Our Team


Anne Levesque

Christiane Saad
Assistant Director and Chief, Pedagogy

For complete bios, please visit the French version of this page.

Advisory Committee

To help orient its vision and actions, the LPP consults an Advisory Committee comprised of engaged and dynamic judges, lawyers, and professors. Members of the Advisory Committee stand out through their professional development, expertise in their respective fields, and excellent reputations within the Franco-Ontarian legal community.


Professor Louise Bélanger-Hardy
French Common Law Program at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law

Mr. Ronald Caza
Partner at CazaSaikaley LLP

Justice Célynne Dorval
Judge at the Ontario Court of Justice

Ms. Laurie Joe
Lawyer at the West End Legal Services community legal clinic

Ms. Amélie Lavictoire
Legal counsel at the Supreme Court of Canada

Ms. Andrée-Anne Martel

Acting Director of the Association of French Speaking Jurists of Ontario (AJEFO)

Professor Peter Oliver
Vice-Dean of the French Common Law Program at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law

Ms. Brigitte Pilon
Lawyer at Stewarts and Associates, lecturer at the French Common Law Program and LPP instructor

Members representing Northern Ontario:

Mr. Louis Filion
Partner at Filion and Associates

Ms. Josée Forest-Niesing
Lawyer, member of the University of Ottawa’s Common Law Honour Society

Our instructors


 Ms. Julie Audet
Founder of Family Law in a Box
Family Law Module Instructor



 Mr. Stéphane Bond
McBride, Bond, Christian LLP
Establishing and Managing a Firm Module Instructor



 Mr. Rodrigue Escayola 
Gowlings LLP
Wills and Estates Law Module Instructor



Ms. Marie-Josée Lafleur 
Lafleur & Associates SRL
Criminal Law Module Instructor



Ms. Brigitte Pilon
Stewarts & Associates LLP
Real Estate Law Module Instructor



 Maître Marc Sauvé 
CazaSaikaley SRL
Civil Litigation Module Instructor

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