Lawyer - Montréal
Marjolaine Lessard-Jean is a lawyer in Langlois lawyers’ Montréal office and focuses her practice primarily on labour and employment law. In this capacity, she supports a wide variety of clients, ranging from family-owned and operated businesses to major corporations and small and medium-sized businesses from all sectors and industries.
In close collaboration with her colleagues, Marjolaine is actively involved in the research, strategy development, preparation and the hearing of disputes before tribunals and courts.
In the course of her practice, she advises and assists clients with all aspects of labour and employment law and human resources management, including matters related to the hiring and dismissal of employees, the interpretation of collective agreements, grievance arbitrations, labour relations, labour standards, occupational health and safety, and employment-related litigation.
LL.B., Civil Law, Université de Montréal, 2013
Student Exchange, Master Program Course, International Law and Human Rights, Universitetet i Oslo, 2012
2019 – “Deux aspects juridiques fondamentaux à ne pas négliger lorsqu’on se lance en affaires : Le contrat de travail et la protection des actifs informationnels et de la propriété intellectuelle” (Two fundamental legal considerations to bear in mind when starting a business), together with Jean-François De Rico, Expo Entrepreneurs, January 23, 2019, Montréal.
Devoted to her professional and social community, Marjolaine has been involved with the legal clinic of Université de Montréal as well as the law faculty’s arts committee. She is currently a member of the fundraising committee of Jamais Lu, a non-profit organization that supports the emergence of theatrical works and promotes and disseminates them.
Young Bar of Montréal