Janie-PierJoyal-Villiard

Lawyer

At Monette Barakett since

2011

Admission to the bar

2011

Academic training

L.L.B. Université de Montréal, 2010

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Relations, Université de Montréal, 2007

Dynamic, inquisitive and a peerless organizer, Janie-Pier is the first to volunteer for social activities and opportunities to network. She is readily available to help and advise others and is driven by teamwork. Her legendary calmness allows her to keep the reins on contentious cases. Janie-Pier became a lawyer at the firm in 2011 after completing her bar internship at another Montréal-based firm. Prior to completing her law degree, she had already earned herself a bachelor’s degree in industrial relations.

Janie-Pier’s educational background in industrial relations naturally led her to labour law and occupational health law. Offering consulting services to employers in the daily management of their legal affairs constitutes an important part of her practice, from revising policy and drafting employee manuals to developing management strategy. Janie-Pier also advises employers in relation to managing employment injuries and labour relations. She is called upon to revise and draft employment contracts. She also assists clients with their litigious and non-litigious cases relating to administrative and disciplinary matters.

Janie-Pier regularly pleads employment injury cases before Québec’s administrative labour tribunal as well as before grievance arbitrators, namely in relation to disciplinary matters.

Janie-Pier offers legal outsourcing services and has often worked within her clients’ organizations to assist them in their day-to-day management. Her wealth of experience allows her to understand the realities faced by her clients and to offer them increasingly customized solutions. She regularly gives talks on various topics to give her clients the tools they need to manage their legal affairs. On the strength of these experiences, it was able to better understand the reality of its customers and offer them even more personalized solutions.

She regularly gives conferences on various subjects in order to better equip her clients in the management of their files.

Janie-Pier served on the board of a youth centre located in Montréal’s east end. She also served as her condo’s board president for many years, committed to ensuring efficient financial management and fostering harmonious cohabitation between the owners.