Member of the Quebec Bar since 2019
Languages: French, English
Simon-Alexandre Poitras focuses his career on the resolution of civil and commercial disputes. After graduating from Université de Sherbrooke and being called to the Quebec Bar in 2019, he has been gaining experience in disciplinary law and construction law.
Outside his practice, Simon-Alexandre is a member of the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Canadian Bar Association – Quebec Division (CBA-Quebec). He is also active in training various audiences. He has been a teaching assistant for the documentary research courses at Université de Sherbrooke's Faculty of Law and has been invited to give lectures, notably for professional orders.
His excellent academic record has led him to represent his university in various forums, such as the Pierre-Basile-Mignault Civil Law Moot Court Competition and the National Model United Nations in New York City, where he acted as chief delegate. He was also a member of the Editorial and Development Board of the Revue de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke.
2018 Bachelor of Civil Law, LL.B.
Université de Sherbrooke
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
Young Montreal Bar Association
Member of the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Canadian Bar Association – Quebec Division (CBA-Quebec)
Teaching assistant for documentary research courses at the Faculty of Law of the University of Sherbrooke (2017-2018)
Member of the Editorial and Development Board of the Revue de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke (2017-2018)
Three times recipient of a faculty mention in the Dean's List of the Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Law for academic excellence (2018,2017,2016)
Recipient of the Distinguished Delegation award for the National Model United Nations organizing committee (2017)
Recipient of an honorable distinction from the organizing committee of the Model United Nations (2016)
PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES
Lecture on Section 5 of the Chartered Professional Accountants Act and Section 61 of the Code of Ethics for Chartered Professional Accountants, presented to the Office of the Trustee of the Ordre des CPA, October 10, 2019