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Professional career

Admitted to the Quebec Bar: 2018

Education: LLB, University of Montreal (2017) – Minor in political science, University of Montreal (2014)

After having completed his articling position and having held an associate position in the litigation group of a big law firm in Montreal, Jacquelin Charbonneau-Dufresne joined Belleau Lapointe in 2023. While his practice is mainly focused on class actions, Jacquelin also represents the firm’s clients in various civil and commercial litigation matters.

Jacquelin approaches litigation in a thoughtful and composed manner. His dependability and creativity allow him to anticipate each file’s challenges and adapt the chosen strategic angle accordingly.

Admitted to the Quebec Bar in 2018, Jacquelin has pleaded before Quebec’s Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Quebec and the Court of Quebec.

Jacquelin has a passion for History, Political Science and Economics. He is also an avid backcountry skier, mountain biker and rock climber.


Laureate of the 1st prize of the case competition organized by the Comité de droit des affaires et de gestion of the University of Montreal (2017)

  • Faculty of Law, University of Montreal

Dean’s list (2013-2014)

  • Department of Political Science, University of Montreal

Dean’s list (2012-2013)

  • Department of History, University of Montreal

  • Involved in multiple class actions representing plaintiffs in matters of securities law.
  • Represented clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in major litigation files in construction law and commercial arbitration.
  • Represented clients as plaintiffs in several injunctions and safeguard orders litigation files.