Me Claude Berlinguette


A graduate of the Université du Québec à Montréal, Claude Berlinguette-Auger practices solely in criminal and penal law. Her passion for this field of practice was already well defined during her bachelor's degree, when she volunteered with Projet Innocence Québec, an organization dedicated to defending the rights and interests of people who have been victims of miscarriage of justice. She also did an internship with the Magistracy at the Provincial Court of Quebec.
Me Berlinguette-Auger is not afraid of challenges and has a particular interest in complex and long-term cases. As such, she has been involved in cases of murder and attempted murder, robbery, drug trafficking and export, and breaking and entering. She has appeared before the Superior Court and the Quebec Court of Appeal.

She believes that the defense lawyer is the last line of defense protecting the rights of citizens against arbitrary arrests and imprisonment and approaches her work without ever forgetting it. Dedicated and combative, she will defend your interests, whatever the nature of your file and your financial means.

Me Berlinguette-Auger also holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and International Law and a Master's degree in International Relations.

Member of the Barreau du Québec
Member of the Young Bar Association of Montreal
Member of the Association des Avocats et Avocates de Défense de Montréal

514-567-0866 /

Me Sylvie Bourgeois


``As far back as I can remember, my philosophy of happiness has always been based on a very simple principle: to do what we love, to commit ourselves to what we undertake with passion and unwavering determination. Creativity is a passion for me and I always wonder how I can use this passion to achieve my goals.
I have a role to play in making our ideal of justice a reality. I have the opportunity to help many people and corporations needing my help daily. I like being a lawyer because I use my talent, my knowledge and my creativity to improve and make a difference in people's lives. Clients tell me that my support in their legal process has changed their lives for the better, and I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment when helping others defend their rights. ``

- Sylvie Bourgeois -

Sylvie A. Bourgeois graduated from McGill, Ottawa and Sherbrooke Universities and has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1991.

Me Bourgeois has practiced law in various fields, in both criminal and civil law, which helped her developp a unique ability to grasp the multidisciplinary nature of a case and to solve complex legal challenges.

Me Bourgeois advises individuals and businesses and imposes herself a rule to limit her workload in order to optimize the quality and efficiency of her practice and to provide each client with the best results and a personalized approach in all circumstances.

Me Bourgeois represents her clients in civil, commercial and family matters. She pleads in all jurisdictions from administrative tribunals, to the Provincial Court of Quebec, the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal.

As a litigation lawyer, Me Bourgeois is known for her rigor, her ability to convince and for her negotiation skills.

The specialties of Me Bourgeois include:
• Health law (medical responsibility, tutelage & curatorship, etc.)
• Civil law (contract, inheritance, insurance, civil liability, etc.)
• Construction law (hidden defects, legal hypothec of construction, etc.)
• Family law (divorce, child custody, alimony, amicable agreement, etc.)

514-262-7581 /

Me Philippe Cloutier


A graduate of the Université de Sherbrooke, a member of the Quebec Bar since 2011 and a member of the Association des Avocats et Avocates de la Défense de Montréal (AADM), Me Philippe Cloutier has focused his practice in the criminal and penal field and acquired a range of skills by working on various files from the municipal and provincial courts as well as from the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal, in all the districts of Quebec.

Me Cloutier advocates a human approach and openness to the profession, which is reflected in his availability and dedication, regardless of the nature or severity of the offense, or the client's situation. He accepts both legal aid and private mandates. What matters is to enforce the rights of its clients.

514-813-8438 /

Me Cassandra Coderre


A graduate of UQAM and a member of the Association des Avocats et vocates de la Défense de Montréal (AADM), Me Cassandra Coderre practices exclusively criminal and penal law, for all types of offenses and in all districts.

During her university education, Me Coderre supported an involvement in the pro bono program of the legal clinic in accordance to her firm belief justice must be accessible to all.

Me Coderre distinguishes herself by her passion for the practice and her dedication to defending her clients' rights. She always uses a human approach, considering your needs and means.

438-828-1616 /

Me Richard Dubé


For 35 years, Me Richard Dubé has been a defense attorney in several trials for murder, fraud, drug trafficking and other serious crimes.

