Clément Gascon

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The Honourable Mr. Justice
Clément Gascon
82nd Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
Assumed office
June 9, 2014
Nominated by Stephen Harper
Preceded by Morris Fish
Justice of the Quebec Court of Appeal
In office
Justice of the Quebec Superior Court
In office
Personal details
Born (1960-09-05) September 5, 1960 (age 55)
Montreal, Quebec
Alma mater Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf (DEC 1978)
McGill University (BCL 1981)
Profession civil and commercial lawyer, judge
Religion Roman Catholic[1]

Clément Gascon is a Canadian judge, who was nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on June 3, 2014,[2] and officially appointed the Court on June 9, 2014.[3]

Born in 1960 to Dr. Bernard Gascon and Denyse Clément, Gascon graduated from Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and McGill University.[4]

Gascon was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1982 and in addition to his legal practice (in business, labour and construction law) was also a lecturer at CEGEP Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, University of Quebec, Montreal, McGill University and Bar of Quebec.[4]

Prior to his Supreme Court appointment, Gascon served on the Quebec Superior Court from 2002 to 2012, and the Quebec Court of Appeal from 2012 to 2014.[5] He was previously a lawyer for the Montreal law firm Heenan Blaikie for 21 years.[6]

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  1. ^ Canadian Who's Who (2012-2013). Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Harper names Justice Gascon to Supreme Court". The Gazette, June 3, 2014.
  3. ^
  4. ^ a b Court of Appeal of Quebec: Current Judges
  5. ^ "Deux excellentes nominations à la Cour d’appel". La Presse, April 16, 2012.
  6. ^ Hough, Jennifer (June 3, 2014). "Clement Gascon a Quebec Court of Appeal Judge Nominated to Supreme Court". National Post (Canada: Postmedia). Retrieved June 3, 2014. 

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