SERGE PISAPIA AVOCAT

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EXPERTISE AS A LAWYER
IN THE FIELD OF CONSTRUCTION

Lawyer – Chartered Mediator – Chartered Arbitrator

 

CURRENT PRACTICE

AS THIRD PARTY NEUTRAL EXCLUSIVELY

From 2003
Specialized in dispute resolution

CURRENT PRACTICE

AS MANAGER

From 1981 to 2002
in a construction company

AS A LIGATOR IN CIVIL AND
COMMERCIAL MATTERS

From 1978 to 1981 in private practice

ACCREDITATIONS

Accreditations and professional associations

International Mediation Institute (IMI)

Certified Mediator since 2009 

ADR Institute of Canada Inc.

Chartered Mediator (C.Med.) and Chartered Arbitrator (C.Arb.)

Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec (IMAQ)

Accredited Mediator and Arbitrator since 2003
President and Chairman of the Board from 2009 to 2011
President of the Construction and ADR network committees (2004-2009)
Member of the Construction committee

Barreau du Québec

Accredited mediator and arbitrator in civil and commercial matters since 2002
Member of the committee on participative justice from 2004 to 2009

Canadien Bar Association

Chair of the national Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) section (2007-2008)
Member of the executive of the ADR section of the Quebec division since 2009

Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF)

Member trained in the Administration, Practice and Chairing of Dispute Resolutions Boards from 2010 to 2020.

CURRICULUM VITAE

NEWS

Serge Pisapia talks about a Dispute Adjudication Board.

2020 McGowan Excellence Award Winner

The ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC) announces that Serge Pisapia has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the National Lionel J. McGowan Award. This Award recognizes those who have made an outstanding contribution to the development and success of ADR and/or ADRIC on a national level, and have contributed significantly to the promotion and development of alternative dispute resolution across Canada.

Ambassadors who have marked the history of participatory justice

Mr. Pisapia appears is amongst the « ambassadors who have marked the history of participatory justice » referred to in the tribute included in the preface of the new book by Professor Jean-François Roberge entitled La justice participative – Fondements et cadre juridique.

Participation and special recognition at the Québec Participatory Justice Day

During the proceedings of the Round Table on Participatory Justice organized by the Bar of Montreal, Ms. Pisapia will be part of a panel that will review the evolution of PRD in the field of construction.
His contribution will also be highlighted during a conference evening devoted to participatory justice.

CONFERENCES

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June 14th 2019

Conference on negotiation techniques together with the Honourable François Rolland, former chief justice of the Superior Court of Québec, organized by the young jurists section of the Canadian bar association in Montréal on June 14, 2019.

Training at the Annual DRBF Conference in Seattle

From September 22 to 24, I had the privilege of attending an intensive one-day course on the administration, practice and presidency of a Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) given on the margins of the 15th Annual Conference. of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation in Seattle.
This foundation is an organization …

March 19th 2019

« Recent trends in Alternative Dispute Resolution”, Construction Law in Quebec – Overview and
Outlook, DeGrandpré Chait annual conference, Montreal, March 19, 2019.

March 4th 2019

One hour radio interview on arbitration at Radio Ville Marie (Radio VM – 93,1FM) within the series on New Justice, Montreal, March 4, 2019.

February 27th 2019

« PRD à la carte- Choisir et adapter le mode privé de règlement le plus adéquat », conference with Me Sophie Truesdell-Ménard and Me Pascale Dionne-Bourassa for the Canadian bar association (CBA), Montreal, February 27, 2019.

February 21st 2019

« From fiction to reality: adjudication in the U.K., Ontario and Quebec and its impact on the general contractor » conference with Mr. Melvyn A. Lees and Mr. Matt Ainley, Annual congress of the General Contractors Corporation of Québec (CEGQ), Quebec city, February 21, 2019.

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