Émilie Jutras

Émilie Jutras  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Émilie Jutras specialises in health-related matters involving civil and professional liability. In particular, Émilie is often called upon to act in disputes involving medical and hospital liability, consent to care and confinement in health care institutions, and the interpretation of legislation applying to health care and social service institutions.

Émilie speaks English, French and Spanish fluently.

Representative Work

  • Émilie handles litigation, particularly civil and professional liability suits and acts for health care institutions in hospital liability actions.
  • For ten months in 2009-2010, she served as a Fellow with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organisation of American States (IACHR, OAS), in Washington, D.C.
  • She clerked with the Honourable Justice André Rochon of the Québec Court of Appeal in 2008-2009.
  • She acted as an Assistant Editor-in-Chief of the Revue québécoise de droit international (RQDI) from 2006 to 2009.
  • She acted in a number of functions for the Department of Legal Sciences at the Université du Québec à Montréal, including as project manager for the International and Comparative Consumer Law Research Group (GREDICC), and as Research Assistant to Professors Hugo Cyr and Vincent Karim from 2007 to 2009.

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-Author, "Recours collectifs récents en droit de la santé : revue et analyse," in La responsabilité médicale (Cowansville,Qc, Yvon Blais) 2012.
  • Co-Author, "Expert sous surveillance," Santé inc. (September-October 2012).
  • Co-Author, "Regard sur les récents enseignements de nos tribunaux en droit de la santé," a two-part article in Santé inc., September-October 2013 and January-February 2014.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Émilie was awarded the Brian Tittemore Scholarship for a 10-month fellowship with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organisation of American States (IACHR, OAS), in Washington, D.C., in 2009.
  • She was a member of the winning team in the Charles-Rousseau Public International Law Moot Competition in 2007.
  • She also twice (2007 and 2008) won the Scholarship of Excellence in the Faculty of Political Science and Law of the Université du Québec à Montréal.