Diane
Serres

Title : Lawyer Year of call : 2011

Expertise : immigration law

Hotline: 581 543-2634

Expertise

  • Immigration Law (Quebec acceptance certificate, counsel on the integration and retention of foreign workers, labour market impact studies, family sponsorship and residence, study permit, work permit, permanent residence, visa)

Education

  • Specialized Graduate Diploma (DESS) - Business Law, Université Laval, Québec (2021)
  • LL.B., Université Laval (2010)
  • Economics, management, LL.M. - Business Law Mention, Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, Toulouse (2009)
  • Degree in Private Law, Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, Toulouse (2008)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre, Saguenay (since 2022)
  • Simard Boivin Lemieux s.e.n.c.r.l., Saguenay (2019 to 2022)
  • Déry Télécom inc. and affiliates, Saguenay (2013 to 2019)
  • Cain Lamarre Casgrain Wells, Saguenay (2011 to 2013)
  • Cain Lamarre Casgrain Wells, Quebec (2011)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Teaching as part of the mandatory qualification profiles for obtaining the license of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec issued by the Provincial Association of Home Builders of Quebec (APCHQ), Saguenay (2012)
  • Conference co-presentation “From paper book to digital book: the new challenges of the industry faced with major Internet players” presented by Me Charlaine Bouchard for the cycle of conferences on intellectual property of the Centre d'études en droit économique (CÉDÉ), Université Laval (2010)
  • Directed master's research "The digital book: virtual threat to copyright? The Google Books Search saga” published in the Economic Law Bulletin, vol.1, no 1 (2010)
  • Research professional for Professor Marc Lacoursière, Université Laval (2009 to 2010)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Secretary and member of the board of directors, Société de Développement Commercial de Zone Talbot (since 2019)
  • Secretary and member of the board of directors, CPE Les Petits Cailloux , (since 2019)
  • Secretary and member of the board of directors, TrioLait organization, (2019 - 2020)
  • Vice-Chair and member of the board of directors, Maison d’accueil et d’hébergement La Chambrée (2012 - 2018)
  • Secretary and member of the board of directors, Coopérative de solidarité INAQ (2012 - 2013)
  • Secretary and member of the board of directors, Jeune Barreau du Saguenay Lac-St-Jean (2012 - 2013)
  • Vice-Chair for external affairs and member of the board of directors, Quebec Young Bar Association (2010 - 2011)
  • Vice-Chair for external affairs and member of the board of directors, Association des étudiants des cycles supérieurs en droit de l’Université Laval (2009 - 2010)
  • Member of the board of directors of the association of Laval students enrolled in graduate studies (2009 - 2010)

Distinctions

  • Participant in the first cohort of the Leadership au féminin de la Chambre de commerce et d'industrie Saguenay - Le Fjord (2020)