Tristan Joanette Associate


Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2021 - Ontario


Primary office:  Ottawa


Tristan Joanette

Tristan Joanette is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the Advocacy Department.

Tristan completed his JD at the University of Ottawa, where he earned the University of Ottawa Silver Medal for the second-highest GPA in the program. He also holds a bachelor degree in social sciences with a specialization in political science.

During law school, Tristan worked as a research assistant in international law. Tristan won the Moncton-Ottawa Cup and represented the University of Ottawa at the Charles-Rousseau International Law Moot Court Competition in Anger, France, and the Laskin Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition in Winnipeg. As a mooter, Tristan won numerous prizes and distinctions for his skills as both an oralist and in legal drafting.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Tristan was the Aquatic Director at Canada’s biggest water park, Calypso, where he developed a risk management program, improved the cost effectiveness of the organization, managed the aquatic staff and supervised the legal cases of the company.

Tristan is passionate about aviation and skiing.

He is fluent in French and English. 

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2021
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2020

    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Prize
    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      Best Oralist (Moncton-Ottawa Moot Competition)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      Best Team (Moncton-Ottawa Moot Competition)
    • Education
       2020
      University of Ottawa, JD and Hons. Bachelor of Social Sciences with Specialization in Political Science
  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      Seventh-best Oralist (Laskin Moot Competition)
  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Fifth-best Team (Charles Rousseau Moot Competition)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Ninth-best Oralist (Charles Rousseau Moot Competition)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Second-best Factum (Charles Rousseau Moot Competition)
  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      Best Oralist (Ottawa Gowling WLG Moot Court Competition)
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
       2014
      University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship
    • Rankings & Awards
       2014
      Rotary Scholarship awarded in recognition of academic excellence and community service