Paralegal - Quebec City
Jévanie Pellerin is a paralegal in the litigation group at Langlois Lawyers’ Quebec City office.
Jévanie assists in preparing for trials, performs case-law, legislative and doctrinal research, prepares research reports, drafts and amends proceedings, and performs searches in various federal and provincial registries. She also has a thorough understanding of small-claims procedures.
Jévanie joined the firm as an assistant working on the pyrrhotite litigation file. Since being promoted to the position of paralegal she has continued to work on certain aspects of that file.
Immediately prior to joining Langlois Lawyers, Jévanie worked as a life & health insurance representative. She began her career at the Quebec Department of Justice in the office of the Attorney General. Among her other duties there, she performed a wide variety of searches in provincial, federal and international databases.
2012 – College diploma in paralegal studies, Collège François-Xavier-Garneau, Quebec City
Litigation concerning the rights of unmarried spouses
Lawsuit involving two de facto spouses, one of whom challenged the constitutionality of the rights conferred on de facto spouses by the Civil Code of Québec. The Attorney General prevailed in this matter before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Reconstitution of parliamentary debates on the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms
From the minutes of parliamentary debates, compiling in a single binder all of the stages in the adoption of the bill.
Charter of secularism
Researching how state secularism is dealt with in the legislation of other jurisdictions, including the constitutional and administrative law aspects of such statutes.
Pyrrhotite litigation in Trois-Rivières
Management of this file in which homeowners in Trois-Rivières are contending with disintegrating concrete foundations of their homes.