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Émilie  Sylvain-Jacques

Émilie Sylvain-Jacques

Associate Fasken
To conquer without risk is to triumph without glory [Pierre Corneille]
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2018
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Québec City

Émilie Sylvain-Jacques is a lawyer with the Labour, Employment and Human Rights group at the Québec City office. She joined the Fasken team as a student in 2016 and as a lawyer in 2018, after completing her articles.

Émilie has a Bachelor of Laws degree under the international profile program at Université Laval. In the course of her studies, she participated in an English-language exchange program in comparative business law at the prestigious Gerd Bucerius private university in Hamburg, Germany. Émilie’s diligence and hard work won her a place among the 20 graduates with the highest graduating average on the honour roll of the Université Laval faculty of law.

Before beginning her legal studies, Émilie trained as a police officer at the ENPQ. Her academic and professional career reflects her energy and her desire to help others while developing new professional relationships.

2017 Université Laval Law Faculty Honour Roll: Recognized among the 20 graduates with the best graduation average
2016 Université Laval Recipient of the Beauvais Truchon Labour and Employment Law Scholarship


  • LLB Laval University
  • Police Diploma, École nationale de Police du Québec

Community involvement

  • Participated in fundraisers for sick children


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