Swearing-in Ceremonies


The Bar of Montreal supervises the organization of the swearing-in ceremony of new lawyers in the Section.

For 2022-2023, here are the dates planned for the various ceremonies:

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Friday, July 8, 2022 Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Friday, July 15, 2022 Thursday, December 15, 2022
Friday, July 29, 2022 Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Thursday, August 25, 2022 Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Wednesday, April 19, 2023
   

So that articling students participate in a swearing-in ceremony that reflects the solemn nature of the event, the Bar of Montreal holds several swearing-in ceremonies throughout the year. Each of these ceremonies takes place in the presence of a representative of the Bench, who acts as Honorary President. This person and the Bâtonnier or First Councillor and a representative of the Young Bar of Montreal speak on each such occasion. Members of the Council land former Bâtonniers also attend the ceremonies.

Au cours de l’année 2021-2022, le bâtonnier sortant, Me Extra Junior Laguerre, a présidé 46 cérémonies de prestation de serment, lors desquelles 859 stagiaires ont prêté serment. En raison de la pandémie, les cérémonies se sont déroulées soient de façon virtuelle ou en présentiel, offrant un moment mémorable aux nouveaux avocats.

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