The Québec–Chaudière-Appalaches coordination region encompasses districts of Beauce, Charlevoix, Frontenac, Montmagny and Québec.
Mr. Jean-Louis Lemay is the coordinating judge, and responsible for the Criminal and Penal Division. He is assisted by two associate coordinating judges, namely, Mr. Pierre A. Gagnon for the Civil Division, and Madam Judith Landry for the Youth Division. Their offices are located in the Québec City courthouse.
The region has 42 judges, who sit in each the courthouses and service sites. The judges all have jurisdiction in civil, criminal and penal, and youth matters.
Furthermore, four presiding justices of the peace sit in the Court of Québec.
The judges preside at the following courthouses:
QUÉBEC CITY COURTHOUSE:
Claude C. Boulanger;
R. Peter Bradley;
René de la Sablonnière;
Pierre A. Gagnon, Civil Division Associate Coordinating Judge;
Judith Landry, Youth Division Associate Coordinating Judge;
Jean-Louis Lemay, Coordinating Judge;
Lucie Rondeau (Chief Judge);
PRESIDING JUSTICES OF THE PEACE AT THE QUÉBEC COURTHOUSE:
Nathalie DuPerron Roy;
Yannick Couture, Presiding Justice of the Peace.
A number of locations are also served by the circuit court, i.e. judges of the Court of Québec travel to them to hear small claims cases, according to a pre-established judicial schedule. The purpose of that practice is to make justice as accessible as possible.
To find out the services offered and the judicial schedules of the circuit court service sites, ask at the court office concerned:
Civil Office of the Québec City courthouse:
Civil office of the Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce courthouse: