Julius Grey is a senior attorney who practices in many areas of law. He received his training from both McGill University as well as Oxford. He was admitted to the Québec bar in 1974.
He was a member of the McGill Law Faculty from 1977 until 2002 in addition to teaching at both University of Montreal and the Canadian Human Rights School in Charlottown. He was the president of the Canadian Human Rights Foundation from 1985 until 1988. In 1984 he published a text on Immigration Law in Canada. He continues to publish many articles, on both technical legal subjects as well as subjects of more general public interest.
In 2004, Me Grey received the Medaille du Barreau, which is the highest distinction given by the Barreau du Québec for a legal career.
In 2014, Me Grey published a book with Geneviève Nootens called Julius Grey. Entretiens avec Geneviève Nootens detailing his thoughts about his life, career path, and personal philosophy.
Me Grey recently published an article titled “The Ideology of Capitalism” which addresses the crisis of capitalism. In this article, he argues that the failures of capitalism are not an accident or a result of the actions of a few unprincipled men. Rather, it is a harbinger of things to come – loss of employment due to technology and globalization, a world without the myth of constant growth, tension between ethnic and national groups which seek to tilt the scale in favour of their group, a constant need for more radical technology and a fear of its unavoidable frightening side.
Geneviève Grey obtained her bachelors of civil law (LL.B.) in 2012 at Université Laval, after graduating from McGill in 2008 with a bachelors degree (B.A.) in English literature and Political Science. She has been a member of the Québec Bar Associated since 2013. Me Grey speaks both French and English. She is particularily interested in human rights, family law and animal rights
Debbie Mankovitz obtained bachelors’ degrees in civil law and common law (B.C.L./LL.B.) in 2006 from McGill University having previously completed graduate studies in legal anthropology from the University of Caua in Colombia. She is a member of the Quebec Bar since 2007. Me Mankovitz was a student research assistant for the Honourable Madam Justice Pierrette Rayle of the Quebec Court of Appeal from 2004-2005. In 2004, Me Mankovitz was the recipient of the Honourable Mr. Justice Morris J. Fish Internship in Law to pursue work related to social justice and human rights in Canada. She is presently a member of the Quebec Immigration Lawyers’ Association and gives workshops on immigration issues. Me Mankovitz speaks French, English and Spanish.
Cornelia Herta Zvezdin was admitted to the Québec Bar in 2013, she holds a Bachelor of Civil Law (LL.B.) from University of Montréal and a Bachelor in Business Administration (B.B.A.) from ASEM. She participated in exchange programs at both The Fund for American Studies, Georgetown University, D.C. and University of Grenoble 3 – Stendhal (CUEF). She is fluent in French, English, Russian and Rumanian.
Iris Simixhiu earned degrees in civil law (B.C.L.) and in common law (LL.B.) in 2010 and previously completed a Joint Honors degree in Philosophy and Political Science in 2006 at McGill University. She also spent one semester studying the Italian legal system at the Università di Torino in 2009. Me Simixhiu was called to the Ontario Bar in 2011 and to the Québec Bar in 2013. She is a member of the Barreau du Quebéc and of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Me Simixhiu is fluent in English, French, Italian and Albanian.
Lynne-Marie Casgrain was admitted to the Québec bar in 1985. She has been involved in several cases before the Supreme Court of Canada.