Catherine Bleau

Executive Director

A director with over 15 years of experience in the legal industry, Catherine’s duties and responsibilities include managing the firm’s operations, human resources, finances, marketing and information technology portfolios. Catherine is well-aware of industry trends and knows how to maximize the output and efficiency of every member of the team. She has strong business development skills is passionate about strategic planning, training, communication and recruitment, all while overseeing operations and implementing strategic initiations at every level.

Catherine’s ability to carry out her functions within the organization are strengthened by the legal work experience she gained in a top-tier firm. She also held the positions of Director of Professional Resources at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, and of Director of the Career Development Office at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.

Memberships

AFFQ – Association of Quebec Women in Finance

ALA – Association of Legal Administrators

AQAJ – Association québécoise des administrateurs juridiques

NALP – Association of Legal Career Professionals (2005-2011)

Action Refugees Montreal

ACNU – Association Canadienne des Nations Unies (Board Member, 2005-2012)

Education

B.C.L./LL.B. – McGill University, Faculty of Law

Including credits from the University of New South Wales, Australia

Minor in Hispanic Studies

Barreau du Québec