Ms. Maud Rivard practices mainly in the fields of insurance law, civil liability and professional liability.
Ms. Rivard regularly represents clients before the various judicial authorities and in the dispute resolution process. She also renders opinions on insurance coverage. Known for her pragmatic approach to cases, she is able to keep the costs down and bring a case to a speedy trial or settlement, as the case may be.
From the start of her law career, Ms. Rivard has played an active role in complex multi-party cases involving vast quantities of documents in construction law, professional liability and civil liability matters. Consequently, she has developed reflexes and abilities that are conducive to efficient case management and the rapid development of a strategy aimed at limiting the costs, wherever possible.
Ms. Rivard also practises administrative law and most notably has had the opportunity to advise and represent organizations in judicial review cases before the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal.
Ms. Rivard teaches the moot court class at Laval University, where the students must draft and plead a factum in a simulated appeal case.
Me Rivard has been recognized by the prestigious Legal Lexpert Directory for her expertise and skills in professional liability.
She is the author of several legal articles and publications and is a regular speaker at conferences. She is the author of the Jurisclasseur on general provisions in damage insurance and examinations on discovery.