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Desrosiers Joncas Nouraie Massicotte


                                          Criminal and penal law

Lucie Joncas


Phone: 514-397-9284

Fax: 514-397-9922




Me Lucie Joncas has worked in private practice for 25 years in the areas of criminal, penal and health law. She has appeared before all judicial authorities in Quebec and Ontario as well as before the Supreme Court of Canada. She has also acquired significant experience in jury trials, complex and long cases.


Me Joncas represents individuals, companies and associations in connection with criminal or penal proceedings of all kinds. In 2017, she served as chief prosecutor at the Commission on the Protection of Journalistic Sources. She had previously been appointed ad hoc prosecutor at the dpcp as part of an independent investigation.


In the past, she served as president of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies and was president of the Quebec Association of Defense Lawyers (AQAAD). She has served on the Canadian Council of Defense Lawyers since 2005 and has been involved in several committees of the Quebec Bar including the Justice and Mental Health Committee and the Criminal Law Committee.


She has participated in the mentoring program of the Bar of Montreal for more than ten years, being paired with young lawyers working in criminal law.

Me Joncas has given several conferences in Canada and abroad in the field of mental health and criminal law. She also taught at the École du Barreau du Québec in Montreal for more than 10 years.






Excellence Award 2017 - AQAAD

  • ​Awarded for the advancement of law​

2011 Recognition Award – Quebec Association of Defense Lawyers


  • Awarded for excellence and performance in the professional career path











Member of AQAAD

Member of the Criminal Lawyers Association (Ontario)


Canadian Council of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Advisor, 2000 and 2005 to 2017

Quebec Bar:

  • Criminal Law Committee, 2005-2017

  • Mental Health and Justice Committee,      2006-2008

Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, Past President, 2011-2013 
President, 2007-2011, Vice-President, 2006,

Secretary of the national council 2003-2006, President of the social action committee 2003-2009

Elizabeth Fry Society of Quebec, Secretary of the Board of Directors 2002 -2011


Association Québécoise des Avocats et Avocates de la Défense (AQAAD), Past President, 2007-2009, President, 2005-2007, Vice-President, 1997 and 2004-2005, Secretary, 1998-1999, Advisor, 1995-1996 and 2003


Municipal Court of the City of Montreal, Delegate of the Quebec Bar to the Evaluation Committee of the PAJ-SM program (Justice-Mental Health Support Program), multidisciplinary intervention for offenders suffering from mental disorders, 2009-2017

Association of Defense Lawyers of Montreal (AADM), Advisor, 2000 to 2006

Haute-Yamaska Suicide Prevention Center Inc., President 1999-2000, Vice-President 1998-1999 and 2000-2001


Justice and mental health forum




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