Charlotte Fortin

Lawyer / Québec
Telephone 418 266-3074
Fax 418 688-3458
[email protected]

Profile

Associate

Charlotte Fortin is a member of the Public and administrative law group. She also works in the areas of civil and commercial litigation as well as transportation law.

In her practice, Charlotte advises and represents businesses, public bodies, and individuals before the courts and administrative tribunals. She also acts in litigation matters of professional liability and insurance as well as disciplinary law.

Charlotte joined Lavery in the summer of 2013 as a student after completing her bachelor of law degree at Université Laval. She articled at the firm in 2014.

Throughout her studies, she was involved in various committees, particularly as a member of Pro Bono Students Canada and as a volunteer and member of the executive committee of the legal information clinic at Université Laval. She also completed a one-year internship with a judge at the Court of Appeal of Québec. 

Publications

  • C. Fortin and C. Fauchon, “Commentaire sur la Loi modifiant la Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement afin de moderniser le régime d'autorisation environnementale et modifiant d'autres dispositions législatives notamment pour réformer la gouvernance du Fonds vert (projet de loi no 102)”, in Repères, September 2017, Droit civil en ligne (DCL), EYB2017REP2289
  • C. Fortin, “Commentaire sur la décision Montréal (Ville de) c. Centre islamique Badr – Droits acquis, liberté de religion et pouvoir discrétionnaire du tribunal : une illustration de plusieurs moyens pouvant être invoqués à l'encontre d'un recours en cessation d'usage dérogatoire”, in Repères, March 2017, Droit civil en ligne (DCL), EYB2017REP2161
  • C. Fortin and P.-O. Fradette, “La nouvelle Loi visant l’amélioration de la situation juridique de l’animal”, Développements récents en droit municipal (2017), volume 426, Éditions Yvon Blais
  • C. Fortin and P.-O. Fradette, “Commentaire sur la décision Lours c. Montréal (Ville de) – Pas si simple d'interdire ou d'encadrer la possession de chiens « de type Pit bull » en 2016...”, in Repères, November 2016, Droit civil en ligne (DCL)
  • D. Bouchard and C. Fortin, “La gestion par les municipalités de l’écoulement des eaux dans les cours d’eau: quoi de neuf?”, Développements récents en droit de l’environnement (2015), volume 401, Éditions Yvon Blais

Conferences

  • Speaker, Lavery Labour and Employment Law Symposium, “Les incontournables : développements récents en droit du travail et de l’emploi, Québec, September 20, 2017
  • Speaker, Strategic Day on Disciplinary Law (Open Forum), “The Top Ten Decisions in Disciplinary Law in 2016”, Montréal, April 25, 2017
  • Speaker, Annual conference on recent developments in municipal law, the new Act to improve the legal situation of animals, Trois-Rivières, March 17, 2017
  • Speaker, Lavery Labour and Employment Law Symposium, “Les meilleures pratiques en matière de terminaison d’emploi”, Québec City, September 28, 2016
  • Contributed to preparing a presentation on disciplinary law for Open Forum, “The Top Ten Decisions in Disciplinary Law – 2015”, 2016
  • Speaker, Lavery Labour and Employment Law Symposium, “Joies, périls et avenir de l’internet et des médias sociaux en milieu de travail”, Québec City, September 30, 2015
  • Contributed to preparing a presentation for the Barreau du Québec, “Status Report on the Anti-Corruption Provisions Introduced by Bill 1: Was the Objective Achieved?” 2014

Distinctions

  • Recipient of the Barreau du Québec award for the student earning the highest cumulative average in the bachelor of law program, 2013
  • 2012-2013 Honour Roll of Université Laval’s
  • Second prize in the Canadian Bar Association's Legal Writing Contest, 2012

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval, 2013
  • DEC in paralegal technical education, Collège François-Xavier Garneau, 2009
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec since 2015

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Board of directors of the Jeunes philanthropes de Québec
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