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  • July 2018

    CÉGEP de Saint-Jérôme recognizes academic excellence

    On May 24, CÉGEP de Saint-Jérôme held its 24th Mérite étudiant ceremony to recognize academic excellence. The Fondation du CÉGEP de Saint-Jérôme, Desjardins and a number of other partners awarded more than 70 scholarships valued at over $20 000 in total. PFD offered two scholarships to its paralegal students in the Relève category of the student program.

  • June 2018

    Hockey Classic 2018

    On May 17 last, the PFD team took part in the Hockey Classic 2018 of the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Laval.

  • June 2018

    Courir à notre santé

    On June 3rd, PFD employees and their families enthusiastically took part in the Courir à notre santé fundraiser to benefit the Hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme.

  • June 2018

    Benefit evening THÉÂTRE & TERROIR

    On 20 June, 2018, the 7th Edition of the theatrical company and non-profit organization Le Petit Théâtre du Nord's benefit evening THÉÂTRE & TERROIR will take place. Along with Mrs. Sophie Lorrain, Mtre Étienne Ruel will be co-president of honour at this event.

  • June 2018

    Course Nature Rivière-du-Nord

    This past Sunday May 27, the team at PFD participated in the fourth edition of the Course Nature Rivière-du-Nord, a family event promoting physical activity.

  • May 2018

    Award of distinction

    On April 20, at the annual congress of the Barreau de Laurentides Lanaudière, Mtre Stéphanie Provost received the Prix distinction of the Jeune Barreau de Laurentides-Lanaudière in recognition of her exceptional professional and social contributions. Congratulations, Stéphanie!

  • May 2018

    Défi course et marche Desjardins

    On May 6th, the PFD team once again took part in the Défi course et marche Desjardins. It was the 16th edition of the annual event, which is organized by Club Lions de Ste-Thérèse and Club d'athlétisme Corsaire Chaparal.

  • May 2018

    Training session

    On April 19, Mtre Marc-André Nadon led a training session on trademarks at the Rendez-Vous Croissance organized by the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie MRC de Deux-Montagnes (CCI2M).

  • May 2018

    PFD Municipal training courses

    Mtre Joanne Côté and Mtre Daniel Goupil of our municipal law group led recently training sessions.

  • May 2018


  • April 2018

    2018 Gala Zénith finalists' cocktail

    The finalists' cocktail of the 2018 Gala Zénith organized by the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie du St-Jérôme Métropolitain was held on March 28 at Volkswagen Laurentides de Saint-Jérôme.

  • April 2018


  • April 2018

    PFD is growing!

    We are very pleased to announce that Mtre Isabelle Thiffault has joined the PFD team. Mtre Thiffault practices out of our Boisbriand office primarily in the fields of business, corporate and transactional law.

  • March 2018

    PFD is growing!

    We are very pleased to announce that Mtre Samuel Bachand has joined the PFD team. Mtre Bachand practices out of our Boisbriand office primarily in the fields of administrative and constitutional law, civil liability, and construction law.

  • March 2018

    PFD Lawyers names two new partners!

    It is with great pride that PFD Lawyers announces the nomination of two new partners : Mtre Marie-Sophie Marceau and Mtre François Laplante.

  • March 2018

    Networking activity - CPS Le Faubourg 25th anniversary gala dinner

    On March 14, Mtre Amélie Chouinard and Mtre Stéphanie Provost will take part in a gala dinner hosted by the Centre de prévention suicide (CPS) Le Faubourg at Club de golf Les Quatre Domaines.

  • March 2018

    Training session - Roles and responsibilities of elected officials

    On March 17, Mtre Stéphanie Provost will lead a training session on the roles and responsibilities of the elected officials of the Fédération québécoise des municipalités.

  • March 2018

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

    Mackrell International (MI) has secured its sixth consecutive ranking in the Chambers Directory as a world-leading global network. PFD Lawyers, which has been a member of MI since 2015, is one of more than 90 members representing 4500 lawyers working in 60 countries. The network has boosted its coverage in Africa and South America and continues to deliver global expertise with local influence in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.

  • February 2018

    PFD wins its case before the Court of Appeal of Québec

    On January 25, Mtre Eloïse Pion won her case before the Court of Appeal of Québec when it dismissed the opposing party's appeal.

  • February 2018

    Annual lawyers' day

    The firm's annual lawyers' day was held on Saturday, January 27. The program included a conference by Carol Allain on the generation gap entitled Le Choc des Générations and a cooking lesson by Ateliers & Saveurs. Those in attendance donated the tapas they made to the Patricia Mackenzie Pavilion of the Old Brewery Mission, which supports homeless women.

  • February 2018

    Training session: Adoption of Bill 122 - Impacts on urban planning and development and accountability to citizens

    Mtre Joanne Côté will lead a training session organized by the Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec entitled L'adoption du Projet de loi n° 122 - impacts au niveau de l'aménagement et de l'urbanisme et de la reddition de comptes aux citoyens on January 31 and February 1 and again on February 28 and March 1 in Val-David.

  • February 2018

    Appointment

    In December, the board of directors of the Orchestre symphonique de Laval appointed Mtre Marc-André Nadon as an administrator.

  • February 2018

    Career day

    On January 26, the PFD team was on hand to meet with students at the 2018 Journée carrière interfacultaire was held at Centre Mont-Royal in Montréal.

  • February 2018

    Networking activity: 6 à 8 Inter-jeunes Chambre

    On February 8, Mtre Stéphanie Provost and Mtre Jean-Philippe Desabrais will take part in the 6 à 8 Inter-jeunes Chambre networking activity, which brings together the youth wings of six chambers of commerce in the Laurentides, Lanaudière and Laval regions.

  • February 2018

    Networking activity: Journée Entreprendre en région

    On February 7, Mtre Stéphanie Provost and the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie Saint-Jérôme Métropolitain (CCISJM) will be taking part in the Entreprendre en region event. Later that evening, Mtre Étienne Morin, Mtre Amélie Chouinard and Mtre Pascal Comeau will join Mtre Provost at the Souper Tournant dinner organized by the CCISJM.

  • February 2018

    Hiver à notre santé

    On Saturday, February 3rd, PFD Avocats took part in the fifth edition of Hiver à notre santé. The firm was a major sponsor of the event, which raised $42 000 for the Fondation de l'hôpital régional de Saint-Jérôme.

  • January 2018

    20th anniversary of call to the Bar

    The entire PFD team would like to congratulate Mtre. Julie Lavoie on her 20-year career as a lawyer and member of the Barreau du Québec.

  • January 2018

    Nomination

    In January 2018, the board of directors of the Insurance Bureau of Canada confirmed the appointment of Mtre. Jean-François Mallette as chair of the auto damage appraisers' disciplinary committee.

  • January 2018

    Support Payments

    The support payments indexation rate for 2018 is 1.5%. As of January 1, 2018, all support payments will therefore be automatically indexed.