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Law and Disability in Canada
(8 days ago) Professors Ruby Dhand and David Ireland, two of the authors of ‘Law and Disability in Canada: Cases and Materials’, available now on the LexisNexis Canada Bookstore, will be presenting a live interactive webinar discussing selected topics from their book including access to justice for people with mental health disabilities and addiction, and disability in the criminal justice system.
Life Beyond Law : Where Does the Practice of Law Fit Into
(Just Now) PDF Registration Form As lawyers we often think that being busy is a virtue which defines us and our worth. Maintaining a heavy workload may be a positive addiction, with the same challenges as other addictions, and it is important to keep things in perspective. This means being attentive to the other parts of your … Continue reading "Life Beyond Law : Where Does the Practice of Law Fit Into
What's New in Privacy Law
(4 days ago) Attendance at this MBA meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development for a maximum of 1.5 hours. Michael Jason Co-Chair, MBA Corporate Counsel Section Richardson International Limited Ph: 204- 934-5249 [email protected] Cory Shangreaux Co-Chair, MBA Corporate Counsel Section
How leading law firms are delivering results through
(8 days ago) They will also review common paint points faced by law firms focused on process automation and how they can be addressed. And – finally – they will consider the business case for increased process automation in law firms. Accreditation: Law Society of Ontario: This program contains 1 hour of Professionalism Content.
Misrepresentation, Trusts, and Administrative Law Texts
(8 days ago) “The law of misrepresentation is fairly complex – though it does not fall squarely within contract law, it can have a considerable effect on a contract, in some instances making it voidable. This voidability, leading to relief through rescission, is both a cause of action and a defence.
Law and Disability in Canada
(7 days ago) Professors Ruby Dhand and David Ireland, two of the authors of ‘Law and Disability in Canada: Cases and Materials’, available now on the LexisNexis Canada Bookstore, will be presenting a live interactive webinar discussing selected topics from their book including access to justice for people with mental health disabilities and addiction, and disability in the … Continue reading "Law and
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(Just Now) Keep up to date with Legal Newsletters – Environmental Law. In case you didn’t know, we offer nearly 40 digital newsletters in all areas of law. These newsletters are provided by LexisNexis and Westlaw from the latest available decisions. Take a look at our guide for a list of newsletters, and send us an email to subscribe.
Family Law Webinar
(3 days ago) Our presenter, lawyer Len Fishman of Fishman Beley Family Law Associates, will be discussing the family law process in Manitoba and important recent changes. Webinar is free, but attendees must register. Click here to register. Click here to view the full schedule of the Fall Webinar Series.
Business Law Archives
(4 days ago) Law in the Library is a free program offered by the Winnipeg Public Library in conjunction with the Community Legal Education Association. This program offers free sessions on various areas of law, presented by professionals. Registration through the Winnipeg Public Library is required. The upcoming sessions are: Small Business and the Law
Understanding legal project management
(8 days ago) Law firms are increasingly under pressure to deliver value and be more efficient and having sophisticated project management teams and processes can be a key differentiator. To service client needs now in a complex operating environment, law firms need to meld business, technology and knowledge management vertically to align with the work done
Welfare Law Webinar
(4 days ago) Presenter, Jennifer Unger from Legal Aid’s Public Interest Law Centre, will be sharing information and helpful guidance on issues relating to welfare law in Manitoba. Webinar is free, but attendees must register. Click here to register. Click here to view the full schedule of the Fall Webinar Series.
DISTINGUISHED VISITORS LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS: DR. CAROL
(1 days ago) The Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series kicks off its 2021-2022 season with a talk from Dr. Carol Liao, an Associate Professor, UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar , and Director of the Centre for Business Law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia.This event is eligible for 2 hours of CPD credits. Dr. Liao will speak on “Critical Race Feminism and
Due Diligence: The Transactional Foundation
(2 days ago) SPEAKER: Melinda Moch, MLT Aikins LLP MODERATOR: Jason Bryk, Pitblado Law. Registration is open to members of the Manitoba Bar Association. If you are interested in becoming a member, please email [email protected] In the steady business of real estate transactions, practice standards can be key to the success of both the transaction itself and your continuing client relationship.
