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Montreal Attorneys

List of Attorneys for the Montréal Consular District

The Montréal Consular District consists principally of the Montréal, Laurentians and the Eastern Townships areas in the Province of Québec.


The U.S. Consulate General, Montréal, QC, Canada, assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following persons or firms. Names are not listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. Professional credentials and areas or expertise are provided directly by the lawyers.

General Information

As part of its French heritage, the Province of Québec has notaries (notaires, in French) who are distinct from lawyers and cannot appear in court, but who can handle certain legal matters such as deeds of sale, wills, mortgages, non-contentious estates, etc. A listing of notaries appears after the list of lawyers, followed by listings of collection agencies and genealogical investigators. All firms are competent in English and French (other languages are specified).

Bar Association Contact Information

The address of the Québec Bar (Barreau du Québec) is:

Maison du Barreau
445, blvd. St. Laurent
Montréal, Québec
H2Y 3T8

Tel: (514) 954-3400
Website (French only)

The address of the Montréal Bar (Barreau de Montréal) is:

Barreau de Montréal
1 Notre Dame Street East
Court House, Room 980
Montréal, Québec
H2Y 1B6

Tel (General): (514) 866-9392
Tel (Lawyer referral service): (514) 866-2490 Website

The address of the Chamber of Notaries of the Province of Québec is:

Chamber of Notaries
800 Place Victoria, Suite 700
Montréal, Québec
H4Z 1L8

Tel: (514) 879-1793
Fax: (514) 879-1923

More Information

Persons in need of legal assistance but without funds to retain counsel may apply to the Montréal Legal Aid Bureau at:

460 Saint-Gabriel
Montréal, Québec
H2Y 2Z9

Tel: (514) 842-2233 Fax: (514) 842-1970

Credit reports can usually be obtained through banks or through commercial reporting agencies such as Dun & Bradstreet of Canada, Limited. Registered mail may be sent through the Canadian postal service and return receipts obtained. International reply coupons should be used when it is necessary to prepay a reply.

Montréal Area Attorneys

Smart & Biggar: 1000 De La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 3300, Montréal, Québec, H3B 4W5. Tel: (514) 954.1500. Fax: (514) 954.1396. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: Intellectual Property; Technology Law.

Heenan Blaikie: 1250 René-Lévesque Blvd. West, Suite 2500, Montréal, QC, H3B 4Y1. Tel: (514) 846-1212. Fax: (514) 846-3427. Website.

  • Specialties: Corporate law; Estates and Inheritance; Real Estate Transaction; Tax Law; Trademark; Copyright and Patent Law; Franchising; Entertainment law; Mergers, Acquisitions and reorganizations; Commercial Litigation

Berger & Winston: 615 René-Lévesque West, Suite 400, Montréal, Québec, H3B 1P5. Tel: (514) 288-4177. Fax: (514) 876-1090. E-mail:

  • Specialties: Collections; corporate law; contracts; customs seizures; estates and inheritance; immigration and visa matters (Canadian and American); labor; negligence; marriage, divorce and custody; real estate transactions; trademark, copyright and patent law; Canadian and U.S. citizenship law; INS, immigration & bankruptcy law; criminal cases (no narcotics cases or legal aid cases)

Harry Blank Q.C.: 1255 University St., Suite 1416, Montréal, Québec, H3B 3X1. Tel: (514) 866-1125. Fax: (514) 866-6898. E-mail:

  • Specialties: Collections; corporate law; customs seizures; estates and inheritance; immigration law; marriage, divorce and child custody; real estate transactions.
  • Languages: Yiddish.

Brisset, Bishop: 2020 University, Suite 444, Montréal, Québec, H3A 2A5. Tel: (514) 393-3700. Fax: (514) 393-1211. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: Collections; insurance and commercial claims; maritime and bankruptcy law

Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP: 1 Place Ville Marie, suite 3900, Montréal, Québec, H3B 4M7. Tel: (514) 878-8800. Fax: (514) 866-2241. Website.

  • Specialties: Corporate law; estate and inheritance law; labor and negligence law; real estate transactions; tax law; trade disputes; trademark law; immigration law; bankruptcy; commercial litigation; banking and financial services; securities; environment; energy and resources law

Crystal, Hyman J.: 5457 Queen Mary Road, Montréal, Québec, H3X 1V4. Tel: (514) 284-1125. Fax: (514) 284-2413.

