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Call to the Bar

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June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017
Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall


The Law Society of Manitoba will conduct its annual Call to the Bar ceremony on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall. The ceremony is a special sitting of the Court of Queen’s Bench. The judiciary of Manitoba will be participating, along with The Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association.

It is anticipated that 73 candidates will be presented for admission to the bar on this day. Others from the 2017-18 bar admissions class will be called to the Bar at proceedings taking place before or after June 15 and at various Courts throughout Manitoba.

At the proceedings on June 15 guest speaker, The Honourable Madam Justice Holly Beard of the Manitoba Court of Appeal, will address the candidates for Call and Admission.

The A. Montague Israels, Q.C. Memorial Prize for the outstanding Bar Admission Course student will be presented to one of the candidates by the Honourable Madame Justice Lori Spivak.

After the ceremony, the newly admitted members of the Bar each sign the Rolls of the Law Society and the Court of Queen’s Bench.

For further information, please contact Joan Holmstrom at 204-926-2017

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