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Legal Services is the unit that is responsible for the provision of all legal services to Concordia University and for managing the Office of Student Tribunals. The Legal Services legal team reports to the University Secretariat and is composed of a Secretary-General and General Counsel, as well as several Legal Counsels and Associate Legal Counsels.


Legal Services
Me Frederica Jacobs
Secretary-General and
General Counsel
Head of Legal Services and responsible for the overall operations of Legal Services as well as all major legal dossiers
Me Valérie Gastebled
Associate General Counsel
Me Melodie Sullivan
Senior Legal Counsel
Me Shawn Connelly
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment and Labour Relations
Me Alison Beck
Legal Counsel
Me Laurence Smith-Lauzon
Legal Counsel
Me Alex Goupil
Legal Counsel, Procurement
Me Pénélope Maheu-Tessier
Associate Legal Counsel, Employment and Labour Relations
Me Stéphanie Levesque
Junior Legal Counsel, Commercial and Real Estate Affairs
Me Angela Arrizza
Junior Legal Counsel 
Administrative team
Andrea Renaud Director
Gabriel Desjardins Coordinator, Administration
Jo-Ann Johnson Officer, Access to Information and Privacy
Shelina Houssenaly Officer, Policies and Governance
Nicole Savina Poirier
Officer, Student Tribunals
Kim Dagenais Legal Assistant
Charlotte Leger

Legal Assistant

Roxanne Galarneau Leclair Assistant to the Secretary-General and General Counsel
Olga Tudos Onu File Clerk
Audrey Gan-Ganowics File Clerk
General Inquiries


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