Title : Lawyer Year of call : 2020

Expertise : personal and family law

With a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and International Development from McGill University, Me Alix Génier then turned to law and obtained her Civil Law and Common Law degrees from the same university. Her practice in youth protection within Inuit communities reflects the perfect combination of her various fields of interest, as the complexity of human realities fascinates her. Her passion for helping others has guided her diverse academic and professional career.

Valued for her listening ability and empathy, Me Génier meets the needs of her clients and represents them well. She is also known for her curiosity and interest in finding creative solutions to resolve issues. Me Génier’s personality is cut out for a unique northern practice.

Me Génier has consistently been active in her community, with a particular focus on the younger generation who will shape the future. This is why Me Génier is deeply involved in youth protection efforts as part of the Northern team. An avid hiker, in her spare time, Me Génier is interested in local agriculture, food preservation and fermentation.

Hotline: 873 381-2062

Assistants: Stéphanie Lemieux-LafrenièreVéronique BrassardJulie Mc Dermott and Nancy Paradis


  • Personal and family law (youth protection)


  • LL.B., Université McGill (2019) 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and International Development Studies, Université McGill (2019) 

Professional experience

  • Jurist, Centre de justice de proximité du Grand Montréal, Montreal (2021) 
  • Analyst, Collectif Récolte, Montreal (2020-2021) 
  • Articling student, Legal Aid Office - Joliette, Joliette (2020) 
  • Coordinator for Human Rights Interships, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, Université McGill, Montreal (2018-2019) 
  • Teaching Assistant, Université McGill, Montreal (2017-2019) 

Associations, committees, boards

  • Member of the board of directors, Vigilance OGM (2020-2021) 
  • Member of the board of directors, Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy (2019-2021) 
  • Member of the board of directors, Union Paysanne (2019-2021)