Me Julien D.-Pelletier has been a licensed lawyer since 2016. After starting his studies in history at McGill University, Me D.-Pelletier branched off to study law at Université du Québec à Montréal. In 2009, he was one of the founders of the Clinique juridique Juripop, an organization that provides access to legal services. He was Executive director at Juripop until 2017 and then Director general. From 2017 to 2019, he served as special counsel - access to justice for the Quebec Bar and to Bâtonnier Paul-Matthieu Grondin. Me D.-Pelletier is a regular contributor to public debate, notably in the legal affairs section of L’actualité. He has been leading the team at Novum since April, 2019.
A specialist in business development, Alexis Goudreau received his first degree in sociology with a minor in public administration. He also completed a number of courses in similar subjects at HEC Montréal. Goudreau worked as a political advisor at the federal level before launching into market development in advertising. During his six years with Cogeco Média, he proved himself highly skilled in marketing and acquiring new clients. Alexis is also very involved in his community; he has served on the executive of the Comité national des jeunes du Parti québécois and as an administrator with the Gatineau Table jeunesse. He is currently on the board of directors for the CIBL. In 2017, he was awarded the Cogeco Média Mention d’excellence for proudly upholding the company's values: Leadership-Creativity-Passion-Diligence-Respect.
Me Marianne Routhier-Caron holds a Bachelor's degree in law and will soon complete a Masters in labour law at the Université du Québec à Montréal. She has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2014. Before joining the team at Novum, Me Routhier-Caron practiced in firms that worked in the areas of collective and individual labour relations as well as occupational health and safety. She has been called upon to litigate on numerous occasions before administrative tribunals and also before superior courts including the Quebec Court of Appeal. In addition, Routhier-Caron has built a practice in university administrative law. She is interested in representing individuals and vulnerable groups and currently sits as administrator on the board of directors for the Réseau d’entraide de Verdun.
Alice Alex Dufour joined the Novum team in the fall of 2019 as an associate. Anticipation, efficiency, dedication, discretion, multitasking, organisation and professionalism are her watchwords at work.
She works in close collaboration with Me Julien D. Pelletier and Me Marianne Routhier-Caron. Apart from her position as a paralegal and administrator, she is responsible for managing accounts payable and consequently ensures direct links with them. She also coordinates requests for legal consultation between clients and firm partners.
With a Bachelor's degree (2007) and a Master's degree (2010) in law from l'Université Laval, Yves Tanguay pursued doctoral studies in law for eight years at l’Université Laval and at l’Université Paris-2 Panthéon-Assas. From 2013 to 2017, he taught constitutional law at the Laval Faculty of Law.
Tanguay was recruited by the team at Novum Légal in 2019, while completing his professional training at l'École du Barreau. He started articling in our office at the beginning of 2020. He has also written various books and publications on constitutional law, notably for JurisClasseur Québec, l’Association québécoise de droit constitutionnel, the UBC Law Review, les Presses de l’Université Laval and McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Emmanuel Bergé completed a BA in Management of SMEs (small and medium enterprises) at L’institut administratif et économique (IAE) in Poitiers, France.
He was manager of key accounts at Randstad for 10 years and went on to work as development manager at la Fédération Française du Bâtiment for 13 years. Thanks to this experience and his resourcefulness, organisational abilities and listening skills, Emmanuel is highly qualified in marketing and commerce.
Always ready to meet professional and personal challenges (Family tour of Europe in 2015-2016).
His taste for challenge and travel brought him to Montreal in 2018 and he joined the Novum Legal team in May, 2020.
He is proud to be contributing to Novum Legal's development and to share its values of integrity, justice and leadership.
Olivier Aldama handles a wide variety of files that include criminal law, human rights, labour and administrative law, family law, immigration law, housing law as well as access to health and social services.(Court of Québec, Régie du logement, Municipal Court, Tribunal administratif du Québec, CNESST, CDPDJ, etc.).
In 2019, he was employed as research and liaison officer with the Special commission on the Rights of the Child and Youth Protection. From 2018 to 2020, he served as legal director at the Clinique Juridique du Mile-End.
Olivier sits on the board of directors of various community organizations as administrator, treasurer and secretary. Through his many commitments, he has acquired an understanding of the legal profession's practical side while identifying the issues connected to access to justice, social entrepreneurship and support for vulnerable families.
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