Frédérick Breton

Lawyer / Sherbrooke
Telephone 819 346-7506
Fax 819 346-5007
[email protected]

Profile

Associate

Frédérick Breton engages in civil, commercial, and administrative litigation. He has wide experience in the fields of banking law, insurance law, civil and professional liability, and education law.

Mr. Breton advises insurance companies, financial institutions, school boards, and educational institutions in both their day-to-day affairs and complex issues and represents them before courts and administrative tribunals.

While pursuing his university studies, Mr. Breton received some dozen awards for excellence and academic distinctions, including the Prix du doyen from the law faculty of Université de Sherbrooke and the Prix du Barreau du Québec for ranking first on the honour roll throughout his law studies.

Mr. Breton assisted Professors Luc B. Tremblay and Suzanne Comtois in their research in human rights and freedoms and administrative law.

Mr. Breton has been a lecturer in the continuing education program of the Barreau du Québec since 2007, where he teaches security and insurance law.

Mr. Breton also writes and gives seminars on security and insurance law and is an accredited ChaD trainer (Chambre de l’assurance de dommages).

Since 2014, he has served on the board of directors of the Fondation Christian Vachon, which encourages disadvantaged youth to stay in school. He has been a member of the board of the Fondation Cegep de Sherbrooke since 2015.

Lectures

  • Récents développements en assurance – Résumé des décisions importantes de la dernière année en assurance de dommages”, co-speaker and co-author, insurance law, 2017
  • La prise de déclaration lors de l’enquête”, insurance law, 2016
  • Récents développements en assurance – Résumé des décisions importantes de la dernière année en assurance de dommages”, co-speaker and co-author, insurance law, 2016
  • Récents développements en assurance – Résumé des décisions importantes de la dernière année en assurance de dommages ”, co-speaker and co-author, insurance law, 2015
  • “Les experts en sinistre et la déontologie ”, insurance law, 2015
  • Assurez-vous d’avoir les bons réflexes!” insurance law, 2015
  • Nouveau Code de procédure civile du Québec: Quelles sont les nouveautés?” civil procedure, 2014
  • Les vices cachés et l’assurance de responsabilité civile”, insurance law, 2014
  • Récents développements en assurance – Résumé des décisions importantes de la dernière année en assurance de dommages”, co-speaker and co-author, insurance law, 2013
  • Les priorités et les hypothèques”, security law, 2012
  • Récents développements en assurance – Obligation de défendre et vices cachés”, insurance law, 2009
  • Récents développements en assurance – Couverture d’assurance en cas de dégâts d’eau et couverture d’assurance en défense de vices cachés”, co-author, insurance law, 2007
  • L’hypothèque légale”, security law, 2007
  • Récents développements en assurance – Où en sommes-nous quant au calcul au point d’incapacité ?” co-author, insurance law, 2006
  • L’Hypothèque légale de la construction”, co-author, security law, 2005
  • “Récents développements en assurance – Analyse de l’obligation de défendre”, co-author, insurance law, 2005

Education

  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke, 2000
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec since 2002  

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Board of supervision of the Caisse Desjardins du Mont-Bellevue de Sherbrooke from 2005 to 2015 and chair of that board from 2008 to 2015
  • Member, Association des Professionnels en Assurance de l’Estrie (A.P.A.E.)
  • Board of directors, Fondation Christian Vachon
  • Board of directors, Fondation Cegep de Sherbrooke
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