Claude is a lifelong Sudburian. He graduated from Laurentian University and returned home after graduating from the Faculty of Law at l’Université de Moncton, in New Brunswick. Claude is currently partner at Lacroix Lawyers | Avocats. He is fluently bilingual and practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Corporate/Commercial, Construction Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, and Real Estate. Claude has particular expertise providing legal services and advice to mining, civil and mechanical contractors.
- Laurentian University – B.A.
- Université de Moncton – LL.B.
- Year of call: 1998
Professional and Community Involvement
Claude is an active member of several community boards, not-for-profit agencies and professional organizations. He is currently vice-chair of the Laurentian University Board of Governors and vice-chair of the Science North Board of Trustees. He is past president of both the Laurentian University Alumni Association and the Sudbury District Law Association; past executive member and director of the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation; and a past chair of the Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation. Claude has served as a panel member of the Canada Pension Plans Appeals Review Tribunal and is the past president of the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario. He is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association.