Tommy Tremblay named President of the Quebec Branch of the CBA for 2020-2021

Langlois lawyers is proud to announce that Tommy Tremblay has been named branch president of the Quebec division of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) for 2020-2021. CBA-Quebec is a key ally of the legal profession in the province, representing some 2,200 lawyers, judges, notaries, law professors, law students from across the province.

“We’re honoured that Tommy Tremblay, partner at Langlois, has been chosen to chair CBA-Quebec. His commitment, his vast experience and his dedication will be crucial to carrying out his duties. We are proud of our firm’s continuous involvement within the community,” says Jean-François Gagnon, chief executive officer at Langlois lawyers.

Tommy Tremblay’s vision for meeting the challenges of CBA-Quebec

Tommy, whose mandate officially started on July 1st, looks forward to the many challenges the CBA-Quebec must face, namely because of the impacts of the global pandemic. These are the themes that will remain at the heart of his presidency:

  • Adapting to the new realities arising from the pandemic;
  • Enhancing the service offering to meet the needs of the legal community across the province;
  • Placing the emphasis on the effective deployment of virtual court hearings by taking into account the needs and constraints of lawyers, parties and the judiciary;
  • Developing actions with a view to promoting and increasing the synergies with in-house counsel;
  • Supporting law students and young lawyers in the early stages of their careers; 
  • Public representation on key matters affecting the members.

A solid track record for Tommy Tremblay

Since 2000, Tommy’s practice has covered every aspect of commercial litigation in addition to being a certified corporate director. After having practiced at a national law firm for many years, Tommy joined Langlois lawyers as a partner in 2018 to develop and put his expertise in corporate governance and responsibility into practice. A man of conviction at the service of others, Tommy has been involved with the CBA for over 20 years and has always kept his sight on being at forefront and making a significant contribution to the legal profession’s evolution.