Emilie
B. Perron

Title : Lawyer, partner Year of call :

Expertise : personal and family law | mediation and arbitration

Hotline: 581 543-2653

Emilie B. Perron is a leading family law lawyer whose professionalism and experience go hand in hand. Her down-to-earth approach and active listening skills are much appreciated by clients going through difficult times. From the time she started her practice until 2019 when she joined the Cain Lamarre team, she gained experience in small business management and taxation. She uses that experience to recommend the right strategies for dividing financial interests between spouses going through a separation or divorce. She possesses valuable mediation skills for settling her clients’ disputes amicably, reducing the likelihood of costly and conflictual proceedings. If no agreement is reached, rest assured that her talent as a litigator makes her a worthy opponent.

Assistant: Véronique Tremblay

Expertise

  • Personal and family law (adoption, common-law spouses, filiation, child custody and access, division of property rights, support payments, youth protection, separation and divorce)
  • Mediation and arbitration (family mediation)

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval (2003)

Professional experience

  • Family mediator (2008)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Lecture on the current state of affairs regarding the provision for costs, abuse of process, and obligation to provide financial documents to establish child support as part of the Développements récents en droit familial series for the Québec Bar’s Continuing Education Services, Québec City and Montréal (2017)
  • Article on the abuse of rights, monitoring, and enforcement in family matters, with an overview of the application by our courts of Subsection 596.1, Paragraph 2 of the Civil Code of Québec, published as part of the Développements récents en droit familial series for the Québec Bar’s Continuing Education Services, Montréal: Éditions Yvon Blais (2017)
  • Association des Avocats et avocates de province (AAP) Conference, Saguenay (2017)
  • Abitibi Regional Conference, Val-d’Or (2017)
  • Lecture on putting the theory of assigning custody in the Youth Division into practice at the Association des Avocats et avocates de province (AAP) Conference, Saguenay, September 29, 2017, and the Abitibi Regional Conference, Val-d’Or (2017)
  • Lecture on what family lawyers should expect regarding custody assignment in the Youth Division as part of the Développements récents en droit familial series for the Québec Bar’s Continuing Education Services, Québec City and Montréal (2015)
  • Article co-authored with Joanie Labrecque Tremblay on what family lawyers should expect regarding custody assignment in the Youth Division, published as part of the Développements récents en droit familial series for the Québec Bar’s Continuing Education Services, Montréal: Éditions Yvon Blais (2015)
  • Representation of children in the Superior Court and the Court of Québec, Saguenay (2015) 
  • Presentation on grandparents’ rights, AQDR Saguenay (2014)
  • Presentation on family law and youth protection, Cégep de Jonquière, Social Work Techniques (2010)
     

Associations, committees, boards

  • Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean Bar: Senior counsel (2019 to present) 
  • Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean Bar: Counsel (2014 to 2019) 
  • Chair, Bar and Superior Court Committee, Family Division, District of Chicoutimi (2013 to present)
  • Chair, Professional Development Committee, Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean Bar (2015 to present) 
  • Chair, Professional Development Committee, Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean Bar (2012 to 2015) 
  • Member, Québec Court Committee, Youth Division, District of Chicoutimi
  • Member, Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean Socio-Judicial Committee on the Supervision of Access Rights (2019 to present)
  • Member, Socio-Judicial Round Table on Violence Against Women (2009 to 2010)
  • Vice chair, PANDA board of directors, Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean (2018 to present)
  • Board member, PANDA, Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean (2016)
  • Board member, Centre de justice de proximité de Jonquière (2016 to 2017)
  • Board member, Corporation de Développement économique et culturel d’Arvida (2013 to 2014)

Distinctions

  • Supervisor of family mediators
  • Honorary chair of a wine and cheese tasting for the benefit of Fondation des Aînés de Jonquière (2016)
  • “Celebrity Dinner” event for the benefit of Entreprises jeunesses, Café du Presbytère (2014)