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EDUCATION

Member of the Law Society of Ontario

University of Ottawa :
Law Degree (LL.B.), French Common Law
Magna Cum Laude

Social Sciences – Concentration Political Science.
Magna Cum Laude

Social Sciences studies
(Political Science and History).
French Recipient of the Rodrigue Pageau Scholarship.
Recipient of a grant of excellence from the University of Ottawa.

Secondary School :
Garneau Secondary School, Orléans, Ontario
Recipient of the Governor General Medal
Excellence in French and History
Recipient of the Excellency Award
Recipient of the Ontario School Award


WORK EXPERIENCE

Jacques Côté, Barrister and Solicitor
February 1996 -
Barrister & Solicitor;
Association with Lalonde, Chartrand, Colonnier, O’Connor (to December 31st 2001), Sheppard & Claude (to July 31, 2010);
Extensive experience in residential real estate, wills and estates;
Past experience in civil litigation matters (real estate, creditors’ rights and remedies, employment law, contract disputes, estate disputes);
Multiple appearances before various Ontario courts and tribunals, including the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal;


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND PERSONAL INTERESTS

2015 to present
Articling Principal, Law Practice Program (University of Ottawa - Common Law)

2017 to present
Teacher at la Cité Collégiale (contractual basis) for the course "Droit des successions"

2015 to present
Multiple public Lectures pertaining to Wills in Ontario

2013
Seminar on Wills in Ontario, at the Law Society of Upper Canada

2011 to 2013
Created and taught the course "Communication et rédaction juridique" for the Paralegal Program at La Cité collégiale

2012 to 2014
Created and taught the course Déontologie for the Paralegal Program at La Cité collégiale

2007 to 2017
Assistant Coach for various soccer leagues - U7 to U18 teams

2001 to 2008
Teaching Civil Procedure and Insolvency at the Bar Admission Courses, Law Society of Upper Canada

2000 to 2005
Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Montfort Foundation

1999 to 2009
Correction of exams in Civil Procedure at the Law Society of Upper Canada and tutoring and mentoring candidates

1999 to 2010
Member of the administrative committee of Sainte-Anne Parish

1993 to present
Member of the Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario


Last Updated: 29.04.19