Year of call: 2016 (Ontario)
2015 J.D. magna cum laude, University of Ottawa
2012 B.A, International Law and International Relations, Quebec University in Montreal (UQAM)
Professional activities and organizations
- County of Carleton Law Association
- Law Society of Ontario
- Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario
Ms. Dupont joined the firm as a lawyer after working at a boutique specializing in civil litigation for several years. Marie-Pier practices in both official languages and her practice covers a wide range of matters in labor and employment law, administrative law, human rights law and constitutional law.
Marie-Pier has represented clients in a wide variety of matters before the Ontario Superior Court, Divisional Court and the Court of appeal, as well as before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. Marie-Pier is also passionately involved in pro bono matters.
Besides her practice, Marie-Pier is also a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa Common Law Faculty, and she coaches the faculty’s moot team in the Laskin Moot in administrative and constitutional law.
During her studies, Marie-Pier developed a passion for litigation while participating in two competitive moots during which she distinguished herself by winning various prizes. During her studies, Marie-Pier she represented clients with success in front of the Social Security Tribunal and interned at a local legal aid clinic doing refugee law. Marie-Pier further volunteered as the undergraduate students’ representative for two years on the University of Ottawa Senate Appeals comity.
During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, swimming and tries to be involved in her community.