AAADFQ ‒ Association des Avocats et Avocates en Droit Familial du Québec
Our firm Devichy Lawyers promotes the mission of the Association des Avocats et Avocates en Droit Familial du Québec through our active membership in the association. With family law being one of the spearheads of Devichy, it’s only natural that the largest team of family lawyers in Quebec came together to join the AAADFQ and thereby support:
· Fundraising for family aid-related community organizations in Quebec
· The association’s intervention in the courts in family law cases
· Dissemination of legal information to the community
· Training of specialized family law lawyers.
The AAADFQ is a non-profit corporation whose mission extends to various aspects of the family law practice.
Quebec Bar Foundation
As a member, Devichy Lawyers takes part in actions led by the Quebec Bar Foundation to contribute to the advancement of legal knowledge.
One of the more recent actions the firm took was when we attended the fundraising event organized by the Foundation to benefit youth protection. The goal of the event was to raise funds for the production of short thematic videos aimed at children along with an information booklet about the legal system. Devichy also made a donation.
“The Foundation is proud to learn that the Devichy Lawyers team, specializing in youth protection law, has joined forces with it in its partnership with the Fondation des jeunes de la DPJ foundation.”
And to consolidate our connection with the foundation, two of our lawyers—Veronica Vallelonga and Sabrina Silvano—have decided to become Governors of the Foundation. Being a Governor enables us to help finance the advancement of legal knowledge.
As a registered charitable organization, the Quebec Bar Foundation helps improve our society by contributing to the advancement of legal knowledge.
The Advocates’ Society
The firm Devichy Lawyers is a members of The Advocates’ Society. For our firm, this membership is a sign of solidarity with our peers.
In fact, by accessing a network of nearly 6,000 advocates, Devichy’s team can:
· Build a network and share legal knowledge with other members
· Take part in major events
· Help develop the next generation of advocates.
The Advocates’ Society was founded to ensure the presence of a courageous and independent bar, and the maintenance of the role of the advocate in the administration of justice.
AADM ‒ Association des Avocats de la Défense de Montréal
Devichy supports the Association des Avocats de la Défense, which describes itself as an instrument for the dissemination of legal information and continuing education related to criminal and penal law.
The shared benefits are many; on the one hand, the firm provides financial support to the association through its membership. On the other hand, Devichy’s criminal law lawyers benefit from social activities that bring members together, access to annual conferences, sharing of information, and the agenda-directory, a valuable reference tool for defence lawyers.
The AADM is the union of criminal and penal law defence lawyers practising primarily in the Montreal/Laval/Longueuil region.
AICJQ ‒ Association of Italian-Canadian Jurists of Quebec
Dedicated to the Italian community, this association is dear to the heart of Veronica Vallelonga, our co-founder and head of our firm’s family law and youth protection division. Given her Italian heritage, our lawyer wanted to invest in the AICJQ on Devichy’s behalf. We know that her yearly participation may be able to aid a law student with Italian roots, by helping fund a portion of their law studies.
In short, Devichy hopes to support the AICJQ in making the legal profession more accessible to Italians.