Lawyers For Literacy – March 11, 2023

We’re Back and In Person! The Law Society of Manitoba is pleased to continue to support the West Broadway Youth Outreach (WBYO) and sponsor the 13th annual edition of Lawyers for Literacy on Saturday, March 11. Lawyers will once again have the opportunity to spend quality one-on-one time helping a child with their reading skills […]

Crown Attorney – Manitoba Prosecution Service

This will be an ongoing recruitment initiative for Crown Attorneys in Winnipeg. This will allow you to submit a single application that will be considered for Crown Attorney positions that become vacant through out the year until May 31, 2023 in Winnipeg Fulltime term positions with the possibility of becoming regular are available. There are […]

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 […]

World Mental Health Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Mental Health Day is Making Mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority. Supporting meaningful health and wellness in the profession remains a top priority for the Law Society. It’s perfectly normal to have ups and downs and it is also perfectly normal to talk about that and sometimes […]

Improving the Retention & Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession – Final Report

Earlier this year, the International Association of Women Judges Canadian Chapter partnered with the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association to host a Women’s Roundtable to discuss issues associated with the advancement and retention of women in the legal profession. The Final Report for this event is now available. The report provides […]