENT IN SAINT-JÉRÔME

    With its 80th anniversary approaching, the law firm of Prévost Fortin D'Aoust (PFD Avocats) will undertake major renovations at its offices in Saint-Jérôme this summer. Since 1937, PFD Avocats has continued to increase its workforce in Saint-Jérôme in order to meet the community's legal needs.

  • May 2016

    PFD Lawyers attended the Mackrell International Legal Network Annual General Assembly in Hong Kong which was held from April 13 to April 16, 2016. Over the course of this conference, various Mackrell delegates came together from all corners of the globe working to ensure top quality legal representation worldwide for their clients.

  • May 2016

    On May 12th and 13th of this year, our firm will be present at the "Salon Quartier municipal des affaires" presented during the "Assises annuelles de l'Union des municipalités du Québec" (UMQ). Mtre Daniel Goupil, Étienne Morin, Stéphanie Provost and Frédéric Savard-Scott will be present during the event and will represent our firm.

  • May 2016

    Conference

    Me Marc-Andre Nadon will be offering a conference to elected officials on May 12, 2016 at the Assises 2016 of the Union des Municipalités du Québec (UMQ) in Québec City entitled "Defamation, Internet and Political life: everything you need to know"

  • May 2016

    Team PFD runs for a good cause

    On May 1st, the PFD team took part in the 14th edition of the Défi course et marche Desjardins organized by the Club des Lions de Sainte-Thérèse. Some 50 runners from our firm got some exercise and gave back to regional organizations working to help those less fortunate.

  • April 2016

    The Team Continues to grow

    We are very pleased to announce that Me Jessica Schmitt has joined the PFD team.

  • March 2016

    New student to the PFD team

    We are pleased to announce the addition of a new student to the PFD team, Mr. Samuel Beaugé-Malenfant.

  • March 2016

    PFD IS NOW A MEMBER OF MACKRELL INTERNATIONAL LEGAL NETWORK

    We are pleased to announce that PFD Lawyers has recently become a member of Mackrell International.

  • February 2016

    The team continues to grow

    We are very pleased to announce that Me Yvan Biron has joined the PFD team. Me Biron has nearly 30 years' experience in environmental law, energy law and expropriation. Within the course of his practice, he has taken part in several major environmental authorization processes and led complex inspections and investigations. For the past few years, he has taught in the master's program of the Centre universitaire de formation en environnement et en développement durable at Université de Sherbrooke.Recognized by his peers, Me Biron is among the 2016 Best Lawyers in Canada in environmental law and was profiled in the 2014 Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory in the environmental field.

  • February 2016

    New lawyer to our office of Montréal

    We are very pleased to announce that Me Alexandra Azab joined the firm in January. She specializes in business law and civil and commercial litigation and will practice at our offices in Town of Mount Royal.Me Azab holds a bachelor of laws from the University of Ottawa (2012) and graduated on the dean's honour list. She also earned a doctor of law in North American Common Law from Université de Montréal (2015). She was called to the Québec Bar in 2015 and will become a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2016.

  • February 2016

    Students who have become articling students

    We are very pleased to announce that Ms. Amélie Dupras, Mr. Shane Goldman and Mr. François-Alexandre Guay have successfully completed the Bar admission course at the École du Barreau. They joined PFD in Saint-Jérôme as articling students this year.We welcome them to the team!

  • February 2016

    Canadian Bar Association

    Me Savard is now a member of the executive committee of the insurance and civil litigation sector of the Canadian Bar Association (Québec Branch)

  • February 2016


  • December 2015

    COMITÉ SUR L'ARBITRAGE DES COMPTES D'HONORAIRES DES AVOCATS

    PFD avocats is very pleased to announce that the board of directors of the Barreau du Québec extended Me Richard Gendron's mandate as a member of the account arbitration committee—the Comité sur l'arbitrage des comptes d'honoraires des avocats—until December 14, 2016.

  • December 2015

    New attorney

    We are very pleased to announce that the firm has welcomed a new attorney. In décember, Me Jason Vocelle Lévesque joined our labour and civil litigation team at our Saint-Jérôme office.

  • November 2015

    Appointment of member and vice-president of the discipline committee of the Organisme

    On October 20, 2015, as the minister responsible for the application of the provisions of the Real Estate Brokerage Act (chapter C-73.2) and in accordance with the power granted by article 94 of the Act, the Honourable Carlos Leitão, Minister of Finance of Québec, confirmed the appointment of Me Jean-François Mallette as member and vice-president of the discipline committee of the Organisme d'autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec (OCAIQ) after consulting with the Québec Bar.Me Mallette therefore reaffirms his commitment to the real estate sector and will pursue his practice as a member of the civil and commercial law group at Prévost Fortin D'Aoust.

