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GENEVIÈVE
Chassé

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2014

Expertise: personal and family law  |  litigation  |  administrative law

Rimouski native Geneviève Chassé was called to the Québec Bar in 2014 after earning a law degree from Université de Sherbrooke. She practices in litigation, and family and personal law.

She joined the Rimouski team in 2011, first as a student, then as an articling clerk, and now as a lawyer. She is very active in her community and, notably, is the president of the Jeune Barreau du Bas-St-Laurent-Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine and vice-president of the board of directors of the Théâtre du Bic - Théâtre les gens d’en bas.

Assistant: Ginette Lavoie

Expertise

  • Personal and family law (adoption, common-law spouses, filiation, child custody and access, fundamental rights and freedoms, mandate in case of incapacity, support payments, protection plans, separation and divorce, estates, wills)
  • Litigation (insurance, remedies of all types, civil liability, estates)
  • Administrative law (administrative remedies)

Education

  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke (2012)
  • Pursued academic studies in France at Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (2011)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Rimouski) (2011 to present)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Talk on governance in nonprofit organizations
  • Participated in a lecture on the hospital system complaints process
  • Took part in a lecture on Canadian federalism

Associations, committees, boards

  • President of the board of directors of the Jeune Barreau du Bas-Saint-Laurent-Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Vice-president of the board of directors of the Théâtre du Bic – Théâtre les gens d’en bas
  • Member of the TELUS Community Board
  • Member of the Chambre de commerce et de l’industrie Rimouski-Neigette
  • Ex-officio president of the board of directors of Jeune Chambre de Rimouski (formerly)
  • President of the board of directors of the Jeune Chambre de Rimouski (formerly)
  • Director of communications of the board of directors of the Jeune Chambre de Rimouski (formerly)