Manitoba Law Foundation Archives
(5 days ago) The Law Society of Manitoba $ 535,824. In addition to the required grants paid under the provisions of the Act, the Foundation also makes discretionary grants under s.90(4) and in accordance with the objects of the Foundation. These grants are allocated from the surplus at the end of the previous fiscal year after the deduction of operating
Annual Child Protection Program
(1 days ago) Annual Child Protection Program. Jointly presented by The Law Society of Manitoba, The Court of Queen’s Bench Judges and The Provincial Court Judges. The task of parenting and the establishment of healthy family dynamics become infinitely more difficult when one or more family members has a neurodevelopmental disorder such as FASD, ADHD or
Law Library Hub on Hiatus
(9 days ago) The Law Society of Manitoba is committed to the advancement, promotion, and facilitation of increased access to justice for all Manitobans. The Law Library Hub is a pilot program and the goal of the project is to provide information and assistance to members of …
Climate Change and the Role of Legal Counsel: a Discussion
(9 days ago) Join the students from Robson Hall’s Environmental Law class and hear from a representative of Lawyers for Climate Justice (L4CJ), a group of lawyers and law students focused on advancing climate justice within the Canadian legal profession. Qualifies for 1.0 hours of CPD ethics, professionalism and/or practice management content.
2021 Isaac Pitblado Lectures: A Shot in the Arm – Can We
(8 days ago) Jointly presented by The Law Society of Manitoba, the Manitoba Bar Association and the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law. Whether you graduated in this century or the last, contract law has changed since you were in law school. The 2021 Pitblado Lectures will provide a comprehensive update on an array of contracts topics.
How is the Canadian Class Actions Landscape Evolving
(5 days ago) These are increasing the risks facing organizations in sectors such as long-term care, technology, insurance, transportation and government. In our first session, our panelists will review the key drivers and trends in class action law and the expected outcomes in the near to medium term.
Ask a Young Lawyer Anything
(2 days ago) Attendance at this MBA meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development for a maximum of 1.5 hours. At approximately 9:30am on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link that you will click on to join the Zoom video conference meeting.
Important Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering Rules for
(7 days ago) Lawyers and law firms do not want to knowingly or unknowingly allow clients to launder money by washing it through a lawyer’s trust account. For some time, The Law Society of Manitoba has had two sets of rules in place, known as the “client identification and verification rules” and the …
How is the Canadian Class Actions Landscape Evolving
(Just Now) Speakers: Pierre-Jérôme Bouchard, Investment Manager / Legal Counsel, Omni Bridgeway Sabrina Lombardi, Lawyer, McKenzie Lake Chair: Kevin McLaren, Partner, Hammerco Lawyers Canada’s class action landscape is evolving rapidly. Drivers include the evolving impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and evolving changes to privacy laws; emerging changes related to the certification process in
Everything You Need to Know about Administrative Procedure
(Just Now) MANITOBA BAR ASSOCIATION CIVIL LITIGATION SECTION MUNICIPAL LAW SECTION NOTICE OF JOINT ONLINE MEETING Bring a Buddy Months – In April and May 2021 consider bringing a non-member buddy to a Section Meeting. Sections provide opportunities for lawyers to further their professional education and to keep ahead of current developments within the profession. The MBA …
Show me the Money: Debt, Default and Enforcement
(1 days ago) When a client comes to you with a collections issue, whether they are a creditor seeking to enforce their claim or a debtor seeking to understand and properly navigate their options, the stakes are high and the law is complex. Join us for this reboot of the popular “Show me the Money” collections law CPD previously held in 2006 and 2012.
(Just Now) The latest Business eLaw has been published. If you’re not familiar with this resource, it is a publication produced by the Law Society of Manitoba with the latest news on a particular area of law, including digests of recent decisions, relevant changes to legislation, and other interesting commentary. eLaws are produced on Business, Criminal, Family, Labour and Employment, Litigation
(4 days ago) The Law Society of Manitoba may issue a limited practice certificate that authorizes a person who is not a lawyer to engage in a limited law practice, subject to conditions and restrictions set out in the rules and regulations. These limited practitioners must meet education and training requirements and are regulated by the Law Society.
Optimize Your Research Skills with vLex and Irwin Law
(7 days ago) Legal Research with vLex and Irwin Law Webinar. Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m. Irwin Law’s comprehensive Essentials of Canadian Law series is moving from desLibris onto the vLex platform.. Learn how to incorporate these texts, vLex and the AI assistant Vincent into your legal research with this free webinar.
Manitoba Legal Blog Round-Up
(4 days ago) Manitoba Intends to Expand the Scope for its Retail Sales Tax in the 2021 Budget by Seth P. Boulding April 15, 2021. Mark Alward Participated as the Moderator on Episode 236 of the Employment Matters Podcast about Employment Law Considerations in Canada with the shift to working from home by Mark Alward April 12, 2021.