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Simon-Alexandre Poitras

Simon-Alexandre
Poitras

Member of the Quebec Bar since 2019

Languages: French, English

Simon-Alexandre Poitras focuses his career on the resolution of civil disputes and commercial disputes. After graduating from Université de Sherbrooke and being called to the Quebec Bar in 2019, he has been gaining experience in disciplinary law and construction law.

Outside his practice, Simon-Alexandre is also active in training various audiences. He has been a teaching assistant for the documentary research courses at Université de Sherbrooke's Faculty of Law and has been invited to give lectures, notably for professional orders.

His excellent academic record has led him to represent his university in various forums, such as the Pierre-Basile-Mignault Civil Law Moot Court Competition and the National Model United Nations in New York City, where he acted as chief delegate. He was also a member of the Editorial and Development Board of the Revue de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke.

// EDUCATION

2018   Bachelor of Civil Law, LL.B. 
            Université de Sherbrooke

 

// PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

Quebec Bar
Young Montreal Bar Association
Teaching assistant for documentary research courses at the Faculty of Law of the University of Sherbrooke (2017-2018)
Member of the Editorial and Development Board of the Revue de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke (2017-2018)

// DISTINCTIONS

Three times recipient of a faculty mention in the Dean's List of the Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Law for academic excellence (2018,2017,2016)
Recipient of the Distinguished Delegation award for the National Model United Nations organizing committee (2017)
Recipient of an honorable distinction from the organizing committee of the Model United Nations (2016) 

 

// PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES

Lecture on Section 5 of the Chartered Professional Accountants Act and Section 61 of the Code of Ethics for Chartered Professional Accountants, presented to the Office of the Trustee of the Ordre des CPA, October 10, 2019