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Notice of Withdrawal- Dean Richert

Notice of Withdrawal – Dean Richert Effective April 8, 2021, DEAN RICHERT has withdrawn from the practice of law pending investigations into his conduct. April 8, 2021 Leah Kosokowsky Chief Executive Officer

Jughead’s Journey: Celebrating Green Shirt Day – April 7, 2021

Law Society Chief Executive Officer Leah Kosokowsky Shares Her Personal Organ Donation Story The subject of organ donation is near and dear to my heart. Thirty years ago, my brother, Doug, was diagnosed with kidney disease and was told that one day, he would require a transplant. Eight years ago that prognosis came to fruition. […]

Notice of Disbarment – Brian Attwood (Woody) Langford

Notice of Disbarment – Brian Attwood (Woody) Langford By resolution of a Panel of the Discipline Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba, BRIAN ATTWOOD (WOODY) LANGFORD was found guilty of conduct unbecoming a lawyer and professional misconduct. He was ordered to be disbarred and his name struck from the Rolls of Barristers and Solicitors […]

COVID-19 Articling Update: Changes Remain In Place for 2021/2022

Changes to requirements for students introduced in response to COVID-19 last year will remain in place for the 2021/2022 articling year. The Law Society of Manitoba Articling Requirements Articling students will be eligible to be Called to the Bar providing that they have completed all educational requirements and have served articles for a minimum of […]

Notice of Suspension – Douglas A. Mayer

Notice of Suspension – Douglas A. Mayer Pursuant to resolutions of the Discipline Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba made on October 22, 2020 and November 30, 2020, DOUGLAS ALBERT MAYER of FAMILY LAW OFFICE is suspended from the practice of law commencing April 1, 2021 through to and including May 30, 2021. February […]

2020 Annual Member Report Now Open

The 2020 Annual Member Report (AMR) is now open on the member portal. Who needs to complete the AMR? All members of the Law Society of Manitoba who held practising status in Manitoba at any time in 2020 must file this report. What does this include? The AMR asks members to review and confirm their […]