Jean-François L’Archevêque Montpetit studied civil law at University of Ottawa and University of Montreal, following studies in communications and journalism at the University of Quebec in Montreal and an Arts college diploma. He graduated from University of Ottawa with high distinctions and came back to Montreal to practice law.
Me L’Archevêque Montpetit completed his internship in private international law under Me Jean Bernier in a small boutique firm in the Old Port of Montreal, and then became a nominal partner there under Heller & Associates where he practiced litigation in the civil and commercial fields before opening up his own firm in 2014. The same year, Me L’Archevêque Montpetit studied real estate at night, obtained a real estate agent licence as well as a lobbyist certification.
After 5 years of civil litigation, mostly in real estate and business law, JFLM becomes a Corporate Advisory and a Public Relation firm that supports private developers and investors in their relations with public authorities and other private parties, in order to help them build from the ground up successful real estate projects in Quebec and Ontario.