Élisabeth Pinard is the partner who coordinates the firm's Family law, personal law, and estate law group. She acts primarily as litigator in complex divorce cases as well as in private international law, inheritance disputes, and elder law. She is also a certified mediator.
Ms. Pinard also acts as counsel to accounting and valuation firms on the legal impact of marital breakdown in matters of succession, business transfers, protective trusts, and the valuation of private corporations.
Ms. Pinard taught for a few years in the Mandatory continuing education program of the Barreau du Québec and in the law faculty of Université Laval. She is also asked to speak by various organizations, including the National Judicial Institute, the Mandatory continuing education program of the Barreau du Québec, the Chambre des notaires du Québec, and the Canadian Bar Association.
Ms. Pinard has written numerous articles on family law, estate planning and liquidation, and protective supervision. She co-wrote Législation sur le patrimoine familial annotée (4th edition, Carswell Publications, October 2003) and Procédures en matière familiale (Éditions Yvon Blais, 2001).