Joël Fortin

Articling Student


Joël is an Articling Student in BLG’s Ottawa office for the 2023 – 2024 term. His focus is on disputes and corporate law.

Joël graduated from the University of Ottawa's Programme de droit canadien (J.D. / LL.L.) and is fluent in both English and French.

Prior to joining BLG, he worked for the Office of the Correctional Investigator as an Early Resolution Officer and a Use of Force Analyst. He also prides himself in working for his family’s construction business in Hearst, Ontario.


  • J.D. (cum laude), University of Ottawa, 2023
  • LL.L. (cum laude), University of Ottawa, 2023
  • BSocSc (magna cum laude), University of Ottawa, 2020