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Observing Orange Shirt Day – September 30

Join the Law Society of Manitoba staff on September 30, 2020 in observing Orange Shirt Day, a day to remember the children who were victims of the Canadian residential school system. Wear orange to show your support for residential school survivors and their families and take steps to learn about this dark chapter in our […]

Notice of Restrictions – Caroline Cramer, a.k.a. Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C.

Notice of Restrictions – Caroline Cramer, a.k.a. Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C. TAKE NOTICE THAT, pursuant to Section 68 of The Legal Profession Act, the Complaints Investigation Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba has imposed restrictions on the practise of law by CAROLINE  CRAMER, a.k.a. CAROLINE B. CRAMER, Q.C. and her law corporation, C. BARRETT-CRAMER LAW […]

Notice of Undertaking – Gisele Champagne a.k.a. Gisele Rita Champagne

Notice of Undertaking – Gisele Champagne a.k.a. Gisele Rita Champagne TAKE NOTICE that effective September 11, 2020, GISELE CHAMPAGNE a.k.a. GISELE RITA CHAMPAGNE has undertaken not to accept any new client matters in the area of criminal defence law and to discontinue practising in the area of criminal defence law, other than with the written […]

Law Society Seeks New Chief Executive Officer

The Law Society of Manitoba (“the Law Society”) is the independent regulator of the approximately 2,000 practicing lawyers that comprise the legal profession in Manitoba. The Law Society is mandated by statute to uphold and protect the public interest by ensuring that the delivery of legal services is done through a competent, honourable and independent […]

Join the Conversation – Part-Time Membership Fees Survey Now Open

The Law Society is exploring the possibility of offering part-time practising fees and we are seeking input from the profession. We invite all articling students, practising, non-practising and inactive members to complete a 10 minute survey to provide us with your feedback.  The survey will remain open until Wednesday, October 7th.  Learn more 

CPLED wants to hear from you

Are you a principal, legal recruiter, new lawyer (called in the last three years), or a PREP student? The Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED) wants to hear from you. CPLED is looking to gather input from stakeholders on the interest in a compressed full-time version of the Bar admission program, the Practice Readiness […]

Lawyers for Literacy Update

In March 2020 Lawyers for Literacy (L4L) event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, although we were pleased to be able to provide West Broadway Youth Outreach (WBYO) with some support through monies associated with the advance L4L fundraising. West Broadway Youth Outreach Update  In the last several months, West Broadway Youth Outreach has […]

CPLED recruits lawyers for Practice Readiness Education Program (PREP)

Join the team on the journey of training the future lawyers of Canada Developing the lawyers of tomorrow requires a team of talented and experienced legal professionals. The Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED) is recruiting lawyers with five or more years of experience who have a background in Business Law, Criminal Law and/or […]

Notice of Undertaking – Ryan William Fawcett

Notice of Undertaking – Ryan William Fawcett TAKE NOTICE that effective July 8, 2020, RYAN WILLIAM FAWCETT has undertaken to have no contact with any female member of the Society by FaceTime, text, email or other direct messaging or video communications application, for any reason other than for strictly work-related matters. If he intends on […]

Notice of Withdrawal – Grant Clay, a.k.a. Grant Randolph Clay

Notice of Withdrawal – Grant Clay a.k.a. Grant Randolph Clay TAKE NOTICE that effective September 30, 2020, GRANT CLAY, a.k.a. GRANT RANDOLPH CLAY will be retiring from the practise of law. TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that effective immediately, GRANT CLAY, a.k.a. GRANT RANDOLPH CLAY will no longer be accepting new client matters or files. DATED at […]