News

Legal Duty Counsel Service (LDCS) is recruiting !

Legal Duty Counsel Service (LDCS) is organizing information meetings for self-represented litigants in cases of family matters. Provided on referral from the Court, these consultations are being held on weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon. In order to provide quality assistance on a daily basis, LDCS relies on the involvement of dedicated volunteers, who have performed over 1,650 consultations over the years. Do you practise family law and want to get involved in this service, which has become indispensable? If so, drop us a line !

Next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

The Bar of Montreal invites the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, to honour the tradition of alternating Chief Justices by selecting one from among Quebec judges, who are French speaking and have a civil law background.
See press release (In French Only)
See the letter from Bâtonnier Brian Mitchell to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (In French Only)

Death of Mtre Pierre A. Fournier

The Bar of Montreal was very sad to learn of the sudden death, on June 25, 2017, of Mtre Pierre A. Fournier, a renowned legal scholar, who was the Bâtonnier of the Bar of Montreal from 1997 to 1998.
Read the press release (In French Only)

 

 

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Capsules mentorat

     
  « Great men are concerned with ethics, small men with etiquette. »

- Claude Frisoni
 

 

     
  « Relativity applies to physics, not ethics. »

- Albert Einstein
 

 

     
  « Winning is nice if you don't lose your integrity in the process. »

- Arnold Horshack
 

 

     
  « The demand for justice ends in injustice if it is not
primarily based on an ethical justification of justice. »

- Albert Camus
 

 

     
  « It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others. »

- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
 

 

     
  « The justice residing in intelligence is wisdom. A sage is not
someone who knows many things but someone who sees
them in their proper perspective. »

- Plato