Mr. Samuel Massicotte practices mainly in the fields of civil and commercial litigation, notably in matters relating to construction law and professional liability.
Mr. Massicotte serves as a litigator for owners and general contractors He also represents architects, engineers, chiropractors and brokers in matters relating to professional liability.
Over the years, he has developed an expertise in complex and long-term technical litigation, and he regularly intervenes before trial and appellate courts, as well as in disciplinary matters. He is currently managing two class action cases in defense, one on behalf of a mutual insurance company and the other for an educational institution.
He holds a Bachelor in civil law from Université Laval (Québec) and a Masters in European Law from the Université de Nantes (France). He was called to the Quebec Bar in 1998. Mr. Massicotte is a lecturer at Université Laval where he teaches “Professional Practice II”, a construction law course dedicated to master’s students in architecture. Since 2006, he also teaches at the École du Barreau du Québec and has been an instructor for the Ordre des architectes du Québec for more than ten years. He is also a guest speaker for various organizations and professional associations. Finally, he served as a Deputy Judge Advocate in the Canadian Forces for just over six years.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Musée naval de Québec’s Foundation and of the Foundation for Research and Education in Othopedics of Sherbrooke.