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Anne-Marie Asselin

Anne-Marie Asselin

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  • Commercial Litigation

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Lavery Lawyers
Quebec, Canada

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Associate

Anne-Marie Asselin is a member of the firm's Litigation and Conflict Resolution Group. She practises primarily in civil and commercial litigation, representing various companies, municipalities, cities and other institutions.

Her work includes providing legal advice to her clients, drafting proceedings, developing file strategies, negotiating with the adverse parties, and making representations and submissions to the courts.

In addition to her litigation practice, she also analyzes and drafts various kinds of commercial agreements, leases, service and employment contracts.

Anne-Marie is a thorough lawyer who is dedicated to her clients. She has a strong ability to adapt to different circumstances, enabling her to be effective and rigorous in her work, while never losing sight of her clients' interests and the financial ramifications and risks associated with the file. As part of her approach to litigation, she always considers alternative dispute resolution methods, giving her clients the benefit of all possible solutions to their files.

In addition, she is very involved as a volunteer in her community, acting as a municipal councillor for the municipality of Saint-Tite-des-Caps and as a board member of certain non-profit organizations. She is also a member of Alliance Affaire Côte-de-Beaupré, contributing actively to business development and the vitality of her community.

Publications

  • Anne-Marie Asselin and Solveig Ménard-Castonguay, article published in the Scribe magazine of the Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), summarizing the decision : "Ville de Saint-Constant c. Succession de Gilles Pépin, 2020 QCCA 1292 ", January 2021
  • Anne-Marie Asselin and Solveig Ménard-Castonguay, article published in the Quorum Magazine of the Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM), "Les conséquences des inondations sur l?aménagement du territoire", December 2021
  • Pier-Olivier Fradette and Anne-Marie Asselin, " Does the municipality have recourse to ensure the protection of municipal officials and elected officials against the excesses of citizens?" (La municipalité a-t-elle des recours afin d?assurer la protection des fonctionnaires et élus municipaux contre les excès des citoyens ?), Scribe le magazine, Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), November 2020
  • Valérie Belle-Isle et Anne-Marie Asselin, "Priority Services ? What are the responsibilities of municipalities in times of crisis?" (Services prioritaires ? Quelles sont les responsabilités des municipalités en temps de crise?), Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), March 2020
  • Anne-Marie Asselin, "ATTENTION! The limitation period for the issue of a statement of offence is not suspended despite the declaration of a state of health emergency" (ATTENTION ! Le délai de prescription pour la délivrance d?un constat d?infraction n?est pas suspendu malgré la déclaration d?état d?urgence sanitaire), Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), April 2020

Presentations and seminars

  • Speaker for the Barreau du Québec with Ms. Judith Rochette on the " Les différents impacts de la COVID-19 sur la gestion des dossiers de litige ", February 2021
  • Speaker for the Strategic Day Managing Insurance Disability Claims with Ms. Judith Rochette on the " L?invalidité à l?ère du virtuel : comment gérer efficacement un litige ", February 2021
  • Co-host with Mr. Pier-Olivier Fradette for the " Zones de discussion animées par Lavery ", at the request of the Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec, whose topic was " Relation municipalité et MRC : approche à favoriser pour le respect du rôle de chacun ", February 2021
  • Instructor for the COMBEG : "Émission des permis et certificats : inventaire des règles à respecter", Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
  • Instructor for the FQM (Quebec Federation of Municipalities): "La préparation et la participation des élus aux assemblées du Conseil", winter 2020
  • "Le nouveau Code de procédure civile en pratique," January 18 and 25 and June 14, 2016 ? with Marie-Hélène Riverin, Simon Rainville and Frédéric Bélanger

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval, 2013
Areas of Practice

Commercial Litigation | Government Affairs and Public Law Litigation | Labour and Employment | Municipal Affairs

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