- André has been practicing in Hearst since 2000. He is originally from Hearst, but he lived in Montreal for part of his childhood and completed his university studies at the University of Ottawa.
- André has a general practice of law. He has over 20 years of experience practicing law in northern Ontario, including Aboriginal communities on the James Bay coast. He handles cases in criminal and family law, real estate law, wills and estates, civil litigation and commercial and corporate law. André assists victims of crime in obtaining compensation from the CICB and has helped members of aboriginal communities to obtain compensation for physical and psychological abuse in residential schools. Finally, for more than 15 years, André has been a prosecutor for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry for provincial offences related to this department.
- André has always been involved in his community to improve the lot of less fortunate and poor people. He sat and served as Chair of the Board of Directors (CA) of La Maison Arc-en-ciel for more than 10 years. Subsequently, he was part of the Notre-Dame Hospital Foundation team from 2007 to 2017. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Grand-Nord Legal Clinic.
- André obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa in 1991 and subsequently obtained his law degree in 1994. He did his articling practice in David Lanthier's law office in Cochrane 1995 and he was called to the bar in 1996. After working for a few years in Cochrane, he returned to his hometown.
- André is a member of the AJEFO as well as the Cochrane Law Association.
- Finally, when André does not work, he enjoys the outdoors and the company of his wife, Micheline, and his little Chow Chow, Juliet.