Mélanie Pelletier

Lawyer

Contact information

melanie.pelletier@montysylvestre.com
Direct line: 819 969-0723
Office: 819 566-4466, poste 570
Fax: 819 565-2891

Year of call

2002

Office

Sherbrooke

Training

  • Techniques juridiques (D.E.C.), CÉGEP François-Xavier-Garneau, 1997
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Université de Sherbrooke, 2000
  • Les techniques de plaidoirie, Intensive Seminar, August 2011
Areas of practice
  • Municipal, Environmental and Administrative Law
  • Construction Law

BIOGRAPHY

Ms. Mélanie Pelletier’s, lawyer, practice is mainly in municipal, environmental and administrative law with municipal organizations. Her interventions are related to the implementation of the Act respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information, the Act Respecting Land use Planning and Development, the preservation of agricultural land, implementation of environmental laws, municipal contracts, ethics and deontology and includes representation before courts and administrative tribunals. She offers conferences and legal workshops as well as training for elected and non-elected municipal organizations representatives.

Ms. Pelletier practices construction law and represents local or regional public administrations, educational institutions and private businesses in the construction trade. Ms. Pelletier reviews and interprets contracts and tenders. She represents her clients before the courts and all administrative tribunals in issues related to construction law.

Ms. Pelletier joined Monty Coulombe in 2007 and became an associate in 2014.

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  • Member of the Board, Gestion Multi-Loisirs.

TEACHING, LECTURES, TRAINING

  • Training for newly elected representatives, Union des municipalités du Québec, 2013-2014;
  • Lecturer, Devoirs et responsabilités des administrateurs d’une personne morale. Training conference, Monty Coulombe, June 2013;
  • Lecturer, Le régime d’appel d’offres dans une perspective éthique. Training conference, Monty Coulombe, June 2013;
  • Instructor, Priorités et hypothèques. École du Barreau du Québec, Winter 2012 and 2013;
  • Instructor, Act respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information. Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), February 2012 to present;
  • Instructor, Les nouvelles obligations du directeur général. Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), February 2012 to present;
  • Instructor, Rôles et responsabilités de l’élu municipal. Offered to newly elected representatives. Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM), 2008 to present;

  • Instructor, Développer le comportement éthique. Offered to elected representatives. Fédération québécoise des municipalités (FQM), June 2011 to present;
  • Lecturer, Responsabilités et rôles du directeur général, pas une question de taille de municipalité. Congrès de l’Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), May 2011;
  • Lecturer, Jusqu’où vont les pouvoirs du directeur général. Congrès de l’Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), May 2010;
  • Lecturer, Règles régissant le processus d’octroi des contrats, l’éthique et la déontologie dans le monde municipal. Colloque régional de l’Association des directeurs municipaux du Québec (ADMQ), September 2010;
  • Lecturer, Appels d’offres : Comment éviter les écueils – Théorie et pratique. Monty Coulombe to elected and non-elected municipal representatives, April 2009;
  • Instructor, Les hypothèques légales et le cautionnement. For members of l’Association de la construction du Québec (ACQ-Estrie).


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