Jean Sylvestre

Honorary notary

Contact information
Direct line: 819 969-0727
Office: 819 566-4466, poste 600
Fax: 819 565-2891

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Office: 819 566-4466, poste 403

Fax: 819 565-2891

Member of la Chambre des notaires du Québec





  • Licentiate in Laws (LL.L.), Université Laval, 1963
  • Commission de notaire, Université de Montréal, 1964
Areas of practice
  • Real Estate Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Law
  • Succession Law
  • Will and Mandate


Mr. Jean Sylvestre is from a family of notaries. His grandfather, his father and his uncle practiced in Sherbrooke and created the Sylvestre legal office. Jean continued in their wake. After a long and successful career of more than 50 years as a notary, Mr. Sylvestre acts now as an honorary notary in the firm.

During his career, Mr. Sylvestre was the recipient of the Prix Pierre-Duquet and of the Médaille d’honneur du Notariat de la Chambre des notaires du Québec.

His notarial practice was mainly oriented towards personal law: wills, homologation, tutorship, curatorship and liquidation of successions.


  • Contributor to organisations such as Caritas Sherbrooke;
  • Member of the Board, Séminaire de Sherbrooke;
  • Member, l’Association des Anciens du Séminaire de Sherbrooke;
  • Member, l’Institut Val du Lac;
  • President, Conseil régional de bien-être de Sherbrooke;
  • Active participation in le Fonds pour le bénéfice des personnes incarcérées de Sherbrooke, la Fondation Bertrand-Fabi and contributor, Dira Estrie;

  • Founder of chorale Sainte-Élisabeth;
  • President, Festival du Lac Massawippi, since1995;
  • Member, faculty council of Faculté de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke;
  • Involved in la Chambre des notaires du Québec;
  • Involved in Commission des examens;
  • Participation in television advertising for la Chambre des notaires du Québec;
  • Member, Comité de discipline de la Chambre des notaires du Québec.


  • Lecturer, Faculté de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke for many years;
  • Numerous participations in Justice pour tous, a television show about justice;

  • Invited lecturer at L’école de travail social de l’Université de Sherbrooke;
  • Lecturer on the maltreatance of elderly people.


  • Co-author with Me Camille Charron of a table of the law on the powers of spouses.

  • Participation in the Commission de rédaction des formulaires, for the new Code civil du Québec, in collaboration with la Chambre des notaires du Québec, 1994.


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Sherbrooke (Quebec) J1H 6E9

Phone:819 566-4466

Fax:819 565-2891

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