  • Specialties: Family law: Marriage, divorce and child custody

Franklin & Franklin: 4l4l Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 545, Montréal, Québec, H3Z lB8. Tel: (514) 935-3576. Fax: (514) 935-6862. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: Collections; trade disputes; marriage, divorce and child custody; and bankruptcy

Green, Glazer, Nadler, Danino: 276 St. Jacques St., Suite 305, Montréal, Québec, H2Y 1N3. Tel: (514) 845-1141. Fax: (514) 845-7737.

  • Specialties: Commercial law; real estate; bankruptcy; insolvency; family law; civil law; litigation; personal injury and adoption.
  • Languages: Hebrew and Italian.

Paul Skolnik: 55 St. Jacques St. W., Suite 202, Montréal, Québec, H2Y 1K9. Tel: (514) 842-6900. Fax: (514) 842-9542.

  • Specialties: Criminal cases, narcotics and extradition cases only. Will not accept narcotics or extradition cases on legal aid

Borden, Ladner Gervais: 1000 de la Gauchetiere St. W., Suite 900, Montréal, QC, H3B 5H4. Tel: (514) 879-1212. Fax: (514) 954-1905. Website.

  • Specialties: Air and aviation law; banking and bankruptcy law; collections; corporate law; common carriage; securities; estates and inheritance; insurance claims; environmental law; labor and negligence law; maritime law (St-Lawrence Seaway); real estate transactions; tax law; trade disputes; trademark law; property evaluation; municipal law; corporate and commercial litigation; non-resident representation
  • Languages: Spanish, Italian, German, Greek, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, and Portuguese

Seal & Seidman: 20l5 Drummond Street, Suite 1050, Montréal, Québec, H3G lW7. Tel: (514) 842-886l. Fax: (514) 288-1708.

  • Specialties: Collections; corporate law; bankruptcy law; estates and inheritance; insurance claims; labor and negligence law; marriage, divorce and child custody; real estate transactions; trade disputes; liquor law; divorce mediation; alternative dispute resolution
  • Languages: Italian

Shadley Battista: 1100 La Gauchetiere West, 10th floor, Montréal, Québec, H3B 2S2. Tel: (514) 866-4043. Fax: (514) 866-8719. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: Criminal cases (including narcotics and extradition) and professional disciplinary matters
  • Languages: Italian

Lavery, De Billy: 1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 4000, Montréal, Québec, H3B 4M4. Tel: (514) 871-1522. Fax: (514) 871-8977. Website.

  • Specialties: Criminal cases (white collar crime); and Hospital Litigation

Yanofsky, Gelber, Mancuso: 770 Sherbrooke St. W., Suite 1700, Montréal, QC, H3A 1G1. Tel: (514) 282-9l44. Fax: (514) 282-8870. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: Collections; corporate; estate and inheritance; insurance claims; insurance claims; labor and negligence law; real estate transactions; tax law; trade disputes; copyright and patent law; U.S. immigration and citizenship law; trademark law; marriage, divorce and child custody; and bankruptcy law

Yarosky, Daviault & Isaacs: 625 Boul. René-Lévesque W., Suite 1105, Montréal, QC, H3B 1R2. Tel: (514) 878-3505. Fax: (514) 861-3065. E-mail:

  • Specialties: Criminal cases (including white collar crime), narcotics and tax evasion; customs seizures; extradition cases
  • Languages: German

Martin, Camirand, Pelletier: 511 Place D'Armes, Suite 400, Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2W7. Tel: (514) 847-8989. Fax: (514) 847-8990. E-mail:

  • Specialties: Collections law; corporate law; estate and inheritance law; insurance claims; labor and negligence law; maritime law; tax law; trade disputes; copyright and patent law; U.S. citizenship law; trademark law; marriage, divorce and child custody law; customs seizures; civil law; commerce and litigation (American and Canadian)

Bernard Twyford Raymond: 1255 University, Suite 1008, Montréal, Québec, H3B 3W6. Tel: (524) 878-2828. Fax: (514) 878-2830. E-mail:

  • Specialties: International commercial law (joint ventures, transfer of technologies, licensing and distribution agreements, corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, maritime law, collection of receivables anywhere in the world

Waxman, Dorval, Lerner, Perron, Boucher: 407 McGill, Suite 300, Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2G3. Tel: (514) 285-l333. Fax: (514) 285-1777. E-mail:

  • Specialties: Criminal cases (accepts legal aid & narcotics cases); customs seizures and extradition cases.

