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2013 Annual Member Report
The annual membership report is due April 1, 2014 and is now available by clicking on the Members Portal tab above. It combines your annual report on your continuing professional development activities in 2013 and your Law Corporation renewal (for those that have them). This report must be filed by every Manitoba lawyer who had practising status in 2013. Completing and submitting this report is mandatory. Your personalized report is now available online and can be completed and submitted online. Once you have submitted your Report you will receive an email confirmation that it has been received. You will also be sent a PDF copy for your records.
Member Update Form
For use by Practising, Inactive, Non-Practising and Suspended members as well as, Articling Students and Registered Law Students to submit changes (address, employment etc) of contact information and other details to the Law Society of Manitoba. ____________________________________________________________________________ Some changes are required pursuant to Law Society Rules: __ 2-75(1)“A member must advise the chief executive officer of: a) the name under which the member, or his or her law firm or employer carries on business; and b) the address of his or her place of business _________________________________________________ 2-75(2) "A lawyer must immediately advise the chief executive officer of: a) any change in the lawyer's place of business; and b) any change in the address of the lawyer's place of business"
Application to Commence Active Practice
An Application to Commence Active Practice must be filed by all new members who intend to practise law in Manitoba. Applicants requesting to commence active practice more than 90 days AFTER their Call to the Bar must also submit this application together with a non-refundable application fee along with a certificate of standing from all governing bodies of the legal profession, inside and outside of Canada, of which you are or were ever a member, dated not more than 30 days before the date of your application.
Application to Resume Active Practice
This application is for Non-Practising, Inactive or Suspended members who have previously held Practising status and now wish to resume active practice. Please note this application must be submitted three weeks prior to any anticipated start date along with the non-refundable application fee and a certificate of standing from all governing bodies of the legal profession, inside and outside of Canada, of which you are or were ever a member, dated not more than 30 days before the date of your application. Additionally, the application must be approved and the appropriate practising and insurance fees/form must be received by the Law Society before a members status will be updated to Practising.
Non-Practising and Inactive Membership
Information document outlining the differences of INACTIVE and NON-PRACTISING membership in the Law Society of Manitoba
Application to Withdraw From Practice (Sole Practitioner)
Specific details regarding a members practice are required when a member of a sole practice withdraws. Please note: refunds are issued based on the date the Application to Withdraw is received at the Law Society's offices.
Application to Withdraw From Practice (Leaving a Firm/Employment)
Details regarding a members practice are required when a member of a firm or in an employed situation withdraws. Please note: refunds are issued based on the date the Application to Withdraw is received at the Law Society's offices.
Application to Act as a Principal
Application for lawyers to act as Principals of articling students. Applicants must be a practising lawyer and have carried on active practice in Manitoba for not less than three years immediately preceding becoming a Principal and meet the criteria for principals established by the Society. Only approved Principals or their delegates may offer an articling position to a student.
Information for Members Applying for a Pardon
 
Application for a Pardon
 
Authorization for Disclosure of Information Form
 
2013 Annual Member Report - Hardcopy
This is a paper copy of the Annual Member Report; however, a personalized report is available online and can be completed and submitted online. The online version is pre populated with your current contact information and includes CPD courses taken through the Law Society of Manitoba as well as any course information entered by you in the CPD Tracker.
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