Practical information

  • LL. B., with honours, Law, McGill University | 2005
  • B.C.L., with honours, McGill University | 2005
Community engagement
  • Governance Advisor for Realize, a pan-Canadian organization fostering positive changes for people living with HIV | Since 2020
  • Co-chair of the board, Realize | 2016-2020
  • Founding chair of the governance committee, Realize | 2016-2020
  • Board member, Realize | 2012-2020
  • Global co-development of first known government strategy on human rights and HIV/AIDS | 2012-2013
  • Intervened before the Court of Appeal in a pivotal case concerning the criminalization of HIV in Quebec and participated in a subsequent intervention before the Supreme Court of Canada | 2008-2012
  • Participated in the defence of the authors of the book Noir Canada : Pillage, corruption et criminalité en Afrique, in a defamation lawsuit | 2008-2012
Awards and distinctions
  • Winner of the Lawyer of the Year Award, for her commitment to social justice, Jeune Barreau de Montréal | 2012
  • J.W. McConnell Excellence Scholarship, McGill University

Stéphanie Claivaz-Loranger