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  • 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

    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

    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