Rentrée judiciaire


September 05 2019, from 10:00 to 20:00

Location: 
Montreal, QC

 

  Deadline to purchase tickets for the Cocktail Reception : August 30, 2019, 4:30 p.m.



SCHEDULE*
10 a.m. — Opening of the Courts
5 p.m. — Ceremony of the Rentrée judiciaire
7 p.m. — Cocktail reception (registration required)


*Anyone interested may attend the Red Mass, organized by an external committee of judges and lawyers. See details (In French only)



10 a.m. — Opening of the Courts
Cost : Free- No registration required
Montreal Court House, Jules-Deschênes Room (1, Notre-Dame Street East, room 5.15)
(Wearing of the gown is suggested but not mandatory)

With the Honourable Nicole Duval Hesler, Chief Justice of Quebec presiding, the Opening of the Courts will take place in the presence of the Chief Justices and Judges of all the Courts of Quebec, as well as representatives of the Bar and international guests.

The Honourable Nicole Duval Hesler, Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal, the Honourable Paul Crampton, Chief Justice of the Federal Court, the Honourable Jacques R. Fournier, Chief Justice of the Superior Court and the Honourable Lucie Rondeau, Chief Justice of the the Court of Quebec, will address the meeting on behalf of the Bench. Ms. Sonia LeBel, Quebec’s Minister of Justice, will also take the opportunity to deliver her message.

Mr. Bâtonnier Alexandre Forest will act as master of ceremonies.
 

5:30 p.m. — Ceremony of the Rentrée judiciaire
Cost : Free- No registration required
Le Grand Quai du Port de Montréal (200, rue de la Commune Ouest, Montréal)
(Business attire)

The ceremony will be attended by international guests and members of the Judiciary and the Bar. Distinguished guests will speak on this occasion, including, for the first time in the recent history of the Bar of Montreal, the Premier of Québec, the Honourable François Legault.

He will be joined by Mr. Bâtonnier Paul-Matthieu Grondin, of the Barreau du Québec, and Mr. Bâtonnier Alexandre Forest, of the Bar of Montreal, who will present the Medal of The Bar of Montreal to Éducaloi in recognition of its outstanding contribution to the cause of justice.

Finally, there will be a tribute to lawyers celebrating their 70th, 60th or 50th anniversary of being called to the Bar, and the president of the Young Bar of Montreal, Mtre Sabine Uwitonze, will welcome lawyers sworn in since September 2018.

Mtre Simon Tremblay will act as master of ceremonies.
 

7 p.m. — Cocktail Reception (deadline to purchase tickets for the Cocktail Reception : August 30, 2019, 4:30 p.m.)
Registration required | Places are limited… Reserve early!
Le Grand Quai du Port de Montréal (200, rue de la Commune Ouest, Montréal)
(Business attire)

Cost (taxes not included)* : $75
*Appetizers and 2 drinks included

The cocktail reception immediately following the ceremony is intended to provide an opportunity for all the members of the legal community to socialize.

Thank you to our generous partners, Lawyers Financial and Montpetit Recrutement | Ressources humaines, for their contribution to the reception.

                 


Prix (Taxes en sus)

Information
Christine Plourde (514 866-9392, poste 235)