Isabelle Simard

Articling Student

Montréal
[email protected]
514.954.2555 x27731

Isabelle first joined BLG through COOP internships in 2018 and 2019. As an articling student, she assists lawyers within the Disputes Group, and has a particular interest for Aboriginal law as well as Construction law.

Upon completing her joint LL.B/MBA program at the Université de Sherbooke, she clerked for the Honourable Justice Denis Gascon at the Federal Court in 2020-2021, which enabled her to acquire extensive research and drafting skills.

During her studies, Isabelle was actively involved in various activities. She was elected Vice President of her student association. She also participated in the creation of the Indigenous Law Committee at the Faculty of Law of Université de Sherbrooke.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Law Clerk to the Honourable Justice Denis Gascon, Federal Court, 2020-2021
  • Research Assistant for Pr Maxime St-Hilaire, Universté de Sherbrooke, 2020
  • Judicial Intern, Youth Division of the Court of Québec, 2018

Community Involvement

  • Member, Federal Court Aboriginal Law Bar Liaison Committee
  • Coordinator of the Indigenous Law Committee, Université de Sherbrooke, 2018-2019
  • Vice President, Association générale étudiante de droit de l'Université de Sherbrooke (AGED), 2017-2018

Awards & Recognitions

  • Law Faculty Dean’s List, Université de Sherbrooke, 2016-2020

  • Ll.B., Université de Sherbrooke, 2020
  • MBA, Université de Sherbrooke, 2020
  • Indigenous Summer Course (Indigenous Law Research, Method and Practice & Indigenous Legal Orders and Ecological Governance), University of Victoria, 2022