  • November 2015

    New attorney

    We are very pleased to announce that the firm has welcomed a new attorney. In October, Me Charlotte Deslauriers-Goulet joined our construction and civil litigation team at our Boisbriand office.

  • September 2015

    Vélo à notre santé

    On Sunday, September 13th, the PFD team took part in the 16th edition of the Vélo à notre santé fundraising activity to benefit the Fondation de l'Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme.

  • September 2015

    Salon des affaires municipales and annual convention of the FQM

    From September 25 to 27, PFD's municipal and environmental law group will be at the Salon des affaires municipales and take part in the annual convention of the Fédération québécoise des municipalités.

  • June 2015

    Regroupement des gens d'affaires de Boisbriand gala

    On May 1st, André Morin, Étienne-Louis Morin, Jean-Philippe Desabrais and I attended the gala held by the Regroupement des gens d'affaires de Boisbriand (RGAB).We are proud to announce that Prévost Fortin d'Aoust earned the Création ou maintien d'emploi sur le territoire de la ville de Boisbriand award in recognition of the firm's efforts to create and maintain employment in Boisbriand. An honourable mention went to our fourth-floor neighbour Univesta, which was the runner-up in the category.

  • May 2015

    The PFD team runs for good causes

    On May 3rd, the PFD team took part in the 13th annual Défi course et marche Desjardins organized by the Club Lions de Sainte-Thérèse. Seventy participants from PFD and their family members ran the 1-, 2-, 5- and 10-km races to raise funds for local organizations that provide support to those in need.

  • May 2015

    The PFD team is growing!

    We are very pleased to announce that Me Marc-André Nadon will join the Litigation team at our office in Boisbriand on May 25th. We wish him a warm welcome!

  • May 2015

    Salon Quartier municipal des affaires

    On May 21st and 22nd of this year, our firm will be present at the ”Salon Quartier municipal des affaires” presented during the “Assises annuelles de l'Union des municipalités du Québec” (UMQ). Mtre Joanne Côté, Daniel Goupil, Stéphanie Provost, Mathieu Quenneville et Frédéric Savard-Scott will be present during the event and will represent our firm.

  • May 2015

    Annual conference of the l'AÉMQ

    PFD became a member of the "Association des Évaluateurs Municipaux du Québec" and Mtre Daniel Goupil will be present at the annual conference that will be held from the 28th to the 30th of May 2015.

  • April 2015

    A partner's change of vocation

    Mtre Suzanne Fortin announced that she is leaving PFD Lawyers after 32 years. An expert in family law, and a partner of the firm, Mtre Fortin acquired extensive management skills over the years. She now intends to focus her career on managing businesses and organizations.

  • April 2015

    Training – Master your municipal files

    On April 18, 2015 in Lac-des-Écorces, Me Daniel Goupil will provide a conference entitled “Master your municipal files”.

  • March 2015

    Formation

    On March 20th, Me Marc Mancini of the firm's Labour Law group will lead a seminar for members of the Québec Bar as part of the Développements récents en droit du travail 2015 training program.

  • March 2015


  • March 2015

    The board of directors of Grands Frères et Grandes Sœurs de la Porte du Nord elects its new president

    On January 28, 2015, Me Eloïse Pion was elected president of the board of directors of Grands Frères et Grandes Sœurs de la Porte du Nord.

  • February 2015

    Seminar

    On February 24th, Me Marc Mancini of the firm's Labour Law group will lead a seminar for MNAs in the National Assembly Chamber to mark 50 years of the Québec Labour Code.

  • February 2015

    Small claims court

    On January 1, 2015, the Small Claims Division of the Court of Québec increased the claims limit from $7 000 to $15 000.

  • January 2015

    Swearing-in

    The PFD team is proud to announce that Me Guillaume Chênevert

  • December 2014

    The PFD team is growing!

    We are very pleased to announce the arrival of Me François Laplante, who joined the PFD Insurance group on July 7 and Me Marc Mancini, who joined the PFD Labour group on November 10. Both practice at our Saint-Jérôme office. Welcome!

  • November 2014

    Training

    On November 26, Me François Laplante of PFD's insurance group will lead a seminar for general contractors in the residential sector on the coming into force on January 1, 2015, of the new provisions of the Regulations respecting the guarantee plan for new residential buildings and the impacts of the changes for contractors.

