EXPERTISE AS A LAWYER
IN THE FIELD OF CONSTRUCTION
Lawyer – Chartered Mediator – Chartered Arbitrator
AS THIRD PARTY NEUTRAL EXCLUSIVELY
Specialized in dispute resolution
From 1981 to 2002
in a construction company
AS A LIGATOR IN CIVIL AND
From 1978 to 1981 in private practice
Accreditations and professional associations
The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers (CCAL)
Fellow of the CCCL since 2022
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.
Serge Pisapia talks about a Dispute Adjudication Board .
Serge Pisapia chairs two new Dispute Resolution Boards
Chair of the Permanent Dispute Arbitration Committee set up by the City of Montréal and Pomerleau Inc for the project of modification of the hydraulic evacuation structures […]
Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
Mr. Pisapia has been invited this year to become a Fellow of the CCCL (The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers).
Event in civil, commercial and labour mediation
I had the privilege of being invited to be part of a prestigious team of speakers on mediation. It was composed, among others, of the Honourable Louise Otis, Senator Pierre J. Dalphond and The Honourable François Rolland.
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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.