Jean-François joins OJEN with a background in law. Jean-François is a graduate of the National Program of the University of Ottawa and has obtained a licence in both Civil and Common Law.
Prior to his undergraduate studies, he earned a Paralegal Techniques diploma from Bart’s College, in Quebec City, after which he worked as a paralegal in a large law firm. Jean-François has also served as a court clerk with the Commission des lésions professionnelles, a research assistant in tort law at the University of Ottawa and an articling student for a sole practitioner in the city of Welland.
Jean-François currently teaches at the Cité collégiale in Ottawa and is also an active volunteer for Amnesty International, Urgent Action Network of Toronto. He has also published articles for the Ontario Bar Association, Sole, Small Firm and General Practice section.