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Judith Parisien Ottawa Lawyer

Judith Parisien

Partner Fasken
Upon learning an employee was allegedly involved in off-duty criminal conduct, an employer needs to consider whether immediate steps or interim measures are required.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2004
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Ottawa


Judith Parisien practices in the area of labour and employment law. Focusing on the management side of labour law and employment litigation, Judith advises clients on matters including employment standards, wrongful dismissal, employment contracts, injunctions, labour arbitrations, labour conflicts, negotiations and human rights.

A large portion of Judith’s work is centered around representing and advising Ontario school boards in labour relations matters and education law.

Judith has represented clients before many courts and administrative tribunals, including boards of arbitration, provincial tribunals, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. She also regularly speaks at conferences and to groups of management employees on a wide variety of employment and labour matters.

Fluently bilingual, Judith practises in French as well as in English.


Client Work

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Ottawa
  • BEd University of Ottawa
  • BA, Psych. University of Ottawa

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario
  • Member, Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, County of Carleton Law Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, The Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)


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Speaking Engagements

Alleged Criminals in the Workplace: Myths and Realities about Employer Responses CAPSLE Annual National Conference location location Kelowna
Concerns about Misconduct, Safety, Violence or Bullying in the Education Sector? Speak Up! You May Have a Legal Obligation to do so CAPSLE Annual National Conference – Equality in Law and Education: The Small Under the Protection of the Great location location Charlottetown
The Quality in the Classroom Act Just Turned 10: Are Teacher Performance Reviews Any Easier? Managing the Workplace Seminars


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