Ms. Dupont joined the firm as a lawyer after completing her articling with us. During this time, Marie-Pier gained first-hand litigation experience while working on an important civil trial in the areas of personal injury and product liability. She also assisted two partners during the preparation for an appeal before the Ontario Court of Appeal. While completing her J.D. In the French program at the University of Ottawa, Marie-Pier developed a passion for litigation while participating in two competitive moots during which she distinguished herself by winning various prizes, including the prize for the best advocate during the Charles Rousseau moot in public international law and the prize for the third best advocate during the Laskin moot in constitutional and administrative law. During her studies, Marie-Pier was also awarded the Helène Laporte prize for excellence in legal writing, the Osgoode Society for legal history prize and she represented clients with success in front of the Social Security Tribunal. Finally, Ms. Dupont was the undergraduate students representative for two years on the University of Ottawa Senate Appeals comity and was involved in many volunteer activities.
Perfectly bilingual, Marie-Pier is particularly interested in complex legal questions requiring in-depth analysis.
During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and tries to be involved in her community.
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Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude), University of Ottawa, 2015
BA in International Relations and International Law, Quebec University in Montreal, 2012
Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)
Ontario Bar Association
County of Carleton Law Association
Association des juristes d’expression francophones de l’Ontario
Canadian Bar Association