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CAROLINE
Cossette

Title: notary Year of call: 1998

Expertise: business law  |  personal and family law  |  real estate law  |  notary services

Caroline Cossette was admitted to Chambre des notaires du Québec in 1998 after finishing her studies in law and notarial law at the University of Ottawa. Today her practice focuses on business and corporate law, real estate law and wills, powers of attorney, estates, and non-contentious proceedings.

She has always been actively involved in her community and currently volunteers for local schools and the Vallée-de-l’Or minor hockey league.

Her field of specialization:

  • Real Estate

Assistant: Johanne Boucher

Expertise

  • Business law (commercial law, corporate law, real estate law (sale, acquisition, and leasing), mining, energy, and natural resources law, trusts, corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions)
  • Personal and family law (mandate in case of incapacity, protection plans, estates, wills)
  • Real estate law
  • Notary services (dismembership of ownership, donations, trusts, business financing, non-contentious proceedings, estates, wills, powers of attorney, protection mandates, mandates in case of incapacity, real estate transactions)

Education

  • Diploma in Notarial Law, University of Ottawa (1997)
  • LL.L., University of Ottawa (1996)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Val-d'Or) (2016 to present)
  • Paul Hallé, notaire (Val-d'Or)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Author of various monthly columns on notarial services in l’Écho
  • Trainer for the Val-d’Or Local Development Center (course on preparing for succession)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Former member, governing board, Sainte-Lucie elementary school in Val-d’Or (antérieur)
  • Former member, board of directors, Fondation du centre hospitalier de Val-d’Or

Distinctions

  • Recipient of the Chambre des notaires du Québec Scholarship (1996)
  • Recipient of the University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship (1992)