A successful trial lawyer requires an understanding of the law and the skill of a consummate storyteller. For over forty-five years Patrick Ducharme has been providing effective, informed, creative and successful legal representation to his clients in a wide range of high-profile cases. Patrick’s innovative courtroom techniques and strategies have been long recognized by his colleagues in the profession.
Patrick is the 2021 recipient of the G. Arthur Martin Medal, the highest honour bestowed on lawyers or judges in Canada.
He is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. Fellowship is by invitation only, for lawyers in the United States and Canada whose advocacy and standard of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality are models to be emulated by the lawyers of North America.
Michael Ducharme is a visionary philanthropist that dedicates his time and energy to solving some of the world’s most difficult problems such as migraines and other chronic diseases. He created an effective healing method, learned to speak and write several languages fluently, and learned to design and build web sites, health products and architectural structures, all in support of his mission. He also plays the piano and guitar, has won awards for his entrepreneurial ventures, and has been elected by the people of his town as president of the local tourism board.