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2020 Richard J. Scott Award Recipient Announced

LSM Community News Announcement Congratulations Robert L. Tapper, Q.C. Mr. Tapper is a leading civil litigator in the Province of Manitoba. He has advanced the interests of a broad spectrum of clients before all levels of court in Manitoba and in the Supreme Court of Canada. He has made significant contributions to jurisprudence in the […]

COVID–19 Update: Mental Health & Wellness Resources

COVID-19 New Restrictions On November 12, 2020, the entire Province of Manitoba was elevated to critical code red restrictions on the province’s pandemic response system. The newest Order issued under the Public Health Act permits both the Law Society and Law Firms to remain open and allow members of the public to attend providing the […]

Funding Awarded for Access to Justice Coordinator

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, the Manitoba Law Foundation announced the Law Society of Manitoba would be the recipient of a Special Granting Initiative, supporting the work of increasing access to justice. This funding will enable the Law Society to hire a full-time Access to Justice Coordinator dedicated to promoting and supporting the work of […]

Education Centre Launches New Practice Resource Materials

If you haven’t recently visited the Law Society Education Centre, now is a great time to check it out. We are excited to announce our newly relaunched Practice Resource library. This comprehensive collection of resources is now conveniently available at the click of your mouse, free of charge. While designed to support all Manitoba lawyers […]

Notice of Restrictions – John Sinclair

Notice of Restrictions – John Sinclair On October 13, 2020, the Complaints Investigation Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba imposed restrictions on the practice of law by JOHN SINCLAIR and JOHN L. SINCLAIR LAW CORPORATION, pending completion of the investigation and any disciplinary proceeding that may follow. Effective immediately, JOHN SINCLAIR and JOHN L. SINCLAIR […]

Notice of Undertaking – Ryan Fawcett, a.k.a Ryan William Fawcett

Notice of Undertaking – Ryan Fawcett, a.k.a Ryan William Fawcett Effective October 8, 2020, RYAN FAWCETT, a.k.a RYAN WILLIAM FAWCETT has undertaken that, unless he has prior written authorization of the Law Society, he will not contact any woman who is: a member of the Society; a legal assistant; or an employee of the courts, […]

Notice of Disbarment – Paul Hesse, a.k.a. Paul Richard Hesse

Notice of Disbarment – Paul Hesse, a.k.a. Paul Richard Hesse TAKE NOTICE THAT, that by resolution of a Panel of the Discipline Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba, PAUL HESSE, a.k.a. PAUL RICHARD HESSE was found guilty of professional misconduct. TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that pursuant to Section 72(1)(a) of The Legal Profession Act, a […]

Notice of Restrictions – Caroline Cramer, a.k.a. Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C.

Notice of Restrictions – Caroline Cramer, a.k.a. Caroline B. Cramer, Q.C. TAKE NOTICE THAT, pursuant to Section 68 of The Legal Profession Act, the Complaints Investigation Committee of The Law Society of Manitoba has imposed restrictions on the practise of law by CAROLINE  CRAMER, a.k.a. CAROLINE B. CRAMER, Q.C. and her law corporation, C. BARRETT-CRAMER LAW […]

Notice of Undertaking – Gisele Rita Champagne

Notice of Undertaking – Gisele Rita Champagne TAKE NOTICE that effective September 11, 2020, GISELE RITA CHAMPAGNE has undertaken not to accept any new client matters in the area of criminal defence law and to discontinue practising in the area of criminal defence law, other than with the written authorization of the Law Society of […]