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When you have a legal concern, nothing is more important than the firm and people you choose to represent your interests.
At Michel & Vincent Law, we share an uncompromising commitment to serving your interests and are determined in securing a successful outcome on your behalf. 
By choosing Michel & Vincent Law, you will have a team of knowledgeable lawyers working tirelessly on your behalf. With over 30 years of legal experience and successful client service and representation.

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Meet Our Legal Team

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Denis A. Michel

A graduate of the Faculty of Law at l'Université de Moncton and called to the bar in 1988, Mr. Michel is currently a Partner at Michel & Vincent Law, and is fluently bilingual.

His primary areas of practice include

  • Real Estate

  • Criminal Law

  • Commercial/Corporate Law

  • Construction Law

  • Estate Law

  • Wills & Power of Attorney

Professional and Community Involvement: Mr. Michel is particularly active in the community sports, as the Past-President of Sudbury Minor Hockey Association and as Past-Director of Sudbury Sports North. MR. Michel has been a minor hockey coach for over 20 years and has been a participant and advisor to a number of other athletic organizations. Mr. Michel is also a member of the Criminal Lawyers Association of Ontario and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.

Danielle Vincent

Danielle is originally from Ottawa but has lived in Sudbury since 1994. She graduated from the Forensic Science program at Laurentian University following which she attended law school at the University of Western Ontario. Danielle graduated from that program in April 2010, having focused on criminal law and completed the Criminal Law Area of Concentration. After being called to the bar in 2011, she returned to Sudbury to practice. Danielle is currently a partner at Michel & Vincent Law/Avocats and is fluently bilingual.

Her primary areas of practice include

  • Criminal Law

  • Wills & Power of Attorney

  • Estate Law

Danielle has appeared before both the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice in criminal matters involving both adult and youth accused. Danielle is a member of the Criminal Lawyers Association, the Sudbury District Law Association and l'Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario.

Danielle is also a long-standing member of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Northeastern Ontario's board of directors and currently serves as the First Vice-President on the Executive Committee of the Sudbury District Law Association.

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Melissa Sullivan

Melissa was born and raised in Sudbury. She obtained a specialized Bachelor of Arts in Law and Justice from Laurentian University in 2011. She then moved to New Brunswick where she completed her Juris Doctor degree at l’Université de Moncton. 

She also plead in several mooting competitions, including the Gale Cup in Toronto. Called to the bar in 2015, Melissa is fluently bilingual.

Her primary areas of practice include:

  • Family Law

  • Wills & Power of Attorney

  • Real Estate  

Professional and Community Involvement: Melissa is very involved within the Greater Sudbury community and sits on various boards. She was the vice president of the Board of Directors for the Northern Youth Services, which provides custodial and non-custodial services for young offenders. She was also the Chair of the French Languages Advisory Committee for that board.

In addition, she has been a Director on the board for the Caisse populaire Vallée Est limitée, and the board for La Nuit sur l’étang. She further sat on the Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee for the 2018 municipal elections.

Michael Michel

Michael is an associate lawyer at Michel and Vincent Law. Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, Michael obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Law and Justice from Laurentian University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He then obtained his Juris Doctor from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, where he completed specializations in Criminal Justice and Aboriginal and Indigenous Law. Michael was called to the bar in February 2023.

His primary areas of practice include:

  • Criminal Law

  • Real Estate

  • Wills and Power of Attorney

  • Estate Law

During law school, Michael was an Academic Peer Mentor, volunteered with Pro Bono Students Dalhousie, and completed a for-credit judicial clerkship at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. He has received numerous awards and scholarships for his academic achievement, and has been published in the Dalhousie Law Journal, the Manitoba Law Journal, and the Dalhousie Journal of Legal Studies. His next publication is forthcoming in the Criminal Law Quarterly.

Michael completed his articles at Michel and Vincent Law, and has been a student at our firm since 2020. He is a member of the Criminal Lawyers Association and the Sudbury District Law Association, and looks forward to obtaining the best possible outcome for his clients.    

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Real Estate 

Whether you are purchasing or selling, we provide a high level of professionalism and integrity ensuring you're protected from any surprises. Welcome home to your peace of mind.

