Lise-AnneDesjardins

Lawyer

At Monette Barakett since

1981

Admission to the bar

1981

Academic training

LL.L, Université de Montréal, 1980

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, UQAM, 1977

Lise-Anne likes to think of herself an adopted daughter of her beloved Magdalen Islands. She has a solid reputation among employers and those who work alongside her, whether they be clients or colleagues.

Lise-Anne joined Monette Barakett in 1981 and became a partner in 1989. She has consistently been very involved with the firm and served as an executive committee member for five years.

Lise-Anne’s practice focuses primarily on labour law and work attendance management within the field of occupational health and safety. She specializes in matters with medico-legal implications and is sought after for her expertise in relation to accommodation obligations and psychological harassment complaints.

Lise-Anne acts as a consultant for litigious cases and appears regularly before administrative tribunals (such as Québec’s administrative labour tribunal) and grievance arbitrators. She represents employers from both the public and the private sectors.

Lise-Anne is a member of the organization Les Ailes de l’Espérance and helps it fundraise for its safe drinking water initiatives in Peru.

Throughout her career, Lise-Anne has offered many training sessions and lectures on current law topics, primarily related to occupational health and safety and work attendance management.

Lise-Anne was included in the 2020, 2021 and 2022 edition of The Best LawyersTMin Canada in the field of Workers’ Compensation Law.