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The aim of the Law Society of Manitoba is a public well served by a competent, honourable and independent legal profession.

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Office Hours

Monday to Friday

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address

219 Kennedy St
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3C 1S8 - MAP

Telephone: 204-942-5571
Facsimile: 204-956-0624

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What's New

New and notable information for the public and the profession

Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD) Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions about your required Continuing Professional Development, click here.
New Law Society CEO
 
Laptop Lawyer Video Interview (LVI) Capacity with Clients in Provincial Correctional Centres
Click the above link to see the notice to the profession, from Manitoba Justice, regarding Laptop Lawyer Video Interview (LVI) Capacity with Clients in Provincial Corrections Centres.
Fees in Estate Matters – Revised Statement of Principles
The Law Society has updated the Statement of Principles applicable to lawyers who act in a representative capacity and also to fees generally in the context of estate administration (both those of the personal representative and of the lawyer acting for the personal representative)
The Property Registry Land Titles Deposit Accounts
 
NEW OFFERING – DIGITAL RECORDING ACCESS
In partnership with Manitoba Justice, LDRC is pleased to offer access to the Digital Audio Recordings of select courtrooms at the Winnipeg Courthouse
Notice of Withdrawal from Practice
CHRISTOPHER BRENT TUGWELL
Wi Fi now available at Thompson Court House
LDRC is pleased to announce that wi fi service is now available in the Thompson Court House for all Manitoba lawyers and Judges
POLICY OF INSURANCE IN EFFECT
JULY 1, 2014 to JULY 1, 2015 - The Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance Group Policy No. 27003 is now in effect. To download a copy of the Policy, log into the Member’s Portal and open the Insurance tab.
Trinity Western University Decision
 
2014-2015 Manitoba CPLED Program Schedule
 
Check out the newly renumbered Code of Professional Conduct
 
Important New Materials Regarding Conduct of Lawyers in the IAP
 
Offer Dates for Recruitment of Articling Students for 2016-2017
 
New Insurance Coverage for Lawyers Serving as Directors or Officers
 
Law Society removes application deadline for the Forgivable Loans Program
Applicants no longer have to wait until they have been accepted into the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Law to submit their application for a forgivable loan.
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Upcoming CPD Events
November 28 & 29 - 2014 Isaac Pitblado Lectures - Accessing Justice: Beyond Barriers * Sold Out
le 2 décembre 2014 - Le professionnalisme au quotidien
December 3, 2014 - Everyday Ethics Series: Money 101 (Billing, Accounting, Borrowing and Lending)
December 2014 - March 2015: Everyday Ethics Series
December 5, 2014 - The Property Registry Land Titles Deposit Accounts
December 8, 2014 - Can’t We all Just Get Along: Using Estate Planning Agreements to Address Family Issues
December 9, 2014 - DVD Replay: Mental Health and Lawyers: Real Life Lessons
Winter CPD Replays
December 15, 2014 - DVD Replay: Grace Under Pressure, Taking the "I" out of Family Law
December 16, 2014 - DVD Replay: Anatomy of an Estate
January 5, 2015 - DVD Replay: The Approximately 11th Annual Accommodation in the Workplace
January 6, 2015 - DVD Replay: Sessions 1-3 of the Everyday Ethics Series Featuring Allan Fineblit, Q.C
January 7, 2015 - DVD Replay: Assisted Reproduction: Legal Parentage & Birth Registration
January 7, 2015 - DVD Replay: Intellectual Property; Protection And Enforcement
January 8, 2015 - DVD Replay: New Legislation; The Municipal By-Law Enforcement Act
January 9, 2015 - Everyday Ethics Series: Privilege and Confidentiality
January 12, 2015 - New Legislation: The Condominium Act
February 11, 2015 - Everyday Ethics Series: Mobility 101...from Pangnirtung to Chicoutimi
February 20, 2015 - Expert Opinion Evidence
February 24, 2015 - Wills that Work: Practical and Proficient Drafting
February 27, 2015 - Estate Administration for Paralegals and Support Staff
March 11, 2015 - Everyday Ethics Series: Glass 1/2 Full (Little Things that Cause Big Problems)
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