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MARIE-FRANCE
Bergeron

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2004

Expertise: personal and family law

Marie-France Bergeron has practiced law for 13 years, having started her career in Rivière-du-Loup with the firm Dumas Kennedy Boulianne. In 2008 she helped start up the Boulianne Bergeron firm before joining the team at the Cain Lamarre office in Rivière-du-Loup in 2011, and in Québec City in 2017.

She has developed extensive expertise in personal—particularly matrimonial—law, handling cases involving divorce, legal separation, common law marriage, child custody, and support payments. Her skills and energy serve her well in arguing cases before the court. She is particularly noted for her warmth and ability to explain legal concepts clearly in layman’s terms.

Assistant: Judith Rodrigue

Expertise

  • Personal and family law (adoption, common-law spouses, filiation, child custody and access, support payments, youth protection, separation and divorce)

Education

  • LL.B., Université de Montréal (2002)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Rivière-du-Loup) (2011 to present)
  • Boulianne Bergeron Avocats (Rivière-du-Loup)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Chair, board of directors, legal aid office of Bas-Saint-Laurent-Gaspésie
  • Member, Quebec family law association
  • Former secretary, Jeune Barreau du Bas-Saint-Laurent-Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Former chair, board of directors, Femmessor