The experience gained over the years allows him to offer a professional service of high quality. Thus, he is able to protect and defend his clients with determination and competence.

From 2003 to 2009, Me Dubé acted as lead counsel before the INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNAL ON RWANDA based in Arusha, Tanzania. He represented a Rwandan national accused of genocide and crimes against humanity. He is also a defense attorney at the International Criminal Court in The Hague in the Netherlands and has served as a duty counsel for the ICC.

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Me Célia Hadid


A graduate of the Université de Montréal, Me Célia Hadid was involved in the pro bono program at the University Legal Clinic, and completed an internship with the Magistracy.

Member of the Quebec Bar, the Young Bar of Montreal and the Association des Avocats et Avocates de la Défense de Montréal (AADM), Me Hadid has a varied practice. She works in criminal, civil and family matters and has done representations at the Youth Court and the Quebec Court of Appeal.

As part of her practice, Me Hadid is involved in representing companies as individuals, whether in the courtroom or in out-of-court negotiations. She has, among other things, been involved in long-term trials and jury trials.

Me Hadid demonstrates great discretion and professionalism. She believes that there are no cases of little importance, which manifests by listening and paying particular attention to the needs of her clients, in order to better identify their objectives and to establish adapted action strategies. Me Hadid also greatly values collaboration and the bond of trust between her and her clients whom will be involved in decision-making at all stages of the judicial or pre-judicial process, which gives to a personalized, flexible and reliable service, as well as quality work, combined with a close and diligent follow-up in the file. As a result, she hopes to relieve her clients of the stress and emotional burden of actual or potential litigation.

514-840-9119 /

Me Walid Hijazi


Walid Hijazi has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2004. He worked for two years at Legal Aid in Montreal before going into private practice. He has pleaded on several occasions at the Supreme Court of Canada and has been involved in a number of complex and high profile cases. He teaches criminal law and collaborates regularly with the media.

514-691-1337 /

Me Joalie Jenkins


Joalie Jenkins, sworn in February 2017, completed her internship with Me Myriam Larose and eventually joined Raby Dubé Le Borgne in January 2018.

A law graduate from the University of Sherbrooke, Me Jenkins also holds a postgraduate degree in North American Common Law from the Université de Montréal.

Me Jenkins focuses her practice in the criminal and penal field and eventually developped a certain expertise in driving violation files. Nonetheless, she shows an increased interest in criminal cases, which she accepts on legal aid mandates and in all districts.

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Me Myriam Larose


Me Myriam Larose has been practicing criminal and penal law for over ten years. As such, Me Larose pleads and represents her clients before all Quebec courts in all types of cases.

In 2017 alone, Me Larose acted in the following files / trials:

- impaired driving causing death;
- fraud;
- domestic violence;
- murder;
- trafficking and possession of drugs;
- criminal negligence;
- hit and run, dangerous driving and other traffic offenses;

Her in-depth knowledge of the criminal and penal legal environment combined with her human qualities make Me Larose a lawyer of choice to accompany you throughout your legal process.

Member of the Barreau du Québec, 2008
Member of the Young Bar Association of Quebec
Member of the Association des Avocats et Avocates de la Défense de Montréal
Member of the Quebec Association of Defense Lawyers

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Me Francis Le Borgne


Me Francis Le Borgne graduated from the University of Montreal's Faculty of Law in 1983 and has been a lawyer with the Quebec Bar since 1984.

After completing his internship in 1985 at the criminal and penal division of the Centre Communautaire Juridique de Montréal, Me Le Borgne will direct his career in private practice exclusively in the criminal and penal field. In this capacity and since then, he has joined various Montreal law firms practicing in this field of law.

In 2011, he became, with Me Serge Raby and Me Richard Dubé, one of the three founding members of Raby, Dubé, Le Borgne, which will eventually bring together several experienced and younger lawyers who already have promising career.

During his career, Me Le Borgne willhave dealt with numerous cases of all kinds before all criminal and penal proceedings in the province of Quebec: the Court of Appeal, the Superior Court, the Provincial Court of Quebec and the municipal courts.