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg: 1501 McGill College Avenue, 26th floor, Montréal, Québec, H3A 3N9. Tel: (514) 841-6400. Fax: (514) 841-6499. Website.

  • Specialties: General corporate and commercial practice including: administrative, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, banking, bankruptcy and insolvency, biotechnology, combines and antitrust, communications, corporate finance, corporate/commercial, competition, corporate and personal taxation, employment, environmental, estates and estate planning, franchising, information technology, intellectual property, international, labor and employment law, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, pension, joint ventures, privatizations, project finance, real estate, trial and appellate advocacy in all courts, securities, secured transactions
  • Languages: English, French and Italian

LaPointe Rosenstein: 1250 René-Levesque Blvd. West, Suite 1400, Montréal, Québec, H3B 5E9. Tel: (514) 925-6300. Fax: (514) 925-9001. Website.

  • Specialties: Corporate Finance and Securities, Venture Capital, Life Sciences, Licensing and Technology, Energy, Franchising, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxation and Estate Planning, Intellectual Property, International Trade Law, Labor Law, Civil and Commercial Litigation (Insolvency, Shareholders' Disputes), Property Leasing, Real Estate

De Grandpré Chait: 1000 de La Gauchetiere Street West, Suite 2900, Montréal, Québec, H3B 4W5. Tel: (514) 878-4311. Fax: (514) 878-4333. Website.

  • Specialties: Administrative Law; Banking Law; Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Business Law; Constitutional Law; Construction Law; Corporate and Commercial Law; Environmental Law; Finance; Insurance; Intellectual Property; International Law; Investments; Labor and Employment Law; Litigation; Mergers and Acquisitions; Municipal Law and Taxation; Occupational Safety and Health; Product Liability; Professional and Civil Liability; Real Estate Law and Financing; Securities; Taxation; Technology and Science; Trust and Estates; Zoning, Planning and Land Use

Lette & Associates: 615 René-Lévesque Blvd. West, Suite 1010, Montréal, Québec, H3B 1P9. Tel: (514) 871-3838 or (514) 849-1055. Fax: (514) 876-4217. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: International and General Practice, Collections, Corporate and Commercial Law, Contracts, Franchising, Licensing, Transfer of Technology, Cross-Border Business Transactions, Distribution & Agency Agreements, Strategic Alliances, Foreign Investment, Trademarks and Intellectual Property Rights, Banking & Finance Law, Trade Disputes, Real-Estate Transactions, Estates and Inheritance, Immigration and Visa Matters, Litigation

John Saywell: 190 Valois, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, J7V 1T4. Tel: (450) 455-1386. Fax: (450) 455-6864. E-mail:

  • Specialties: Licensed in New York and Québec: Common Law; Civil Law; Master Regional Planning and Development; U.S. and Canadian cross-border business law

E. Leslie Groszman: 5611 Castlewood Avenue, Cote St. Luc, Qu&eacutebec, H4W 1V1. Tel: (514) 341-5353. Fax: (514) 482-1677. E-mail:

  • Specialties: Commercial litigation (including injunctions, wrongful dismissal, unfair competition, shareholder and partnership disputes, and other commercial claims)

Osler, Hoskin, Harcourt L.L.P.: 1000 de la Gauchtière St. W., Suite 2100, Montréal, Québec, H3B 4W5. Tel: (514) 904-8100. Fax: (514) 904-8101. Website.

  • Specialties: Osler's core strengths in business law, taxation and litigation provide national and international clients with the comprehensive expertise required to navigate today's complex business environment. Their Specialty Practices offer in-depth legal intelligence and practical advice in a variety of select disciplines and industries.

Charness, Charness & Charness: 440 René-Lévesque Blvd. W., Suite 1100, Montréal, Québec, H2Z 1V7. Tel: (514) 878-1808. Fax: (514) 878-1149. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: International Commercial Law, Motor Vehicle Law, Family Law, Estates, Criminal Law etc.

Stikeman Elliott LLP: 1155 René-Lévesque West, 40th floor, Montréal, Québec, H3B 3V2. Tel: (514) 397-3000. Fax: (514) 397-3222. Website.

