Rentrée judiciaire


September 06 2018, from 10:00 to 20:00

Location: 
QC

 

  Deadline to purchase tickets for the Cocktail Reception : August 31, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

 

SCHEDULE*
10 a.m. — Opening of the Courts
5:30 p.m. — Ceremony of the Journée du Barreau
7:15 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 Marc Noël, Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal, 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 Stéphanie Vallée, Quebec’s Minister of Justice, will also take the opportunity to deliver her message.

Mr. Bâtonnier Michel P. Synnott will act as master of ceremonies.
 

5:30 p.m. — Ceremony of the Rentrée judiciaire
Cost : Free- No registration required
Centre Mont-Royal, Théâtre Symposia (2200, Mansfield Street, MontreŽal)
(Business attire)

The ceremony will take place in the presence of international guests and members of the Bench and the Bar. Distinguished guests will speak on this occasion, including the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, the Honourable J. Michel Doyon, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, who will award the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Exceptional Merit to Pro Bono Québec, Mr. Bâtonnier Paul-Matthieu Grondin, of the Barreau du Québec, and Mr. Bâtonnier Michel P. Synnott, of the Bar of Montreal, who will present the Medal of The Bar of Montreal to Mtre Guy Pratte, Ad. E. in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the cause of justice.

Finally, there will be a tribute to lawyers celebrating their 60th or 50th anniversary of being called to the Bar, and the president of the Young Bar of Montreal, Mtre Jonathan Pierre-Étienne, will welcome lawyers sworn in since September 2017.

Mtre Mélanie Dugré will act as master of ceremonies.
 

7:15 p.m. — Cocktail Reception (deadline to purchase tickets for the Cocktail Reception : August 31, 2018, 4:30 p.m.)
Registration required | Places are limited… Reserve early!
Centre Mont-Royal, Foyer Mont-Royal (2200, Mansfield Street, MontreŽal, 4th level)
(Business attire)

Cost (taxes not included)* :
$25 | Members of the Young Bar of Montreal
$35 | Members of the Bar of Montreal
$80 | Non members
*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)
Membres du Jeune Barreau de Montréal: 25,00 $ CAD
Membres du Barreau de Montréal: 35,00 $ CAD
Non membres: 80,00 $ CAD

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