Patricia Fourcand is a partner at Miller Thomson LLP, a full-service Canadian law firm with offices all across the country. Her areas of expertise are divorce, separation, child custody, support, filiation, parental authority, international child abduction. She often represents clients in international cases involving numerous jurisdictions.
Patricia firmly believes that the evolution of society has led it to recognize the existence of discrimination in all its forms and to demand concrete actions from its institutions and the business community to put an end to it. She wishes to contribute to bringing about in-depth changes in society to ensure that it evolves in such a way as to offer future generations the possibility of accessing the same rights and opportunities without any discrimination based on social status, social origin, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Patricia is often called upon to speak on various aspects of family law, but also on racial justice and the contribution and economic development of black communities. Highly involved in her community, Patricia has participated in various community and civic activities through fundraising and events to promote the vitality of the Black community in Montréal and Quebec. She has served on various boards of directors over the past few years, such as the JNF Non-Profit Association, the KANPE Foundation and the Centre diététique de Montréal. Patricia is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), a recipient of the Young Professional Award from the Jeune Chambre de Commerce Haïtienne (JCCH) and has also been selected as a leader in EXCELLENCE in the 2018 cohort.