Fields of expertise
Family Law, Penal Law, Civil litigation and Family Mediation.
University of Montreal graduate (LL.B.), Faculty of Law, 2003
Member of the Quebec Bar, 2005
Attorney predominantly oriented towards family and civil litigation, Claudia Arruda obtained her diploma from the University of Montreal in 2003 and was called to the Quebec Bar in 2005.
Passionate and independent, Me Claudia Arruda confidently started as a sole practitioner in civil and penal law. Her solid reputation speaks volumes to her strength of mind, her human approach and her innate talent to grasp her clients’ needs and identify multiple risk factors, leading her to focus her practice in family law. Capitalizing on her 13 years of experience in family litigation, as much in separation, divorce, partition of property, custody and child support instances, as well as common-law spouses’ litigation, Me Arruda is now master in the art of leading files with an iron fist in a velvet glove.
Having immigrated to Canada in 1990 with limited knowledge of French and English, it is through perseverance and adversity defiance that Me Arruda reached her goals. She makes it her mission to be versatile and proactive, aptitudes having allowed her to plead in various judicial districts to this day. Devoted to her files’ success, Me Arruda aims for excellence, embodying above all the safeguard of her client’s rights and recourses. Her human and methodical approach earned her clients’ great appreciation, trust and loyalty, thus representing one of the firm’s pride.
Her organizational and perfectionist skills, stress management and public speaking performances rhyme with her insatiable passion for the law, the whole embodying her strength of character which stands the test of any intimidation. Me Arruda knows how to easily and quickly exploit the strong and weak points in every file.
Me Arruda is proficient in English, French and Portuguese, with solid knowledge in Spanish.