A team dedicated to your success
The firm comprises professionals specializing in business law; together in one practice, they represent over a quarter-century of expertise.
Force-Legal offers a full range of services in corporate, commercial, labour and real estate law. In addition, the firm is able to represent its clients in commercial negotiations and in court, if necessary.
From its head office in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Force-Legal serves businesses and business owners based primarily on the island of Montréal, in Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield and Beauharnois.
In addition to commercial enterprises, Force-Legal’s practice includes numerous non-profit organizations.
Force-Légal Inc. also offers business law services in French.
Me Serge L. Girard
Adm.A, LL.B. M.B.A.
Called to the Bar in 1990, Me. Serge L. Girard LL.B., M.B.A., has worked as a consultant with entrepreneurs for nearly 25 years. Over the years he has developed a keen expertise in protecting the rights of shareholders, commercial litigation, civil and professional responsibility, bankruptcy, insolvency and real estate law.
Me. Serge L. Girard has practised law in the greater metropolitan region of Quebec for nearly 25 years. In 2013, he settled into the West Island of Montreal, working as an accessible legal professional and on behalf of the region.
For several years now, Me. Serge L. Girard has been working on behalf of entrepreneurs in the greater Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Montreal West, Laval and on the South Shore of Montreal. This has allowed him to hone his understanding of regional issues and complement the experience he has already gained as a leader in his sector of activity.
Me. Serge L. Girard is an experienced lawyer who acquired his professional skills in the field by working in organization management, specifically in the field of businesses recovery.
In addition to his legal work, Me. Serge L. Girard also supports others in his field by holding many administrative functions and by directing several community organizations.
Me. Serge L. Girard, founder of Force-Légal Inc., is proud of his social involvement. He is currently working in collaboration with an organization from the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region to implement a sponsorship program for new entrepreneurs at the start-up phase.
A double graduate of Université de Montréal in political science and law, Mr. Patrick Pouliot-Bélair has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2016. He conducted his professional internship at the Séguin Racine Avocats law firm, solidifying his knowledge of Business Law. Once sworn in as a member of the Bar, he continued to practice as a litigator in the same firm, before rising to the challenge of self-employed law practice. These different experiences have allowed him to explore a wide scope of practice and to deal with numerous issues both in mergers and acquisitions of securities and in the representation of clients' interests in court.
He joined the Force-Legal team in the spring of 2019, as a civil and commercial litigation lawyer, but his expertise in business law have allowed him to contribute to corporate, tax, contractual and transactional client needs. His team spirit, his experience, his strategic approach and his clear and fair vision, make him a considerable asset to the firm's success.
Patrick Pouliot-Bélair has developed his sense of team spirit and healthy competition by playing for several years in elite hockey teams. His conscientious and rigorous nature, his great analytical capacity and his sage advice make him an important ally in the success of the clients’ projects entrusted to him.
Of a curious nature, Genevieve spent a good part of her childhood with her nose in a book. Every answer she found brought new questions. Having always had ease expressing herself through words and fascinated by stories, it was only natural for her to pursue her post-secondary studies in literature and then in history.
Her great sense of organization and administration led her to a new field of study in which she quickly distinguished herself. Upon graduation in administration and accounting, she began her career as an administrative assistant in a notary’s office in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region. She has worked for more than ten years in two different notarial studies that have allowed her to strengthen her administrative skills and expand her legal knowledge.
Always on the lookout for new challenges, Geneviève wanted to advance her career with a new challenge as a legal assistant by joining forces with Force-Légal. In carrying out her duties, she provides the necessary administrative support for the smooth running of files and the management of the company. But, as the job of assistant to a dynamic and versatile law firm as Force-Legal requires, she also collaborates in the realization of all kinds of related projects through her sense of initiative, her passion and her literary qualities and creativity.
Since Geneviève joined the Force-Légal team, her sense of organization, discretion and team spirit have contributed to the success of the firm, beyond measure. Her positive mannerisms and outgoing personality put our clients at ease, and her efficiency in the office is greatly appreciated by the whole of the team.