ADMITTED TO THE BAR: Year 2014
McGill University (B.C.L./LL.B.)
London School of Economics & Political Science (M.Sc.) (with merit)
University of Ottawa (B.Soc.Sc.) (magna cum laude)
English, French, Spanish
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Family Law (Litigation)
Divorce, Separation, Dissolution, Child Custody, Access Rights, Child Support, Spousal Support, Parental Authority, Conjugal Violence, Permission to travel, Recognition of Paternity, Family Patrimony and Matrimonial Regime, Protection of Sensitive Information.
Family Law (Non-Contentious)
Joint Divorce, Uncontested Divorce, Drafting Consent Agreements for Uncontested Divorce or Separation, Drafting Common Law Spousal Agreements, Private Negotiations or Conciliation, Providing Advice during Mediation, Settlement Conference at the Superior Court.
International Family Law
Recognition of foreign judgments, execution of foreign judgments, permission to move with the child (children), execution of Quebec judgments abroad, recognition of jurisdiction (especially in cases involving European countries), contestation of jurisdiction.
Adoption, Youth Protection, Representation of Children
Attorney LeRoy began her legal career in one of Montreal’s leading large firms as a corporate attorney, but then chose to join the team at Kalman Samuels, Attorneys to follow her true passion as family and children’s lawyer. Attorney Leroy has earned many accolades from her colleagues, including opposing attorneys who recognize and respect the passion and integrity with which she fulfills her mandates.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- Association of Quebec Family Law Attorneys, Association des avocats et avocates en droit familial du Québec (AAADFQ)
- Quebec Bar Association
- Young Bar Association of Montreal (YBM)
- Quebec Collaborative Law Group
Me LeRoy obtained her Bachelors of Civil Law and Bachelors of Common Law from McGill University’s Faculty of Law. She spent her final semester of her law degree on exchange at Université Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne.
Prior to her studies at McGill, she was awarded a Master of Science in Human Rights with merit from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she was a Commonwealth Scholar.
In 2008, she received an Honours Bachelor of Social Sciences degree from the University of Ottawa in International Development and Globalization, where she graduated magna cum laude.
Prior to joining Kalman Samuels she articled and spent two summers at a large law firm in Montreal practicing employment, corporate and intellectual property law.
With a deep commitment to social justice, Me LeRoy seized opportunities during her legal studies to volunteer at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill, at Project Genesis and as a clerk with a judge at Quebec Youth Court.
She has volunteered widely with humanitarian organizations in Canada and internationally.