Member of the Quebec Bar since 2016
Languages: French, English
Émilie St-Pierre's practice focuses on civil, commercial and administrative litigation since her admission to the Bar in 2016. She has been involved in litigation cases before all levels of Quebec courts, as well as the Federal Court of Appeal and numerous out-of-court settlements. She has also acquired substantial knowledge of disciplinary law and construction law.
Émilie shares her keen interest in pleading with the next generation of litigators by coaching students of the Faculty of Political Science and Law of the Université du Québec à Montréal in the Laskin Moot Court Competition in Constitutional and Administrative Law since 2016.
Prior to joining private practice, Émilie began her career as a law clerk at the Court of Appeal of Quebec. She subsequently practiced in the litigation group of an international law firm.
2014 Université du Québec à Montréal, Faculty of Law, LL.B.
Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Faculty of Political Science and Law, Université du Québec à Montréal (2015)
Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Political Science and Law, Université du Québec à Montréal (2012-2015)
“Personnalité facultaire” scholarship in recognition of community involvement, Faculty of Political Science and Law, Université du Québec à Montréal (2012)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
Young Bar of Montreal
Coach of the Université du Québec à Montréal team participating in the Laskin Moot Court Competition (since 2016)
Member of the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch (2017 to 2019)
Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Clinic of the Université du Québec à Montréal (2012-2014)
PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES
St-Pierre, Émilie, Charles Maher, and Audrey Lapointe, “Législation : entre rationalité institutionnelle et parlementarisme” in Gregory Tardi (ed.), Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law, vol. IX, n° 2, Toronto, Carswell, 2016.
Gratton, Sophie and St-Pierre, Émilie, « La suspension ou la limitation provisoire : un nouvel outil pour assurer la protection du public en cas d’accusations criminelles », conference at the Journée Stratégie en droit disciplinaire, presented in Montréal, April 8, 2019.