About us

Criminal Lawyers at Cormier Simard deal with cases in the districts of Montreal, Laval, Longueuil and the surroundings. Mr.Cormier is a former Crown Prosecutor who acquired experience in criminal law in the Quebec Court, the Superior Court of Quebec, the Appeal Court of Quebec as well as municipal courts. He acted as a legal consultant for the United Nations and practised within two international penal tribunals: the International Tribunal for

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A client charged with sexual assault is freed of his charges

Mr. Xavier Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, solved a case of sexual assault.The sexual assault charge was laid under Section 271 of the Criminal Code. Mr. Cormier, being aware that certain items of evidence were not available to the prosecuting lawyer, undertook negotiations with him. The charges laid against the client were dropped on condition that the client follow certain terms for a year. As a result of this agreement,

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Criminal defense lawyer | Defense attorney | Montreal

Mr. Xavier Cormier is a criminal defense lawyer / defense attorney practising exclusively criminal law (Montreal, Laval, Longueuil and the surroundings).Exactly what is a criminal defense lawyer?First and foremost, a criminal defense lawyer / defense attorney is a lawyer who is a member of the Bar, like any other lawyer.A criminal defense lawyer / defense attorney is distinct from other lawyers inasmuch as his practice revolves mainly around representation in

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One example of a case represented by Mr. Cormier: a taxi driver wants to keep his licence

Mr. Xavier Cormier, a criminal defense lawyer, received a request for help from a lawyer colleague who could not manage to find a solution for a taxi driver who was risking losing his driver’s licence three days later.The driver had violated a section of a regulation by charging extra fees to a customer. This violation could have entailed the driver losing his licence for a minimum of three months. Mr.

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