Since 2014, he has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Association des Avocats et Avocates de la Défense de Montréal (AADM) and since 2016 has been a member of the General Board of Directors of the Association Québécoise des Avocats et Avocates de la défense (AQAAD).

514-232-2608 /
Frais virés: 514-858-6762

Me Alexandra Longueville


Me Alexandra Longueville has been a criminal attorney for over 18 years in the greater Montreal area. She represents her clients with passion and dedication.

Me Longueville specializes in cases with complex procedures and where the violation of rights and freedoms is invoked.

She also provides training to members of the legal community at various congresses and conferences. Me Longueville stands as much for her competence as for her fighting spirit.

514-743-3341 /

Me Ronnie Macdonald


A graduate of the Université de Sherbrooke and a member of the Association des Avocats et Avocates de la Défense de Montréal (AADM), Me Ronnie Macdonald has been practicing law since 1982.

His career will lead him to practice international criminal law. He has, among other things, represented the Chief of Staff of the Rwandan Army from 2004 to 2006. We will also see him act in several long-term or jury trials, such as SharQc and Printemps 2001.

Me Macdonald regularly makes representations to the Court of Appeal and prefers complex and long-term cases, allowing him to exploit the deficiencies in the evidence and present an assessment of the laws in favor of the respect of the rights and freedoms of his clients.

514-953-4003 /

Me Josiane Michel


Me Josiane Michel is a determined and dynamic young lawyer who now has several years of experience in the field. Having occupied the second chair in five jury cases, Me Michel is on the front lines of complex and long-term cases, but works with dedication in all of her files, whatever the nature or gravity of it. For Me Michel, one of the most important aspects of her practice is coaching, supporting and being the voice of her clients in order to lessen the stress the judicial process can incur and commits to protect their interests throughout the entire process.

514-970-7612 /

Me Serge Raby


``When I started studying law, I chose UQAM's law degree because of its academic, political and social orientation. The promotion and defense of social justice for all people regardless of their origin appealed to me. There are so many people who are unable to assert their rights - to defend them, I have made it my mission. ``

Admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1980, Me Serge Raby specializes in criminal and penal law, as well as in youth law.

After 38 years of practice, the count has been lost on the number of cases he has worked defending adults and young offenders in the criminal justice and youth protection fields.

A lawyer on the lookout for recent developments in his field of practice, Me Serge Raby also devoted himself to teaching law at the Department of Administration Sciences, at UQAM, at Collège St-Laurent, as well as at 'Magdeleine high school on the South Shore, for adults.

He has contributed to various publications and has co-signed, with the Commission des services juridiques, a popularization review of the Youth Court process.

Me Raby has been involved in many of the Law Society's activities and has served as counsel for several non-profit organizations, including the 1985 Child Protection Strategy Council.

In 2014, he was invited to join the ranks of the Governors of the Quebec Bar Foundation because of his solid reputation with the legal community.

Me Raby has pleaded and continues to do so before all courts in criminal , penal and youth law.

He is a progressive jurist for whom the law is a tool for the promotion of social justice.

Me Raby is a member of the Association des Avocats et Aocates de la Défense de Montréal (AADM) and the Association Québécoise des Avocats et Avocates de la Défense (AQAAD).

514-944-6541 /

Me André Taillefer


Me André Taillefer has practiced criminal law for almost 36 years now. During these years a clientele has developed in areas related to criminal law. What are your insurance rights and obligations if you have a criminal record? After conviction what are the consequences from a tax point of view? Can the state seize your property?
Can you sue the state if you are arrested and illegally detained?
All these questions related to the practice of law always fascinate Me Taillefer!

We invite you to contact him for questions that will allow you to properly assess the general problem of criminal charges and regulations.

514-893-1135 /
Bureau: 514-397-8822

Ms. Arielle Wasserman

Administrative assistant

Having completed a technical college program in business management, Arielle Wasserman first integrated another criminal law firm throughout her studies and put to work her ability to learn quickly in a field that was then foreign. After 6 years of experience, Ms. Wasserman is now an assistant shining from her resourcefulness and hard work and is now an indispensable asset to the office.