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Notice of Withdrawal – Thomas (Tom) Turner

Effective January 13, 2022, THOMAS (TOM) TURNER has withdrawn from the practice of law pending investigations into his conduct. Leah Kosokowsky Chief Executive Officer Issued: January 13, 2022

2021 Annual Member Report – Now Open

Notice of Suspension – Gregory Lloyd Bauman

Pursuant to the resolution of a Panel of the Discipline Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba made on November 25, 2021, GREGORY LLOYD BAUMAN of GINNELL BAUMAN WATT LAW CORPORATION was found guilty of professional misconduct and is suspended from the practice of law for a period of six (6) months, commencing on December […]

Newly Added Remote Witnessing Resources

2021 Richard J. Scott Award Announcement

Community News Announcement Congratulations Heather Leonoff, Q.C. 2021 Richard J. Scott Award Recipient Ms Leonoff is the Director of the Constitutional Law Branch of the Department of Justice with the Province of Manitoba. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated an unwavering and longstanding commitment to advancing the rule of law and has made significant contributions […]

Notice of Interim Suspension – Caroline Cramer

CAROLINE CRAMER is suspended from the practice of law effective immediately. As a result, CAROLINE CRAMER may not practise law in any capacity, either in her own name or through any entity, including: Caroline B. Cramer Law Corporation Brotman & Cramer Estate Attorneys of Manitoba Central Canadian Will Bank & Registry Hart Investment Ltd. Hart […]

Notice of Suspension – Chaman Deep Badohal

Pursuant to the resolution of a Panel of the Discipline Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba made on September 7, 2021, CHAMAN DEEP BADOHAL of FOCUSED LAW OFFICE was found guilty of conduct unbecoming a lawyer and professional misconduct and is suspended from the practice of law for a period of 2 years, commencing […]

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!