Justine Chaput Lawyer

Bureau

  • Trois-Rivieres

Phone number

819 373-8225

Bar Admission

  • Québec, 2019

Languages

  • English
  • French

Practice areas

Profile

Associate

Justine Chaput is a member of the Labour and Employment Law group.

In her practice, Justine assists employers in all areas of labour and employment law, in particular hiring and termination, labour standards, disciplinary measures and human rights and freedoms in the workplace. She also develops and reviews employment contracts, company policies and various documents related to the employment relationship.

Throughout her academic career, Justine has distinguished herself through several awards for excellence and by being on the Dean's list of the Université de Montréal's Faculty of Law. She also spent time as a research assistant at the Superior Court of Québec during an internship with the bench, in addition to actively mentoring students in the Faculty.

Before joining Lavery, Justine worked for a national firm for several years.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author, "Québec Language Requirements in the Workplace," Practical Law Canada, Thomson Reuters, 2022.

LECTURES

  • "Projet de loi No 96 : Les faits saillants de la réforme de la Charte de la langue française pour les employeurs du Québec," lecture given at the Fondation du Barreau du Québec, 2022.

Education

  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2018
  1. Two new members join Lavery’s ranks

    Lavery is pleased to welcome two new members to its Trois-Rivières and Québec offices: Justine Chaput and Kevin Desjardins. Justine ChaputJustine joins our Labour and Employment Law group. She assists employers in all areas of labour and employment law, in particular hiring and termination, labour standards, disciplinary measures and human rights and freedoms in the workplace. She also develops and reviews employment contracts, company policies and various documents related to the employment relationship. "I chose to join Lavery because of the firm's values and its corporate culture where community involvement and teamwork are prized. From the first time I spoke with members of the firm, I felt an undeniable concordance between my values and theirs. I saw open-mindedness and positive and human leadership. I'm very excited to join a firm that successfully combines excellence, passion and professionalism while taking the growth and well-being of its employees to heart. I'm confident that I've found excellent mentors, and I look forward to working with them." Kevin Desjardins Kevin joins our Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. He works mainly in civil and commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he articled with the public service, where he represented various ministries before civil and administrative tribunals. "By choosing Lavery, I am joining an organization renowned for its litigation expertise, the high quality of its mandates and the support offered to young lawyers. The dynamism of the team makes Lavery an ideal firm for professional growth. Having said that, it is the great cordiality of the partners and members of the firm that quickly convinced me that this was the place of choice to develop my practice. "

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