  • September 2014

    The honourable André Rochon returns to PFD

    PFD Attorneys is very pleased to announce that the Honourable André Rochon, who until recently was a judge of the Quebec Court of Appeal, has joined our law firm.

  • September 2014

    Relocation of the Boisbriand branch

    Due to PFD's strong growth in recent years, it is with pleasure and pride that we announce the relocation of our Boisbriand branch which took place on August 22nd.

  • September 2014

    Swearing-in

    The PFD team is proud to announce that Me Eloïse Pion was sworn in at a ceremony on July 30th at our offices in Boisbriand.

  • September 2014

    Annual conference of the FQM

    Again this year, Me Daniel Goupil and Me Mathieu Quenneville of the firm's municipal law sector will speak at the annual conference of the Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM) in Québec, which brings together over 2 000 elected municipal officials.

  • September 2014

    Vélo à notre santé

    The PFD team participated again this year in the "Bike to our health" fundraiser of the Saint-Jérôme Regional Hospital Foundation whose 15th edition took place on Sunday, September 14th, 2014.

  • September 2014

    Training

    On October 16, Me Francis Chaussé of PFD's business law sector will lead a training module of the Succès-Relève | Acheter une entreprise ça ne s'improvise pas program

  • June 2014

    Summer break

    THE LAW COLUMN IS TAKING A BREAK FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL BE BACK IN SEPTEMBER.WE WISH EVERYONE A GREAT SUMMER !!

  • June 2014

    BIKE WITH PFD!

    A group of PFD lawyers who also happen to be amateur cyclists invite you to join them every Thursday at 6 p.m. for a weekly ride leaving from St-Augustin arena in Mirabel.

  • May 2014

    Team PFD runs for a good cause

    On May 4th, the PFD team took part in the 12th edition of the Défi course et marche Desjardins organized by the Club des Lions de Sainte-Thérèse.

  • May 2014

    PFD honoured!

    The 2014 Gala des Zénith organized by the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Saint-Jérôme was held on April 13th. It was with great honour and pride that the PFD team accepted the "Employeur de choix" award, which recognizes the firm as an employer of choice in the region.

  • May 2014

    Salon Quartier municipal des affaires

    On May 21 and 22, PFD will have a stand at the Palais des congrès de Gatineau during the Salon Quartier municipal des affaires, an exhibition presented as part of the 93rd annual conference of the Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ).

  • April 2014

    Training for newly elected officials


  • March 2014

    Training for newly elected officials

    Me Daniel Goupil of the firm's municipal and environmental law group will lead a training session on the roles and responsibilities of elected officials.

  • February 2014

    Annual lawyers' meeting


  • February 2014

    Training for city managers

    Me Joanne Côté of the firm's municipal and environmental law group will provide seminars for city managers organized by the Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ)

  • January 2014

    SUPPORT PAYMENTS


  • January 2014

    Training for newly elected officials


  • December 2013

    Nomination

    Me Robert Faguy of our Montréal office was appointed legal counsel for the Sports Industry Credit Association (SICA).

  • December 2013

    Training for newly elected municipal officials

    Me Daniel Goupil and Me Joanne Côté will lead training sessions for elected officials organized by the Fédération québécoise des municipalités

  • December 2013

    Holiday schedule

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL OUR READERS

  • November 2013

    Family law conference


  • October 2013

    Swearing-in


  • September 2013

    Annual convention of the FQM

    On September 28th, Me Joanne Côté and Me Daniel Goupil will speak at the annual convention of the Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités (FQM) in Québec.

  • June 2013

    Supreme Court of Canada Liaison Committee

    Me Mathieu Quenneville took part in an annual meeting of the Supreme Court of Canada Liaison Committee of the Canadian Bar Association.

  • June 2013

    Conference led by the municipal law group

    On June 14th, Me Daniel Goupil will speak at the annual meeting of the Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec

  • June 2013

    Appointment

    Me Pascal Comeau of our firm was elected to act as an administrator of the Sainte-Agathe Chamber of commerce

  • June 2013

    PFD among the top 25 legal firms in Québec


  • June 2013

    Me André Forget receives a medal of merit

    We are proud to announce that the board of directors of the Barreau de Laurentides-Lanaudière awarded its medal of merit to Me André Forget at the bar association's annual general meeting on April 26th.

  • May 2013

    Training

    Me Joanne Côté of the municipal and environmental law group will lead a practical training session for the Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ)

  • May 2013

    Appointment

    Me Patrick Choquette was recently appointed to the board of directors and executive committee of the Fondation Cité de la Santé...

