Family and matrimonial
Suzanne H. Pringle is a litigator with almost 40 years of experience. She is the founder of Pringle et Associés, a law firm of 11 attorneys.
Suzanne focuses her practice on Family law matters, notably separation, divorce, division of property, child custody, child and spousal support, international child abduction (Hague Convention), ex-de facto spouses’ disputes and representation of children. She is also an accredited mediator in family law.
Throughout her career, Suzanne has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, Court of Appeal of Quebec, and Superior Court of Quebec and she has lectured frequently on legal issues regarding family law matters. Suzanne acted as co-counsel in the highly mediated case Eric v. Lola regarding the constitutionality of the treatment of de facto spouses under the Civil Code of Quebec. The dispute began in front of the Superior Court in February 2002 and was subject to a favorable judgment of the Supreme Court of Canada on January 25, 2013. Suzanne has since paved the way for unjust enrichment claims, most recently in a landmark victory at Court of Appeal of Quebec.
She is the President of Quebec Advisory Committee of the Advocates’ Society (TAS), a Canada-wide association that promotes the development of advocacy skills among litigators. Suzanne is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), having been n
Updated March 2022