Beginning his career, Sébastien focuses his practice on civil and commercial litigation, particularly in construction law.
In the course of his academic and professional career, Sébastien had the opportunity of getting involved in several associations and to perform a clinical activity in a legal aid office.
He has developed, through his experience, knowledge and skills in several areas of law in addition to perfecting his sense of precision, organization and listening to his clients needs.
Fond of legal challenges and debates, Raphaëlle is a member of our litigation team, especially in the area of latent defects. She also practices in the areas of construction law and real estate law.
During her studies, Raphaëlle was able to expand her knowledge by working in different areas, such as in a large financial services firm and an international firm.
She also completed an academic internship with the American-Turkish Council and participated in The Washington Center program, from which she received a bursary from the Department of State Foreign Service. Raphaëlle also has an MBA, which undoubtedly gives her an edge in understanding the issues affecting our business clients.
Her passion, determination and desire to be innovative in her law practice explain why Raphaëlle is a lawyer who is particularly appreciated by both her colleagues and her clients.
Marie-Lou works mainly in civil litigation, including civil liability and real estate.
Her files deal with civil and commercial litigation where she represents homeowners, businesses and individuals in the areas of rental law, real estate law and civil liability.
Marie-Lou is a rigorous, accessible lawyer who listens to her clients and places the quality of customer service at the heart of her priorities.
Marie-Lou Ringuette, avocate
Therrien Couture Joli-Cœur S.E.N.C.R.L
1134, Grande Allée O., #600
Quebec (Quebec) G1S 1E5
After practising litigation in Montreal offices and in Montérégie, Émilie joined Therrien Couture Joli-Coeur civil and commercial litigation team, in addition to working in real estate and construction law.
During her practise, she developed a strong interest in litigation, as well as real estate, co-ownership, rental and construction laws.
Real estate law, particularly the laws of co-ownership as well as administrative, including transportation law, dominate Michel's practice. He also works in civil and commercial litigation.
Michel has pleaded before all civil courts and several administrative tribunals in Quebec; he has been to the Supreme Court of Canada four times, in particular on the Reference regarding Secession of Quebec and twice, as a lawyer of the Quebec Bar, in cases related to litigation privilege and the unauthorized practice of law.
Richard LeCouffe has been a lawyer since 1976. He is a graduate from the Université de Montréal, from which institution he received his law degree (LL.L.) in 1974.
During his career, although Me LeCouffe was mostly involved in labour and employment law affairs and negotiating labour collective agreements, he also had the opportunity to become very familiar with condominium law. Among other things, he has contributed in the writing of many articles, books, conferences, memoirs and legal procedures on the latter subject.
Michael Chetboun created Sequoia Property Management 10 years ago. This firm has developed extensive expertise in co-ownership management and manages 6,000 condos in the greater Montreal area.
He mainly deals with the development of his company's business and offers his services (as a consultant) to syndicates of co-ownership. He meets their various needs, whether in terms of management or understanding how a co-ownership works.
Michael Chetboun holds a master's degree in Econometrics and an MBA in Finance. He teaches courses in co-ownership management at McGill University and the University of Quebec at Montreal (ESG UQAM), as well as at the Cégep de Saint-Laurent. He is also on the Board of Directors of the RGCQ, and as such, participates in numerous international seminars and conferences dealing with co-ownership.
Me Ginette Allard has more than thirty years of experience as notary. She has worked in various areas of law including co-ownership. The loyal relationship she maintains with her clients is based on the quality of her services.
She has given several lectures to financial institutions, real estate brokerage offices, Real Estate and Condominium Exhibition (Salon de l’immobilier et de la copropriété) and has participated in television programs on the subjects. She is also a lecturer for the condominium diploma in notarial law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Sherbrooke.
Jocelyn Bédard is an expert in building envelope sealing with a real talent for improving existing windows to their original performance. Equipped with an inventive mind and problem-solving skills, Mr. Bédard designs and creates a vast range of components that are designed to increase the energy efficiency of a window. This significant contribution, which combines innovation and know-how, contributes to the success of Fenestra Group.
A former helicopter pilot assigned to forest fires in northern Quebec, Mr. Bedard attended the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and has received training in machining, welding, hydraulics, etc. Mr. Bédard is also President and Co-Founder of Fenestra Group, Director of Research and Development (R&D), and responsible for any issue pertaining to building envelope sealing. A strong advocate of sustainable development, he took his first steps in 1994, when he founded Bioverdure, the first certified organic fertilization company in Quebec.