Real Estate

We see your vision and we are here to make your dream come true whether it's helping companies expand their business, assisting developers, or families purchase or sell their homes. Buy and sell confidently and enjoy peace of mind knowing you have the right firm looking out for your interests with our client-focused approach and our meticulous attention to detail.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Purchase and sale of residential properties

  • Purchase and sale of commercial and industrial properties

  • Construction law 

  • Regulatory issues

  • Subdivision registration

  • Land severance applications

  • Minor variance applications

  • Commercial leasing

  • Land development

  • Mortgage and Construction finance

  • Mortgage refinancing 

  • Negotiations with Municipal Authorities 

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Criminal Law

The lawyers at Michel & Vincent Law are experts in the field of criminal law and have assisted countless individuals. We are committed to achieving the best possible outcome. 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Breaches of recognizance and probation 

  • Drug offences

  • Driving under the influence and other vehicular offences

  • Domestic violence

  • Assault and other violent offences

  • Break & enter, theft and other property offences

  • Arson

  • Charter issues

  • Fraud

  • Negligence 

  • Youth offences

  • All other offences found in the Criminal Code of Canada

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Construction Law

Working with clients on large-scale developments, commercial or residential properties, Michel & Vincent Law offers services at each step of the construction process. From negotiating the initial contract to litigating possible construction lien issues our lawyers are here to assist and represent your interests.

Our Lawyers are experienced litigators in the area of constructions liens, both defending and claiming, as well as more traditional construction-related issues such as delays, additional costs, additional work, defective materials or workmanship and misrepresentation.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Construction Liens

  • Building contracts

  • Subdivision development and registration

  • Residential and commercial mortgage registrations 

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Wills and Estate Planning

Be prepared, we understand that thinking about Wills and Power of Attorneys is often uncomfortable but it is never too early to prepare for the unexpected. There are a number of reasons for making a Will such as guardianship of minor children, distribution of your assets according to your wishes and the peace of mind knowing your loved ones are provided for.

Wills should be updated as circumstances in your life change and should be reviewed regularly to make sure it continues to reflect your wishes.

Michel & Vincent Law has the experience necessary to help you draft a Will and Power of Attorney that reflect your wishes and ensure your affairs and handled the way you intended.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Wills

  • Power of Attorney

  • Trusts

  • Estate Administration

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Commercial and Corporate Law

Clients from a wide range of companies, businesses small and large, public sector institutions, school boards, charities, not-for-profit, entrepreneurs, and professionals rely on Michel & Vincent Law for advice on everything from corporate governance to incorporations.  

We are here to help you succeed.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Commerical properties

  • Purchase and sale of business 

  • Incorporation of a company

  • Corporate restructuring

  • Lease drafting and negotiation for both the landlord and the tenant

  • Financing of new developments including registration of mortgages

  • Management of corporate minutes books

  • Can working collaboratively with your accountant 

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Family Law

We understand how important family is when you have questions regarding your family's future we are committed to providing clients with professional service, legal advice, and guidance regarding your rights and obligations.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Child custody and access

  • Child support

  • Spousal support

  • Separation agreements

  • Equalization of property

  • Marriage contracts or cohabitation agreements 

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Helping Our Clients in Every Way

Providing you with affordable services and competitively priced fees. We Offer a variety of payment options for your convenience including:

  • Flat rates for Wills and Power of Attorneys

  • Lump sum payment

  • Monthly payments

  • Interim and periodic billing

  • Legal aid for criminal and family matters

We accept:

  • Personal cheque/cash

  • Interac

  • Visa/Mastercard

  • E-transfer

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Get in Touch

If you’re looking for help with a legal issue, you’re invited to contact us either by phone or using the form below. Please do not share any confidential information with us until one of our lawyers has confirmed they can take on your case.  Before we can agree to take on your case, we need to confirm that doing so would not put us in a conflict of interest with any of our other clients.

17 Frood Road Suite 201, Sudbury, Ontario, P3C 4Y9

Phone Number : 705-222-9922

Fax: 705-222-9923

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