Studied at Laval University, admitted to the Bar in 1983. Partner at Gilbert Simard Tremblay in Montréal. Practice: general litigation with an emphasis on professional liability, insurance, construction and transportation law. Mediator and arbitrator since 1996. Mediator for IBC (Insurance Bureau of Canada) and the Autorité des marchés financiers. Canadian Bar Association: President of its Litigation and Insurance Section for Québec from 1998 to 2000; member of the national Executive Committee of the Litigation Section (1999–2004) President 2002–03; VP of the Québec division for 2002–03 and President for 2003–04; active member of the Construction Section (Québec); member of the Board of the Québec division and its Executive Committee for 2000–06; Supreme Court of Canada Liaison Committee (2005–11). Member of the Board (2006– ) of Lawyers Financial (CBIA) (Chair 2017–2018, Past Chair 2018– ). Lecturer on various subjects, such as transportation law, civil liability and insurance law. Québec Bar: Governor of the Fondation du Barreau, mediators accreditation committee; obligations and civil liability committee, invited advocacy advisor at Québec Bar Trial advocacy training program, lecturer at the Bar school; member of DRI (Defense Research Institute) of Chicago; member of PLUS.