André Morrissette and Odette Nadon become Lawyers Emeritus

November 22nd, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017 - BCF is proud to announce that partners André Morrissette and Odette Nadon have been awarded the prestigious distinction of Lawyer Emeritus by the Barreau du Québec.

“I am very honoured to have received this distinction from the Barreau du Québec, which I proudly and humbly accept. I, more than anyone, know that my colleagues deserve part of the recognition and I thank them for their invaluable support which inspires me every day”, stated André Morrissette, who is also Chairman of the BCF Board of Directors.

“Being named an Ad. E. is a major recognition from the legal community and I view it as the pinnacle of my law career that began on November 15, 1978, and continues happily to this day with BCF. I would like to thank all those who supported my nomination”, commented Odette Nadon.

Outstanding contribution to the profession

For the past 10 years, the Barreau du Québec has been awarding the honorary distinction Lawyer Emeritus annually to deserving members. [TRANSLATION] “This honour is intended to recognize their outstanding contribution to the profession and their exceptional careers. All together, the recipients have enhanced the image of, or helped develop, the profession”, noted the Barreau in a press release issued on August 3, 2017.

“This honour is richly deserved and recognizes the remarkable contribution of these two exemplary lawyers to the advancement of our profession. We are extremely proud to be able to rely on their talent, which is an enormous boon to our firm”, stated Mario Charpentier, BCF Managing Partner.

The title Advocatus Emeritus were officially bestowed on November 21 in Montréal.

The appointments bring the number of Lawyers Emeritus on the BCF team to six. The other recipients are Pierre Delisle (2009), Michel Décary (2009), Guy Tremblay (2011) and Antoine Leduc (2015).