The Dominican University College Fondation is very sad to inform you of the decease of one of our board members, the Honorable Anne-Marie Trahan.
Anne-Marie will always be an example of great generosity and devotion for all of us.
We thank her, sincerely, for all she has done for our Fondation.
May her soul rest in eternal peace !
We offer our deepest sympathy to all her family and close ones.
The Funeral of Anne-Marie will be held at the church Saint-Viateur on July 29 at 10:30 a.m.
A greeting will be held at the Alfred Dallaire Funeral home on 1111 Laurier Street West on July 27 and 28.
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Biography: Anne-Marie Trahan was born in Montreal on July 27 1946. She received her law license in 1967 from the University of Montreal and started practicing law at Lavery, in Montreal. In 1979, she became a jurist at the service of International commercial law at the Bureau of Legal Affairs of the United Nations in Vienna, Austria. In 1981, she became commissionner at the Canadian Transport Commission and in 1985, she was named chief commissionner of the comittee on water transport. From 1986 to 1994, Anne-Marie Trahan was named deputy minister of civil law and legal services at the Ministry of Justice of Canada. She was named judge at the Supreme Court of Quebec from July 5th 1994 to July 30 2010. She was the first woman to be president of the Young Lawyers International Association and she also was named president of the European law circle of the Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Montreal. She was a member of the board of UNIDROIT (Institut international pour l’unification du droit privé) from 1988 to 2008.