Stéphanie Fortier-Dumais

Lawyer, Partner - Quebec City

Québec Bar 2014
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Stéphanie Fortier-Dumais is a partner in Langlois Lawyers’ Quebec City office. She practices primarily in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation.

In the area of construction law, Stephanie represents mainly a clientele of general and specialized contractors, material suppliers and project owners. She acts on their behalf in a broad range of litigious matters, such as claims for construction defects and extra work and related claims, legal construction hypothecs (builder’s liens) and surety bonds. She pleads cases both at trial and on appeal.

She has published several articles and is involved in the legal community as a conference speaker.

Stéphanie carries on her practice in both English and French.


LL.B., Civil Law, Université Laval, 2013

Canada Exchange profile – Semester in Common Law at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, 2012




Other Publications

2017 – “Acquérir et se libérer par l’écoulement du temps – la prescription” (Acquisitions and avoidance through the passage of time – prescription), Le Réseau juridique du Québec, January 2017.


Langlois Knowledge


2019 – “S’outiller face aux réclamations des entrepreneurs” (Dealing with the claims of contractors), in collaboration with Antoine Bigenwald, Association québécoise des cadres scolaires (AQCS), November 7, 2019.

2019 – Regard sur l’hypothèque légale de la construction dans un contexte locatif – Colloque Bail commercial, 4e édition, Thomson Reuters [in French], joint presentation given with lawyer Miriam Robitaille on October 8 (Montreal) and October 22 (Québec City).

2019 – “L’hypothèque légale de la construction au Québec et en Ontario : comment la substituer?” (The legal construction hypothec in Quebec and Ontario: how to substitute one for the other?), joint presentation with Marie-Claude Carrier and Vikki Andrighetti, to the annual convention of the Quebec General Contractors Association (CEGQ), February 20 – 22, 2019.

2018 – “Qu’en est-il de la responsabilité et des obligations du promoteur immobilier?” (Obligations and potential liability of real estate promoters), conference presentation with partner Marie-Claude Carrier at the annual convention of the Quebec General Contractors Association (CEGQ), February 21 – 23, 2018.

2017 – “La réclamation des frais d’avocats encourus : chose possible?” (Claims for Incurred Legal Fees – Are They possible?) – conference presentation at the annual convention of the Quebec General Contractors Association (CEGQ), February 16, 2017.

Professional Associations

Member of the board of directors of HI-Québec – Hosteling Internationale

Member of Jeune Barreau de Québec

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