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March 15, 2019 - 2019 Annual Joint Family Law Program

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Grand Ballroom, Fort Garry Place

2019 Annual Joint Family Law Program

Jointly presented by the Law Society of Manitoba, The Court of Queen’s Bench Family Division Judges and The Manitoba Bar Association, Family Law Section

The Times They are a Changin'

March 15, 2019 │ 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Registration closes Wednesday, March 6

​New - Complete Program Agenda

The landscape of Family Law Practice is quickly shifting and yet the old challenges faced by Family Law Lawyers haven’t gone away. 

The Times They Are a Changin’ offers you presentations on:

  • Practical answers to common challenges

  • Tips for client and  practice management

  • Specialized family dispute resolution skills

  • NEW ideas about ethical obligations to clients' children

  • NEW screening tools for domestic violence

  • Updates on Bill C-78 for the Divorce Act

  •  Information about the new administrative model of family law promised by the Manitoba government in the Throne Speech. 

Take away new ideas, new knowledge and more information to help you with all the change around you.  Join us in the eye of the storm – where you will find a place to think, learn, ask questions and get answers.



Out-of-Town Presenters:
Patricia M. Hebert, Q.C, Gordon Zwaenepoel Law Office - Edmonton Family Law
Hilary Linton
, Riverdale Mediation, Experienced Mediation Trainer, J.D., LL.M., FDRP.
Med-Certified Specialist in Family Mediation, Acc. FM., Cert. F. Med.

Presenters from the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench
The Honourable Mr. Justice  Allan D. Dueck (Family Division)
The Honourable Madam Justice Kaye E. Dunlop (Family Division)
The Honourable Mr. Justice Regan Thatcher (Family Division)  
The Honourable Mr. Justice Scott Abel  (Brandon)
& Master Karen Clearwater 

Presenters from Manitoba
Dave Wright, Deputy Minister of Justice & Deputy Attorney General
Tracy Morrow, General Counsel, Manitoba Justice
Suzanne Gervais, Assistant Deputy Minister of Justice, Court Division

Greg Evans, Evans Family Law Corporation
Robynne Kazina, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Dean R. Kropp, TapperCuddy, LLP
Lawrence Pinsky, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Sam Raposo, Deputy Executive Director, Legal Aid Manitoba
Marta Smith, Duboff Edwards Haight & Schachter, Law Corporation


Registration Deadline - Wednesday, March 6

Registration Fee:

Lawyer or Judge - $370.00 (plus GST)
MBA Member - $300.00 (plus GST)
Student - $185.00 (plus GST)

Note: Registration fee includes lunch and downloadable materials.

Eligibility For CPD Hours: This program may be reported for up to 6.5 hours of eligible CPD activity, including 2 hours of EPPM.

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