Claude has been practicing law within our firm since 2021 as a counsel. Before joining our team, Claude was a sitting judge at the Superior Court of Quebec from 2000 to 2021. Before his appointment as a judge, Claude practiced in general law.

Claude was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1969, after graduating from the Faculty of Law at the University of Montreal in 1968.

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Alternative dispute resolution methods

Mediation and arbitration

General civil law

Criminal and penal law



1969-2000 – Lawyer of general practice

2000-2021 – Judge at the Superior Court of Quebec

2021 to… – Legal counsel at Dufour Mottet Avocats



1965 – B.A. University of Montreal (André-Grasset College)

1968 – LL.L University of Montreal

1969 – Quebec Bar

1971 – LL.M University of Montreal

1972 – Doctoral studies in law University of Montreal



Quebec Bar

Bar of Montreal

Henri-Capitant Association



1998 – Recipient of the Mérite du Barreau du Québec

2015 – Internship supervisor of the Legal Techniques year (CEGEP Ahuntsic)

2016 – Recipient of the VISEZ DROIT award from the Bar of Montreal

2021 – Honorary Life Governor of the Quebec Bar Foundation


Activities / Leisure

Responsible tourism