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June 7, 2019 - Northern Bar Annual CPD

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Flin Flon Courthouse, 104-143 Main Street, Flin Flon, MB

2019 Northern Bar Annual CPD

Friday, June 7, 2019    │   9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Flin Flon Courthouse

REGISTRATION FORM

To register for other Northern Bar Conference activities taking place June 7-8 click here.

Eligibility For CPD Hours: The full day program may be reported for up to 6.5 hours of eligible CPD activity, including 1 hour of EPPM.


Part 1: Morning Session (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Addiction – Facts and Fallacies
Presenter: Dr. Jim Simm, Staff Psychiatrist, Health Sciences Centre and Medical Director PACT Logan

You’ve seen the headlines about the addiction crises involving methamphetamine and opioids such as fentanyl. This presentation will inform you of the facts, as well as some of the fallacies, behind the headlines. You will learn about the warning signs of substance abuse and tips on how to communicate with a client who has an addiction issue. Treatment and recovery options will also be addressed.


Family Law Roundtable Discussion

Participate in a discussion with your colleagues about the Court of Queen’s Bench new Family Division case flow model, as well as the recently introduced Bill 9 The Family Law Modernization Act. What will these sweeping changes mean for the practice of family law generally and in particular in the North?

 

Eligibility For CPD Hours: The morning program may be reported for up to 3 hours of eligible CPD activity, including 0.5 hours of EPPM.


Part 2: Afternoon Session (1:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Estate Administration 101
Presenter:
Robert (Bob) Fabbri, Deeley Fabbri Sellen Law Corporation

This presentation will cover all the steps involved in basic Estate Administration from the first visit with the client through to the fees, the reporting and closing of the estate file. The presenter, Bob Fabbri, an experienced lawyer in active private practice, will discuss necessary documents, share some precedents and offer practical tips for the lawyer advising a client or administering an estate matter.


Legal Research Tools
Presenter: Karen Sawatzky, Director of Legal Resources at the Manitoba Law Library

It’s time to add some tools to your legal research toolbox. Expanding on her presentation from the 2018 Northern Bar in Thompson, Karen Sawatzky will review the legal research resources (online and print) available at the Law Library. She will also guide you through the useful databases that you can access through the Member’s Portal on the Law Society of Manitoba website.


Eligibility For CPD Hours: The afternoon program may be reported for up to 3.5 hours of eligible CPD activity, including 0.5 hours of EPPM.


 
Registration Fee:

Lawyer - $110.00 per session (plus GST)
Student - $55.00 per session (plus GST)

Note: Registration fee includes materials and lunch.

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