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Title: lawyer Year of call: 2012

Expertise: litigation  |  administrative law  |  professional law  |  agricultural and agri-food law

Joanie Poirier earned a law degree from Université Laval and was called to the Québec Bar in 2012. She has been practicing in civil and commercial litigation in the Montréal area ever since.

She joined the Cain Lamarre team in 2014. She works with a diverse clientele, offering services in civil litigation, professional and association law, construction law, and agricultural and agrifood law.

Her fields of specialization include:

  • Agriculture and Agrifood
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Construction
  • Professionals and Consultants
  • Groups and Associations

Assistant: Jessica Mattioli


  • Litigation (insurance, remedies of all types, extraordinary remedies, civil liability)
  • Administrative law (disciplinary law, professional orders, administrative remedies)
  • Professional law
  • agricultural and agri-food law


  • LL.B.,Université Laval (2010)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Montreal) (2014 to present)
  • Greenspoon Perreault (Montreal)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Contributor to “Guide Pratique du transfert de ferme,” a practical guide to farm transfers published by Cain Lamarre (2015)
  • Contributor to the talk “A step-by-step guide to putting together a construction file” given at the Canadian Institute’s Construction Superconference
  • Contributor to the talk “Preparing for the worst: how to respond to high risk incidents” given at the forum on labor relations in construction law organized by Insight Information

Associations, committees, boards

  • Member, board of directors, Petites Mains (since 2015)
  • Member, Information Technology Committee, Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Former member, board of directors, Chic Choc, Les Soirées de Montréal