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. Mediator and arbitrator since 1996, now accredited by ADRIC-IMAC; Mediator for IBC (Insurance Bureau of Canada) and the AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers). Canadian Bar Association: President of its Litigation and Insurance Section for Quebec from 1998 to 2000; member of the national Executive Committee of the Litigation Section (1999–2004) President 2002–2003; VP of the Quebec division for 2002–2003 and President for 2003–2004; active member of the Construction Section (Quebec); member of the Board of the Quebec division and its Executive Committee for 2000–2006; Supreme Court of Canada Liaison Committee (2005–2011). Member of the Board (2006–2019) of Lawyers Financial (CBIA) (Chair 2017–2018, Past Chair 2018–2019). Lecturer on various subjects: transportation law, civil liability and insurance law. Quebec Bar: Governor of the Fondation du Barreau, former member Quebec Bar mediators accreditation committee; invited advocacy advisor at Quebec Bar Trial advocacy training program, lecturer at the Bar school; member of DRI (Defense Research Institute) of Chicago; member of PLUS.