Michaël Poutré
Lawyer

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Chief Plain Language Specialist

Michaël keeps up with developments in the law and how they affect the daily lives of Quebecers. He is responsible for ensuring that Éducaloi’s legal information is always relevant and up-to-date.

His skills provide useful support to the team’s numerous projects. He is a good communicator and uses his skills in these ways:

  • He regularly writes articles for print media and speaks on television and radio to explain legal concepts in everyday language.
  • He gives workshops to judges on using plain language in their written decisions.
  • He is actively involved in developing legal content for Éducaloi’s website.

Michaël has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2012. In addition to his law degree, he has a certificate in philosophy and a CEGEP diploma in multimedia arts. While studying law, he worked at LexUM’s legal information lab and in a law firm. He then worked three years as a legal researcher at the Quebec Court of Appeal. Michaël joined Éducaloi in 2015.