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ÉLISABETH
Jutras

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2003

Expertise: personal and family law  |  litigation

Élisabeth Jutras has been a member of the Bar since 2003. She earned her bachelor’s degree in law, International Profile, at Université Laval and spent her last year of studies at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. After her call to the Bar, she practised for a Quebec City law office for some time, then returned to her hometown of Drummondville in 2004, where she has been practicing ever since. Over the years, she has developed a solid experience in personal and family law and civil litigation.

Élisabeth is actively involved in her community. She is a member of several boards of directors and was commissioner of the Des Chênes School Board in Drummondville from 2014 to 2020.

Assistant: Cindy Villeneuve, Lorianne Brouillard

Expertise

  • Personal and family law (adoption, common-law spouses, filiation, child custody and access, division of property rights, support payments, separation and divorce)
  • Litigation (remedies of all types, civil liability)

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, London (2001-2002)
  • LL.B. with specialization in international law, Université Laval (2002)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Drummondville) (2017 to present) 
  • Houle, Jutras & Lafrenière (Drummondville)
  • Jutras & Associés (Drummondville)
  • Langlois Kronström Desjardins (Québec)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Instructor, Cégep de Drummondville, Commercial Law course under the Attestation of Collegial Studies Program, Business Management (2011
  • Author, legal columns appearing in Vision d’affaires, the official magazine of Regroupement des centres-villes et des artères commerciales (2005–2006)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Femmessor Expert, Centre-du-Québec (since 2020)

  • Councillor in the Drummond district for the Arthabaska Bar (since 2018)

  • Chair of the Board of directors, Centre d’action bénévole Drummond (active member since 2013)

  •  Former school Commissioner, Second district (Saint-Charles-de-Drummond, Saint-Joachim-de Courval, Sainte-Brigitte-des-Saults)

  • Former Chair of the Board of directors, CPE À Tire d’Aile

  • Former Chair of the Fondation PEI-CSDC

  • Former representative of the Arthabaska Bar, Comité des femmes dans la profession

  • Former Chair of the Board of directors, Club Richelieu féminin de Drummondville

  • Former Chair of the Board of directors, Association du jeune Barreau d’Arthabaska

  • Former Vice-chair of the Board of directors, Logements adaptés Drummond

  • Former Chair of the Board of directors, Mondial des Cultures de Drummondville

  • Former member of the Board of directors, Centraide Centre-du-Québec

  • Former Arthabaska Bar Board representative, Association du jeune Barreau d’Arthabaska

  • Former representative of the Mondial des Cultures, Board of directors, Ensemble folklorique Mackinaw;

  • Former Vice-chair in Marketing for Le Délateur, law student newspaper of the Université de Laval