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Laurence
Chabot

Summer Student

Québec City

Contact by email at [email protected]

71766

Law School

Université Laval

Laurence is in the process of completing her LL.B. from Laval University, which she will obtain in December 2021 before beginning her professional training in 2022. Her academic achievements have earned her various honours, including an admission scholarship to the Faculty of Law at Laval University and two academic awards from USports.

Laurence has played for the Rouge & Or’s rugby team, at Laval, since 2018. Passionate about sports, she played for the Élans du Cégep Garneau for two years, before being recruited on the university circuit. The team won its first national title in the fall of 2019, Laurence’s contribution to the team earning her a scholarship.

To add a practical aspect to her formation, Laurence worked as a law student within an insurance company for a period of two years. She also had the opportunity to realize and internship with a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, and she volunteered at Laval’s University Office of Legal Information, experiences that allowed her to perfect her legal knowledge and develop her research, argumentation, and synthesis skills. Laurence has also participated in extracurricular competitions. Her ability to work with others and her legal reflexes have earned her, along with her team, first position of the civil liability case at the Enjeux du droit competition and the award of the best respondent brief in the Dean’s Cup, an advocacy competition.

Finally, aware of the challenges of access to justice and sensitive to inequalities, Laurence completed two humanitarian internships in the Kenscoff region of Haiti and became involved in the executive committee of Avocats sans frontières, Laval University section, as vice president of events.