Isabel J. Schurman, Vice Chair
Schurman, Longo, Grenier
625 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Suite 900
Isabel J. Schurman has practiced law in Montreal since 1984. She specializes in criminal law with the firm of Schurman, Longo, Grenier. She has served on the National Criminal Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, the Legal Aid Liaison Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers, the Council of the Bar of Montreal, and numerous Montreal Bar Association Criminal Justice Committees; including committees dealing with Access to Justice in English and Administration of Justice in Criminal Matters. She served on the Council of the Montreal Defence Lawyer’s Association, and Chaired that Council from 1992 to 1994.
She has been a Sessional Lecturer at McGill University, Faculty of Law since 1997, teaching evidence and sentencing, and has taught or given conferences at O’Sullivan College, McGill University, Université de Montréal, Concordia University and the Quebec Bar Association Admission School, as well as for the National Judicial Institute and the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice. She has been a member of the faculty of the Federation of Law Societies National Criminal Law Program since 2001. Most recently she has taken part in international criminal law training through a joint program of the Canadian Bar Association and the All China Lawyers’ Association.