Marie-Josée Hétu is appointed Managing Partner of Lavery's Trois-Rivières office



Lavery is proud to announce that Marie-Josée Hétu has been appointed managing partner of the Trois-Rivières office. As part of her new duties, she will also be a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Mtre Hétu joined Lavery in 2014 and has been practising in Trois-Rivières for close to 25 years. She knows the region extremely well and works with clients from the municipal, institutional and entrepreneurial sectors in Mauricie and the Centre-du-Québec.

A woman connected to her region whose expertise is recognized by the business community

Over the course of her career, Mtre Hétu has focused on labour law, labour relations and occupational health and safety. She also handled matters involving human rights, the protection of personal information and workers’ compensation. As part of her new role, Mtre Hétu wants to create winning conditions so that every member of her team can continue to offer impeccable client service. Her actions will be defined by openness, creativity, energy and thoroughness.

 “I undertake this new challenge among the Lavery team with pride and determination”, noted Mtre Hétu. “My practice, which I will continue in addition to these new duties, is based namely on my capacity to adapt to the changing realities of clients and act as their strategic advisor. The knowledge I’ve gained over the years will certainly serve me during this next step. Lavery, based 100% in Quebec, is known for its excellent services. This identity speaks to me and is one that our Trois-Rivières team proudly embodies each day.”

In addition to her professional activities, Mtre Hétu is very active in a number of organizations. She has been chair of the regional committee of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés in Mauricie for several years. This committee is responsible for promoting the role of human resource management professionals in the region and advocating on behalf of regional interests to the Ordre. 

Leadership that is both visionary and anchored in our clients’ business reality

 “Marie-Josée is a seasoned lawyer with an impressive track record. She is known for her collaborative approach based on an in-depth knowledge of her clients and their needs. Her positive leadership, expertise and extensive understanding of the market in Trois-Rivières, Mauricie and the Centre-du-Québec are undeniable assets for Lavery. We are very proud and pleased that she is taking this next step in her career with us,” remarked Anik Trudel, Chief Executive Officer of Lavery Lawyers.

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