Definition : Lawyer

A professional, member of the Quebec Bar, consulted by a person to obtain legal advice and, in some cases, to represent and defend his interest before the Courts.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW! A syndicate of co-owners  is required to be represented by a lawyer before the courts in contentious proceedings (with the exception of the Court of Québec - Small Claims Division).

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Avocat depuis plus de 40 ans, Richard LeCouffe est diplômé d’une licence en droit (LL.L.) de l’Université de Montréal en 1974. Il est membre du Barreau du Québec depuis 1976. Me LeCouffe a surtout œuvré dans les domaines du droit de l’emploi et du travail, et du droit administratif. Il a plaidé devant divers arbitres de griefs et tribunaux administratifs du Québec, en plus d’agir comme porte-parole lors de nombreuses négociations de conventions collectives. Il a également rédigé plusieurs articles se rapportant à la copropriété divise, en plus de collaborer à la rédaction de divers ouvrages, mémoires et textes de conférences en la matière. Me Richard LeCouffe agit comme conseil au sein du cabinet Therrien Couture Joli-Coeur.  
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A pioneering lawyer in the field of divided co-ownership in Quebec, Yves Joli-Coeur is the founder and general secretary of the Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec (RGCQ). In 2009, he received the honorary distinction of Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.)  for being one of the lawyers who has contributed the most to the reflection in the field of co-ownership law in Quebec. Since the beginning of his career, he has been involved in important achievements such as the www.condolegal.com website, a tool used for educating the general public of co-ownership law.
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Do you need the help of a legal professional in the Quebec area? If this is the case, consult our list of professionals specialized in co-ownership.  
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Do you need the help of a legal professional in the Montreal area? If this is the case, consult our list of professionals specialized in co-ownership.      
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