Émile Chamberland joined the Fasken team as a student in 2019, after completing his second year of law school in the Cooperative Program at the Université de Sherbrooke. He had previously completed a first internship at Fasken as part of the cooperative program.
During his university studies, Émile was involved in faculty life in various ways, including founding the Comité de droit constitutionnel et politique of his student association. He also served as a member and director of the university’s Club de débat. As such, he participated in a number of regional regional debating championships. During his term, a series of debates was held pitting law professors against law students.
With his classmates, Émile helped develop Bill 197 to fight planned obsolescence, which was tabled at the National Assembly of Québec in April 2019. He also volunteered as a tutor at the Centre d’entraide à l’étude en droit and worked as a research assistant for a business law professor.
Émile enjoys reading philosophy and is an historian enthusiast. He is also interested in travelling, movies and soccer. He plans to spend the 2019 fall semester studying at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands.