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Call for Appointed Bencher Applications Due April 24

There is an opening for a practising lawyer to join our board as an Appointed Bencher for the remainder of the 2022-2024 term once President and Appointed Bencher Sacha Paul becomes a life bencher on May 18, 2023. Whether or not you are running in the by-election, all practising Manitoba lawyers are invited to put […]

Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day. Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. In the legal profession, we have much to celebrate. Women have come a long way since 1916, when Isabel Maclean Hunt became the first woman in Manitoba to receive an LL.B. Yet there remains much work to do. While […]

Notice of Resignation – Jeffrey Mark Rabb

By resolution of a Panel of the Discipline Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba, JEFFREY MARK RABB was found guilty of conduct unbecoming a lawyer and was permitted to resign his membership with The Law Society of Manitoba effective February 1, 2023. Leah Kosokowsky Chief Executive Officer Issued: February 24, 2023

Bencher By-Election – Wednesday, April 26, 2023

A Bencher By-Election will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 in order to fill a vacant position in the City of Winnipeg Electoral District. Online voting polls will open Tuesday, April 4, 2023, and close 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. Candidate Nominations are due Monday, March 27 at 5:00 p.m. A copy […]

2023-2024 Practising Fee and Assessments Notice

The Practising Fee and Assessments Notice for the year April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024, was sent to the profession Wednesday, March 1. Lawyers can download a copy of their personalized invoice by logging into the member portal. Personalized invoices will include a unique invoice number and, where applicable additional charges for fast track […]

Notice of Restriction – Tyler David Warren

TYLER DAVID WARREN has not been permitted to have a pooled trust account since May 2015 and is prohibited from handling trust money in relation to his practice of law in Manitoba. Leah Kosokowsky Chief Executive Officer Issued: February 14, 2023

Notice of Withdrawal – Karen Webb

KAREN WEBB will be retiring and withdrawing from the practice of law on or before June 30, 2023. As of February 9, 2023, KAREN WEBB will not: practice law on any real estate transaction or matter; accept new client matters or retainers; and undertake new legal work on matters opened by others in her law […]

February is Black History Month

Posted on February 14, 2022, Updated February 7, 2023

Notice of Withdrawal – P. Richard Stefanyshyn

P. RICHARD STEFANYSHYN has retired from the active practice of law, effective January 24, 2023. Effective immediately, P. RICHARD STEFANYSHYN will no longer be accepting new client matters or files. Leah Kosokowsky Chief Executive Officer Issued: January 24, 2023

2024-25 Articling Recruitment Guidelines

Are you a Winnipeg workplace looking to hire an articling student to start in the spring or summer of 2024? If so, please review this year’s Winnipeg Articling Recruitment Guidelines setting out the dates and procedures for soliciting applications, conducting interviews and making offers this spring for jobs starting next year. Workplaces outside of Winnipeg […]