Me Sylvie Gourd
A native of Rouyn-Noranda and returned in Abitibi-Témiscamingue since January 2009, Me Sylvie Gourd obtained her Law degree at the University of Quebec in Montreal and was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 2002.
Working in private practice for over 13 years, she practiced in the Montreal area in fields of labor law, immigration law, Industrial accidents and occupational diseases Act (health and safety) and the Automobile Insurance Act (SAAQ), in administrative law, family law and in youth protection.
Since her return to our region, she practices primarily in family and matrimonial law, youth protection and administrative law.
During her practice years in the Montreal region, Me Gourd has been a member for five years and president of the board of directors for three years at a non-profit organization named Comité d’actions des citoyens et citoyennes de Verdun (CACV) in Montreal and was a volunteer lawyer for the Small Claims Court in association with the Young Bar Association of Montreal for the preparation of the parties (plaintiff or defendant) to their hearing, for 5 years.