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SARAH
Cain

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2017

Expertise: municipal law  |  environmental law  |  administrative law

Sarah Cain hails from the Outaouais region. She earned a degree in civil law from the University of Ottawa in 2013, then completed a master’s in health law and policy at Université de Sherbrooke. She received a scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her thesis on the advance medical directives register. She joined the Cain Lamarre team first as an articled clerk in 2016 and then as a lawyer in 2017.

Sarah practices primarily in the field of municipal and environmental law at the Drummondville office.

Her fields of specialization include:

  • Public Administration (municipal, provincial, federal)
  • Agriculture and Agrifood
  • Environment

Expertise

  • Municipal law
  • Environmental law
  • Administrative law

Education

  • LL.M., health law and policy, Université de Sherbrooke (2016)
  • LL.L., Université d'Ottawa (2013)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Drummondville) (2017 to present)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Co-author of the article "L’encadrement juridique du panier public des services de santé et des services sociaux au Québec" published by Yvon Blais in 2016
  • Master’s thesis entitled “Une analyse des limites inhérentes au nouveau régime des directives médicales anticipées face à l’essor du droit à l’autonomie décisionnelle du patient” published on the Université de Sherbrooke website in 2016
  • Research and teaching assistant for faculty members of Université de Sherbrooke’s Centre de recherche en droit et politiques de la santé

Distinctions

  • Recipient of a scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Recipient of the Dean’s Award, University of Ottawa