Jean-François Chabot is a mediator and lawyer. He has worked as a litigator, has studied human rights in Europe and has worked in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
He is accredited by the Québec Bar as a mediator for civil, commercial, work-related and small claims matters. He is also a certified family mediator.
He is a member of the Association de Médiation Familiale du Québec since 2009 and is currently the president of this organization. This Association brings together more that 255 lawyers, guidance counselors, notaries, psychologists and social workers, that have received a specialized formation in family mediation, in addition to their initial training. Visit the website here: www.mediationquebec.ca.
He is also a course lecturer at HEC Montreal, since 2011, for two classes: ''Methods and practices of negotiation'' and ''The Manager and negotiation''.
His expertise as a mediator, trainer and coach is called upon in various workplaces throughout Canada.
Telephone: 450-482-1720 ext. 302
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Marilou Lévesque earned a Bachelor of Laws from the Université de Sherbrooke in 2008. Before coming to the south shore, she completed an internship in an insurance law office in Montreal.
She also holds a college diploma in Paralegal Studies at Collège Ahuntsic, which makes her very comfortable with civil court procedures.
She joined our office in 2010 to take over our cabinet's litigation files. She practices primarily in civil and family litigation, especially cases of divorce, of separation of de facto spouses, of child custody and of child or spousal support payments.
She can represent you in court or be an intermediary, if mediation did not work out or if the communication between you and your ex-spouse is difficult.
What motivates Marilou above all is to succeed in making a difference in the lives of those around her. She is always looking to meet new challenges and to improve her knowledge in order to contribute to the success of our team.
She worked for several law firms during Law School. This experience enables her to clearly identify the customer's needs and to implement solutions to address them.
She is a member of the Young Bar Association of Montreal and is involved in pro bono projects offered by this association. She is also the president of the Board of Directors of the organization La maison de la famille de la Vallée du Richelieu for the period of 2014-2016. This organization offers support to parents and caregivers through conferences, workshops, a day-care service, etc. You can visit the website here: www.mfvr.ca.
She is also part of the Board of Directors of the organization SOS Félins. You can visit the website here: www.sosfelins.com.
Telephone: 450-482-1720 ext. 305
Bruno-Pierre Allard got his Bachelor of Laws from the Université Laval in 2011. He did an internship in penal law with criminal and penal prosecutors. He then decided to join the office of CHABOT mediator lawyers as a lawyer in October 2012.
He specializes in civil law, labor law and work relations law (individual labor contracts, labor standards, collective bargaining agreement rights, human resources). He works in the CHABOT offices in LaPrairie and St-Basile-le-Grand and he is available to answer any questions you might have in relation to his services by email or by phone without charge.
He is truly devoted to his clientele. His open-mindedness and his listening skills enable him to passionately fulfill his mandates.
He is an accredited mediator (civil, commercial, work and small claims court).
Telephone: 450-659-1717 ext. 307
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Me Ariane Somma practices mainly in family law on the North-Shore of Montreal. Her legal services include consultations, legal advice and representations in court. Being perfectly bilingual, she offers her services in your language of choice.
Before completing her professional training at the Québec Bar School in 2015, Me Somma studied in anthropology and sociology at Concordia University. Today, she combines these diverse fields providing you with a professional service with a personalised approach. Your participation in your case is always valued and encouraged.
Concerned as to promoting a fair and accessible justice to all, Me Somma is involved in her community. In 2014, she was mandated by L’A-DROIT to help launch a study regarding authorized confinement where she trained and supervised students of Pro Bono Students Canada.
Passionate about alternative methods for conflict resolution and family law, Me Somma will guide you to find the most suitable solution to your case. Before the courts, Me Somma’s professionalism, composure and determination will assure you a quality representation.
Eugène Houde (1939-2009)
Eugene Houde, CIRC, president of Formation 2000 Inc. He was an experienced manager who wrote 5 books that deal with emotions and their relation to effectiveness.
He left us with a definition of Happiness: "Happiness is the gap between my demands and the achievement of my desires." The bigger the gap, the happier I become.