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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 being sworn in, she worked at a Quebec City law office for some time, then returned to her home town of Drummondville in 2004, where she has been practicing ever since. Over the years, she has developed solid experience in personal and family law and civil litigation.

Élisabeth is actively involved in her community. She is a member of a number of boards of directors and since 2014 has been a commissioner of the Des Chênes School Board in Drummondville.

Assistant: Marie-France Lagotte

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

  • Des Chênes School Board, Electoral Division No. 2 (Saint-Charles-de-Drummond, Saint-Joachim-de Courval, Sainte-Brigitte-des-Saults) (since 2014)
  • Chair, board of directors, CPE À Tire d’Aile (since 2014)
  • Vice chair, board of directors, Centre d’action bénévole Drummond (since 2013)
  • Vice chair, Fondation PEI-CSDC (since 2015)
  • Arthabaska Bar representative, Women in the Profession Committee (since 2012)
  • Former member, board of directors, Club Richelieu féminin de Drummondville
  • Former chair, board of directors, Jeune Barreau d'Arthabaska
  • Former vice chair, board of directors, Logements adaptés Drummond
  • Former Chair, board of directors, Mondial des Cultures de Drummondville
  • Former member, board of directors, Centraide Centre-du-Québec
  • Former Arthabaska Bar board representative, Association du jeune Barreau d’Arthabaska
  • Former Mondial des Cultures representative, board directors, Ensemble folklorique Mackinaw
  • Former vice chair, Marketing, Le Délateur, the Université Laval law student newspaper