  • Specialities: Corporate, Commercial, Banking, Corporate Finance, Taxation, Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions and related fields, Litigation, Energy, Environmental, Biotechnology, Intellectual Property, Employment & Labour, International Trade, Securities

Ogilvy Renault: l98l McGill College Ave., Suite 1100, Montréal, Québec, H3A 3Cl. Tel: (514) 847-4747. Fax: (514) 286-5474. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: Banking and Financial products, Business Immigration and International Mobility, Competition/antitrust, Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure, Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Finance and Securities, Environmental, Information Technology, E-business and Communications, Insolvency and Restructuring, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Labor and Employment Law, Life Sciences, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Mergers and Acquisitions, Patent and Trade-mark Agency Services, Real Estate, Tax, Transportation

Fasken Martineau: The Stock Exchange Tower, P.O. Box 242, 34th floor, 800 Victoria Square, Montréal, Québec, H4Z 1E9. Tel: (514) 397-7400. Fax: (514) 397-7600. E-mail: Website.

  • Specialties: Business law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Labor, Employment and Human Rights and Intellectual Property

Brouilette Charpentier Fortin: 1100 René-Lévesque Blvd. West, 25th Floor, Montréal, Québec, H3B 5C9. Tel: (514) 397-8500. Fax: (514) 397-8515. Website.

  • Specialties: Business law, including tax law, estate planning, corporate law, start-up companies, venture capital financing, university spin-offs, cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, technology transfers, transfer of family businesses, corporate finance, employee incentive plans, science and technology, Québec business investment corporations, intellectual property and litigation, trademarks, mergers & acquisitions, competition law, venture capital financing, banking law, immigrant-investor financing, restructuring and insolvency, commercial litigation, international law, security

Attorneys in Sherbrooke

Delorme Lebel Bureau: 2325 King St. West, #100, Sherbrooke, Québec, J1J 2G6. Tel: (819) 566-6222. Fax: (819) 566-4221. E-mail:

  • Specialties: Corporate law; civil law; estates and inheritance; insurance claims; labor; employment and negligence law; real estate transactions; tax law; trade disputes.

Collection Agencies

Financial Collection Agency: 9697 Boul. Saint-Laurent, Montréal, Québec, H3L 2N1. Tel: (514) 385-4444. Fax: (514) 385-2399.

Genealogical Investigations

Societe Genealogique Canadienne-Francaise: 3440 Davidson, Montréal, Québec, H1W 2Z5. Tel: (514) 729-8366. E-mail: Website.

American-Canadian Genealogical Society: P.O. Box 668, Manchester, N.H. 03l08-6478, USA. E-mail: Website.

Notaries in Montréal

Robinson & Abrams: 1117 St. Catherine St. W., Suite 704, Montréal, Québec, H3B 1H9. Tel: (514) 842-2626. Fax: 842-2788. E-mail:

Goldman, Norman P.: 5567 Alpine, Cote St. Luc, Québec, H4V 2X4. Tel: (514) 487-48l0. Fax: (514) 487-0355.

  • Specialties: Real estate transactions; estate and succession; mandates and powers of attorney; elder law; matrimonial & division of property

Diane Beauchamp, Notary and Title Attorney: 1819 Boul. René-Lévesque, Suite 404-B, Montréal, Québec, H3H 2P5. Tel: (514) 861-2792. Fax: (514) 861-2795.

  • Specialties: Estates and inheritance; real estate transactions; marriage contracts; powers of attorney and mandates

Altro & Associates: 630 Sherbrooke Street West, 12th Floor, Montréal, Québec, H3A 1E4. Tel: (514) 940-8000. Fax: (514) 940-8001. Website. Florida Offices:Presidential Circle, 4000 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 350, North Tower, Hollywood, Florida, USA, 33021. Tel: 1 (800) 370-4860. Fax: (954) 966-6259. 1000 Tamiami Trail, Suite 201, Naples, Florida, USA, 34102. Tel: 1 (800) 370-4860. 5824 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Sarasota, Florida, USA, 34240; Tel: 1 (800) 370-4860. Arizona Office: 3336 N. 32nd Street, Suite 106, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 85018-6241. Tel: 1 (800) 370-4860.

  • Specialties:
    • Quebec Notary: Estates and inheritance; real estate transactions; marriage contracts; powers of attorney and mandates; and probate.
    • Florida Attorney: Estates and inheritance; real estate transactions; marriage contracts; powers of attorney and mandates; probate; personal injuries and U.S. immigration.