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World Mental Health Day: Announcing Law(yer) Strong

The New Peer Support Program for Manitoba’s Legal Profession On World Mental Health Day, we are excited to announce the establishment of Law(yer) Strong, the new peer support organization for the legal profession in Manitoba. A joint initiative of the Manitoba Bar Association and the Law Society of Manitoba, it reflects our recognition that a […]

Inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Law Society of Manitoba recognizes the significance of the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This new federal statutory holiday is an opportunity for us all to recognize and reflect on the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools. For the legal profession, it is also a day to reflect on the […]

News Release – Province Announces New Regulations To Support Remote Witnessing And Commissioning Options

New regulations that establish processes for remote witnessing and commissioning are now in effect, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. Click here to download the full release, or visit the Government of Manitoba news page. The LSM CPD will be a presenting a how-to program on complying with the new regulations. Watch for it!

New Access to Justice Initiative: Civil Society Organizations 

Recently the Law Society introduced changes to the Rules and Code of Professional Conduct, to allow lawyers to deliver legal services through Civil Society Organizations (CSO). Registered charities and not-for-profits can now apply to the Law Society to be registered as a CSO, and upon approval, offer legal services to their clients on-site through a […]