About Us


Talent. Human Capital. Team. However you refer to your employees, hiring is the most important business decision you will make. Our mission is to help you find the right “fit”: hire the talent who will contribute to your competitive advantage and drive results.

Founded in 1994, Shore & Associates is a Montreal-based retained and exclusive search firm recognized for delivering results. We cultivate long-term relationships and lasting engagements focused on the sustainable success of your organization. And we stand by our promise: we guarantee our work for a significant period, depending on the hire level.

We actively recruit lawyers for a sophisticated clientele that includes top law firms, at the associate and partner levels, as well as for in-house counsel positions. This includes Jurisflex, our new contract lawyer offering.

Shore & Associates is also known for its Executive Search and Third Sector Search work.

Contact us to find out if there is a fit between your firm and ours.


In the news:
Les domaines de pratique Super in et Super out au Québec, Droit-Inc.com
Market has cooled off from heady days of five years ago, Lawyers Weekly
How new hires can get a running start, Toronto Star
Les avocats à temps partiel, Droit-Inc.com

Our Team


Barbara ShoreVcardbshore@shoreassoc.comLinkedInT: 514-878-3100

Barbara Shore, B.A., M.A., C.H.R.A. has worked in executive search since 1984, first with the firm now known as KPMG, and since 1994 as the founder and president of Shore & Associates. Barbara has gained a reputation for her uncompromised client service, and her ability to understand the nuances of each client’s specific environment.
Barbara is a committed volunteer and sits on community agency boards. She also serves as a mentor to young women at early stages of their career. She is the Mentoring coordinator for IWF’s Montreal chapter and is on the executive committee for the Mentoring Program for MBA students at McGill University.

Marie WongVcardmwong@shoreassoc.comLinkedInT: 514-878-2624

Marie Wong, B.Sc. and a Certificate in Human Resources, has worked in the recruitment field since 1999. Marie consistently demonstrates her ability to target candidates with her disciplined approach, resourcefulness and professionalism that has resulted in consistent praise and appreciation from client and candidate for her contribution to each mandate’s success. She is meticulous in her research and evaluates candidates based on a clear understanding of the client’s needs and company culture. Over the years, Marie has built a broad network of contacts and established strong professional relationships within the full range of functional professions, in public, private and non-profit organizations.

Michel OhayonVcardmohayon@shoreassoc.comLinkedInT: 514-878-4777

Michel Ohayon, B.A., M.B.A., joined Shore & Associates in early 2010, having worked in the professional services and human resources industry since 2003. Michel has a strong client orientation and is recognized for his ability to master the particularities of diverse industries, cultures and issues. His in-depth knowledge and understanding of human resources issues, gained from spending six years at a global human resources consultancy, help provide strategic understanding of larger client challenges. Beyond his day job, Michel serves as a Board or Executive Committee member of organizations ranging from the private sector to various non-profits.

Contact Us

Telephone / Reception: 514-878-3443
Fax (please do not fax your CV/résumé): 514-878-2473
Email for general information or to send your CV/résumé (please see this section): resume@shoreassoc.com

Barbara Shore: 514-878-3100 bshore@shoreassoc.com
Marie Wong: 514-878-2624 mwong@shoreassoc.com
Michel Ohayon: 514-878-4777 mohayon@shoreassoc.com

Address: 1155 Robert-Bourassa Blvd (formerly University Street) suite 514, Montreal, Quebec (Canada) H3B 3A7

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Parking: available on surrounding streets and nearby lots (paid)
Metro: McGill (green line) is the closest station, though we are also near Square-Victoria and Bonaventure (orange line). See map for directions.