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Director of Professional Development
Called to the Quebec Bar in 1992, Brigitte Gagnon practised in the areas of banking and commercial litigation for several years before joining a national law firm in 2001 as their knowledge manager and national director of professional development. As such, she acquired extensive expertise in knowledge management and professional development. She has also been a certified professional coach since 2009.
Ms. Gagnon fosters and promotes the knowledge and skills required by the firm’s lawyers at every stage of their careers so that they excel in the practice of law, and to ensure the quality of their professional services is maintained. She is also responsible for implementing complete and uniformized programs and processes to optimize the professional development of all the firm’s lawyers, for university recruitment and lateral recruitment of young lawyers, and for the guidance, training and evaluation of the students, articling students and associates.
Professional and community activities
- Alliance des moniteurs de ski du Québec (AMSQ)
- In charge of recruiting
- Continuing Education Committee of the Quebec Bar
- International Coaching Federation (ICF)
- Professional Development Consortium (PDC)
- Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP)
- Canadian Bar Association
LAVERY AT A GLANCE
An independent law firm, offering the full range of legal services to business. 175 lawyers in Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa. Member of the World Services Group, an international network of service firms with offices in 120 countries.