  • May 2013

    PFD honoured!

    Prévost Fortin D'Aoust is proud to have been recognized for its citizen involvement and social commitment by the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Saint-Jérôme at the Gala des Zénith 2013.

  • April 2013

    Conference

    On April 11, Me Marie-Ève Dufort will be a guest speaker at a training session organized for lawyers by Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton on family law in the context of a bankruptcy.

  • April 2013

    Salon VISEZ DROIT

    Me Julie Lavoie will represent the firm at the Salon VISEZ DROIT

  • April 2013

    Two major victories for the municipal law team

    In Location Jean Miller inc. v. Municipalité de Mille-Isles, Me Joanne Côté secured a favourable ruling by the Court of Appeal, which denied a motion for mandamus to order the municipality to issue an attestation certifying that a quarry development project complied with municipal by-laws. Also, in Val-Morin v. Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, Me Daniel Goupil prevailed in an application for judicial review of a ruling by the Commission municipale du Québec.

  • March 2013

    On February 19th, Me Julie Lavoie was elected to the board of the Association des avocats et avocates en droit familial du Québec (AAADFQ).

  • March 2013

    Me Joanne Côté of the environmental and municipal law sector will lead a workshop for the Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec.

  • March 2013

    Me Joanne Côté and Me Mathieu Quenneville will discuss recent developments in municipal law at a conference.

  • February 2013

    Breaking news: Lola's saga comes to an end

    Almost one year to the day after the hearing before the nation's highest court, the Supreme Court of Canada ended Lola's saga, ruling in favour of Eric in a 300-page judgment handed down today.

  • February 2013

    An attorney from our firm participated in one of the most important cases in Canada in 2012

    Lexpert magazine recently released its list of Canada's Top 10 Cases of 2012, and top honours went to Reference re Securities Act.

  • January 2013

    Return amoung our team

    The Honourable André Forget of the Québec Court of Appeal...

  • January 2013

    Training

    Me Marie-Eve Dufort led a training session..

  • January 2013

    Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

    We are proud to announce that Mr. Claude Le Bourdais, general director of the firm...

  • December 2012

    Training

    Me Daniel Goupil and Me Joanne Côté of the firm's municipal and environmental law group recently led training...

  • November 2012

    Appointment


  • October 2012

    PFD CELEBRATES ITS 75 YEARS BY TAKING PART IN VÉLO À NOTRE SANTÉ!

    On September 9th, the PFD team took part in the 13th edition of Vélo à notre santé to raise funds for the Fondation de l'Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme. The firm supported the event as a leading sponsor and reached its ambitious objective of registering 75 staff members, their spouses and children to mark PFD's 75th anniversary.

  • October 2012

    Conferences

    Me Joanne Côté and Me Daniel Goupil spoke at the annual convention of the Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités

  • October 2012

    Newest Member


  • October 2012

    Swearing-in

    The Prévost Fortin D'Aoust team is proud to announce that Me Marie-Pier Parent was sworn in at a ceremony on October 16th at our offices in Saint-Jérôme.

  • September 2012

    Swearing-in

    The Prévost Fortin D'Aoust team is proud to announce that Me Marie B. Deschamps was sworn in at a ceremony on July 25th at our offices in Saint-Jérôme.

  • September 2012

    Me Quenneville returns to PFD

    We are happy to announce that Me Mathieu Quenneville will be returning to the firm.

  • June 2012

    New appointment for Me Savard-Scott

    Me Savard-Scott was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Caisse Desjardins de Saint-Antoine-des-Laurentides.

  • June 2012

    Running and biking to celebrate 75 years!

    The PFD team will ride in the 13th Vélo à notre santé event to raise funds for the Fondation de l'Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme.

  • May 2012

    The PFD team runs to celebrate 75 years!

    This year, the PFD team decided to get in shape and take part in two runs organized by the Lions de Ste-Thérèse and the Fondation de l'Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme.

  • May 2012

    Me Mallette appointed arbitrator

    The board of directors of the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards announced the appointment of Me Jean-François Mallette as arbitrator.

  • May 2012

    Workshop

    Training by the Fédération Québecoise des Municipalités

  • March 2012

    Training


  • February 2012

    PFD CONTINUES TO GROW!

    New staff members in Saint-Jérôme

  • January 2012

    Training

    Responsibilities of municipalities and governments - waterways

  • September 2011


  • March 2011

    Appointment to Québec Superior Court

    On March 3rd, attorney and partner Me. Stéphane Sansfaçon was appointed to Québec Superior Court (district of Montréal).