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Change is on the horizon – PREP Launches in June

The Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED) is launching a new Bar admission program in June called the Practice Readiness Education Program. Launched in partnership with the Law Societies of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, PREP is an innovative program that will provide the lawyers of tomorrow with the skills to thrive in a professional […]

We’re Hiring – Legal Counsel

The Law Society of Manitoba is the regulator of the legal profession in Manitoba. We are currently seeking Legal Counsel to assist our General Counsel in conducting discipline hearings, admissions and education appeals and related court work including appeals, applications for judicial review, injunctive relief and custodial orders.  Counsel will be required to conduct legal […]

Seeking Applicants for Complaints Review Commissioner Position (Two Year Appointment)

The Law Society of Manitoba is seeking to appoint an individual to the position of Complaints Review Commissioner. The Law Society regulates the practise of law in Manitoba and upholds and protects the public interest in the delivery of legal services with competence, integrity and independence. The Law Society receives and considers complaints regarding the […]

Law Library Hub Pilot Program Launches Monday, February 10th

Starting Monday, February 10, free legal information and assistance will be offered two days a week through the pilot program, the Law Library Hub.  Monday afternoons 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Wednesday mornings 9:00 am-noon  During these times, members of the public can access free in-person legal information and assistance in the Manitoba Law Library, […]

New Website – New Logo

Welcome to the Law Society of Manitoba’s new website. This newly redesigned site is intended to create a user-friendly experience that is easy to navigate for both the public and members of the profession. We hope you will find all the information that you need. We welcome your feedback about your experience by sending an […]

Education Centre – Introducing New Practice Resources

Explore our new Education Centre, a central hub for a variety of resources available to assist you in your practice. In addition, to the CPD programs that we continue to offer, you will find a new and growing inventory of other practice resources, such as law practice Fundamentals, Practice Directions and Practice Pointers. Check out […]

Interested in Becoming a Bencher?

2020 is an election and appointment year in which the Law Society will elect 12 lawyer benchers, appoint four lawyer benchers and will recommend the appointment of six public representative benchers. The Law Society encourages individuals to consider joining the board of the governing body. It is a rewarding and fulfilling experience and presents a […]