February is Black History Month

Posted on February 14, 2022, Updated February 7, 2023

2024-25 Articling Recruitment Guidelines

Are you a Winnipeg workplace looking to hire an articling student to start in the spring or summer of 2024? If so, please review this year’s Winnipeg Articling Recruitment Guidelines setting out the dates and procedures for soliciting applications, conducting interviews and making offers this spring for jobs starting next year. Workplaces outside of Winnipeg […]

Thank You 2022 CPD Volunteers

See the list of our generous contributors As we reflect on the past few years and look forward to the year ahead, everyone here at the Law Society (especially the CPD team) would like to express our most sincere gratitude to all of the incredible volunteers who have contributed so substantially to the education of […]

2022 Annual Member Report – Now Open

Lawyers who held practising status in Manitoba at any time in 2022 are required to file their Annual Member Report (AMR) by Saturday, April 1, 2023. This report includes: Reporting any updates to the lawyer’s contact and practice profile information. Verifying compliance with LSM rules -This includes confirmation that lawyers have met their annual MCPD […]

New & Innovative Health & Wellness Program

Providing lawyers comprehensive healthcare treatment options to support them in the safe practice of law. Health and Wellness services available to Manitoba  lawyers is growing with the addition of the new Health Recovery Program. The program offers a positive alternative to discipline where a lawyer’s conduct or competence issues are linked to health conditions, such […]

New Practice Management Self-Assessment Tools

Independent Legal Advisor – Law Society Health Recovery Program

The Law Society is seeking lawyer volunteers who are willing to provide pro bono independent legal advice to lawyers who are considering entering the Health Recovery Program. The program offers a remedial alternative to the discipline process where the lawyer’s conduct or practice concerns are related to health conditions such as addiction, depression or other […]

2022 Richard J. Scott Award Announcement

Community News Announcement Congratulations Helga D. Van Iderstine

Notice to the Public – Beware of Lee Francoeur Scam

Lee Francoeur is not a lawyer in Manitoba. Someone calling themselves Lee Francoeur has been contacting people across North America and telling them there is a dormant insurance policy or a bank account in the name of their long lost dead relative. This person says he is a lawyer at Manitoba law firm and can […]