Anthonie Vézina-Crawford

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Associate

Anthonie Vézina-Crawford is a member of the Litigation and Conflict Resolution group and practises primarily in civil and commercial litigation.

She specializes in civil liability, insurance, breach of contract, shareholder disputes and urgent proceedings, such as obtaining injunction orders and safeguard measures.

Ms. Vézina-Crawford regularly pleads before the courts, but she prioritizes negotiation and alternative dispute resolution methods.

She has also developed expertise in family and succession matters, her practice covering in particular the drafting of agreements, as well as litigation and out-of-court settlements in cases involving divorce and separation, child custody and access rights, establishment of support payments, partition of property and filiation.

Ms. Vézina-Crawford joined the Québec City office after articling in 2014. Upon completing her law degree, Ms. Vézina-Crawford also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, a program of the Faculty of Medicine of Université Laval.

Representative mandates

  • Representation of a college institution as a defendant in a lawsuit involving fundamental rights issues
  • Representation of companies in disputes involving government institutions
  • Representation of insurers in various disputes with policyholders on the basis of non-coverage
  • Representation of individuals in human rights cases involving requests for medical and psychosocial assessments
  • Representation of individuals in various high conflict family and succession law matters;

Publications

  • A. Vézina-Crawford and V. Savoie, “ Le jugement ”, LegisPratique, Procédures en matières familiales, Montréal, LexisNexis Canada, 2016
  • A. Vézina-Crawford, “ La fiducie en droit familial ”, Nouvelles Économiques, May 2016
  • A. Vézina-Crawford, “ Commentaire sur la décision D.(A.) c. M.(G.), sub nom. Droit de la famille – 16244 – Mariage religieux contre mariage civil : y a-t-il vraiment une distinction à faire ? ”, Repères, April 2016, Droit civil en ligne (DCL), EYB2016REP1912
  • A. Vézina-Crawford, “ Commentaire sur la décision Eaves (Succession de) c. Gestion Cianni inc. – La déclaration de transmission d’un immeuble de la succession : l’importance de la publier en temps opportun ! ”, Repères, September 2016, Droit Civil en ligne (DCL), EYB2016REP20
  • A. Vézina-Crawford, “ Commentaire sur la décision Péladeau c. Centre de réadaptation Nouveau Départ inc. (Clinique Nouveau Départ) – La tutelle au majeur et la stabilité des contrats ! ”, Repères, February 2017, Droit civil en ligne (DCL), EYB2017REP2133

Lectures

  • Speaker at the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), “ Les méthodes alternatives de cotisation ”, Québec City, January 21, 2016
  • Speaker for the YWCA, “Les droits et obligations des conjoints de faits ”,  Québec City, April 17, 2015
  • Speaker for Desjardins, “ Successions et testaments : un survol des règles de bases ”, Training given to lawyers and notaries of Desjardins, Québec City, March 18, 2015
  • Participation in the drafting of a talk for the APFF as part of the seminar on Trusts, “L’administration fiduciaire n’est pas une mince affaire ”, Montréal, February 6, 2014
  • Participation in the drafting of a talk for the APFF as part of the Estate Planning Seminar, "Jurisprudence récente : les successions sous la loupe d’une équipe multidisciplinaire ”, Montréal, May 22, 2013

Education

  • LL.L., Université Laval, 2013
  • B.Sc. (kinesiology), Université Laval, 2013

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the board of directors of the Centre de thérapie CASA
  • Member of the Association des familialistes de Québec (Barreau du Québec)
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