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Éliane Lachaîne

Laurie Tucker


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613‑233‑6898 ext. 233
1‑888‑460‑4474 (Toll Free)

Éliane focuses her bilingual practice on personal injury claims, including motor vehicle collisions, slip and fall claims and fatality claims. Éliane attended the University of Ottawa, where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences in 2001 and her law degree in 2003. She articled with Doucet McBride LLP in 2004 to 2005 and joined the firm as an associate from 2005 to 2013.

Since January 2014, Éliane practices in her own boutique personal injury firm with partners Colleen Burn and Laurie Tucker.

A proud member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), Éliane authored an article on the Parental Responsibility Act and Retainer Agreements for OTLA's publication The Litigation and spoke at OTLA's conferences. She was also a speaker at a conference presented by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. Éliane is the president of the Board of Directors of CALACS, an Ottawa help centre for survivors of sexual assault. She enjoys downhill skiing and training for triathlons with her husband.

Areas of Practice

Motor Vehicle Claims
Slip and Fall and Other Injury Claims
Disability Claims

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2005


University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: LL.B.,2003
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: B.A., 2000
Major: Social Sciences (Criminology)

Professional Associations and Memberships

Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario, Member, 2015
Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2005
Carleton County Law Association, Member, 2005

Past Employment Positions

Doucet McBride LLP, Lawyer, 2005-2013
Doucet McBride LLP, Articling student, 2004-2005

Published Work

The Litigator, Parental Responsibility Act, October, 2006


  • Presenter, Meaningful Mediations, Ontario Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (East), April 2016, Ottawa
  • Presenter, Examinations for Discovery –Part 1: Discovery of the Plaintiff, OTLA Webinar, April 2016, Ottawa
  • Co-Chair and Moderator, Atelier de plaidoirie en français: motions/requêtes, Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario, October 2015, Ottawa
  • Presenter, How to Advocate Effectively at Mediation, OTLA New Lawyers’ Division Conference, April 2014, Toronto
  • Presenter, Family Law Act Claims –Distraction or Added Value to a Settlement?, OTLA Spring Conference, May 2013, Toronto

Pro Bono Activities

Law Help Ontario (Pro Bono Law Ontario), 2011
REACH Canada, 2011


English, French