The Bâtonnier Michel Jolin is a member of the litigation group. Before joining the firm, he was Director of Litigation Services for the Québec Department of Justice. He was also Vice President of the Québec Bar in 1986–1987 and Bâtonnier (President) in 1987–1988. Throughout his career, he has been very active in educating and training litigators. He has also been a sessional lecturer at the universities of Montréal and Moncton, at Laval University in Québec City, and for the Québec Bar Admission Program. He is the co-author of a treatise on advocacy techniques and is a frequent speaker on various issues. As a specialist in complex litigation, Michel appears before specialized tribunals and the civil courts, including the Québec Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has considerable expertise in civil, commercial and public law, which has enabled him to act in significant litigation matters for the governments of Canada and Québec, numerous organizations and Crown corporations, and public and private business corporations. His practice also includes constitutional law and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, as well as civil, commercial, securities, natural resources, medical and disciplinary law.