Founder of the firm, Richard has practiced law since 1976, in civil and commercial litigation.

Richard was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1976, after graduating from the Faculty of Law at the University of Montreal in 1975.

As part of his practice, Richard specializes in civil and commercial litigation, as well as the management of asbestos-related disputes, for various US companies.

Richard is the co-author of Fascicle 29 of the JurisClasseur Québec – Droit international privé; Assurances terrestres. 


Civil and commercial litigation

Real estate law

Litigation management



1976 to … – Dufour Mottet Lawyers – Founder



1975 – Montreal University – Faculty of Law – LL.L. (« Distinction » mention)

1984 – HEC – DSA



Quebec Bar

American Defense Research Institute Association (United States)



1981 to 1986 – CLSC de Ste-Rose – member of the board of directors

1984 to 1986 – CLSC de Ste-Rose – president

1990 to 2007 – Member of the arbitration committee

2003 to… – Governor of the Fondation du Barreau du Québec, since 2015 Governor for life.

2007 to… – Corresponding Syndic of the Barreau du Québec

2011 to 2015 – Member of the board of directors of Pro Brono Quebec

2012 to … – Co-author of Fascicle 29 of the Juris Classeur Droit international privé; Land insurance

2019 to 2020 – Syndic Ad Doc






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