Title : Lawyer, Partner Year of call : 1990

Expertise : litigation | professional law | mediation and arbitration

Hotline: 514 787-3482

Litigation lawyer Denis Cloutier, a partner and member of the Board of Directors in the firm, has been practicing for 27 years. He has argued numerous complex cases before the courts in a broad spectrum of areas, including all aspects of civil liability, litigation between shareholders, and the resolution of bitter disputes in every sector of society. He specializes in urgent matters such as injunctions, earning the nickname “Mr. Emergency” around the office. His renowned expertise in trial advocacy and evidence and procedure before the courts made him a natural choice as a lecturer in evidence and procedure at the Québec Bar and at Université de Montréal, where he has taught trial advocacy and moot court.

Assistant: Jessica Mattioli


  • Litigation (commercial litigation, remedies of all types, extraordinary remedies, civil liability)
  • Professional law
  • Mediation and arbitration

Other titles

  • Member, Cain Lamarre board of directors


  • LL.B., University of Ottawa (1989)
  • B.A. in Political Science, Université Laval (1993)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre, Montreal (1999 to present)
  • O’Brien Avocats, Quebec City

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Various lectures on medical law to general practitioners and medical specialists
  • Lecturer, moot court, Université de Montréal
  • Lecturer, evidence and procedures, Montreal Bar School

Associations, committees, boards

  • Member, Board of Directors, Colonie Sainte-Jeanne d’Arc Foundation


  • Member, University of Ottawa team, Pierre-Basile-Mignault competition
  • Member, Confrérerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin