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NANCY
Lajoie

Title: lawyer Year of call: 1996

Expertise: litigation  |  business law  |  personal and family law

Nancy Lajoie has been a lawyer for 21 years, having started her career with the law office of Benoît Moulin in Paspébiac, Gaspé. She then practiced law for eight years with Rioux Bossé Massé Moreau in Rivière-du-Loup. In 2011 she joined the team at Cain Lamarre to open a new office in Rivière-du-Loup. She practices mainly civil and commercial law and has extensive experience in estate law.

Nancy is currently vice-president of the attorney professional development committee. She also acts as a consultant to and director for the Rivière-du-Loup RCM Chamber of Commerce.

Assistant: Hélène Harris

Expertise

  • Litigation (construction, commercial litigation, civil liability, estates)
  • Business law (agriculture and agrifood law, commercial law, corporate law, real estate law (sale, acquisition, and leasing), trusts, nonprofit organizations)
  • Personal and family law (ethics, care, and institutional care, mandate in case of incapacity, protection plans, estates, wills)

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval (1995)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Rivière-du-Loup) (2011 to present)
  • Rioux Bossé Massé Moreau (Rivière-du-Loup)
  • Centre local de développement de Kamouraska (La Pocatière)
  • Moulin Benoit, avocats (Paspébiac)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Instruction at Cégep de La Pocatière on the legal aspects of starting a business

Associations, committees, boards

  • Vice-president, attorney professional development committee
  • Advisor and director, Rivière-du-Loup MRC Chamber of Commerce
  • Former president, Fondation Bouchard in La Pocatière
  • Former president, Bas-Saint-Laurent–Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine bar section

Distinctions

  • René Raymond Award from Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière recognizing an outstanding professional career and community involvement
  • President, Bas-Saint-Laurent–Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine bar section (2010-2012)