Title : Lawyer, Partner Year of call : 1998

Expertise : personal and family law | real estate law | litigation

Hotline : 873 379-2042

Me Sandra Ethier has been practicing law since 1998, mainly in all types of civil law litigations such as construction law, succession law, labor law, civil liability, and latent defects.

Me Ethier began her career in an Abitibi law firm before opening her own practice. She then became partner at the Cain Lamarre office in Rouyn-Noranda. With her unique methodology and her sharp case management skills, she is able to find the best customized solution.

Me Ethier uses all dispute resolution methods including settlement conferences, negotiation, and representation before the courts. She has developed an expertise allowing her to clearly determine the needs of her clients and to respond quickly and efficiently. Rigorous, honest and, above all, dedicated, Me Ethier adopts and suggests pragmatic solutions.

In addition, Me Ethier followed the prestigious training by the Quebec Bar to be accredited as a lawyer who handles investigations in the workplace. With her substantive experience of more than 25 years in litigations of all kinds and in conflict resolution, she can professionally, kindly, independently, and without judgement, carry out administrative investigations into psychological or sexual harassment complaints in the workplace.

Her organizational skills and professionalism are highly appreciated by her clients. She is respected by clients, colleagues, and judges.

Very involved in her community, Me Ethier has sat on various boards of directors such as the Maison de la famille and the Corporation des Fêtes pour tout le monde. She has also been vice-president of the board of directors of the Maison l'Envol de Rouyn-Noranda for more than 10 years.

From 2008 to 2022, Me Ethier was corresponding syndic for the Quebec Bar in Abitibi-Témiscamingue. She was also Bâtonniere of the Abitibi-Témiscamingue bar from 2020 to 2022.

Me Ethier is passionate about her profession. When she is not practicing or discussing law, she enjoys golfing, reading, and nature.

Assistant: Annie Lévesque


  • Personal and family law (fundamental rights and freedoms, mandate in case of incapacity, protection plans, estates, wills)
  • Real estate law (construction law, condominium law, leasing law, sales and acquisitions)
  • Litigation (insurance, remedies of all types, civil liability, estates)


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Ottawa (1997)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre, Rouyn-Noranda (2019 to present)
  • Larouche. Ethier Avocats (2005 to 2019)
  • Gagné & Associés (1997 to 2005)