Providing lawyers comprehensive healthcare treatment options to support them in the safe practice of law. Health and Wellness services available to Manitoba lawyers is growing with the addition of the new Health Recovery Program. The program offers a positive alternative to discipline where a lawyer’s conduct or competence issues are linked to health conditions, such […]
This year’s theme for World Mental Health Day is Making Mental Health & Well-Being for All a Global Priority. Supporting meaningful health and wellness in the profession remains a top priority for the Law Society. It’s perfectly normal to have ups and downs and it is also perfectly normal to talk about that and sometimes […]
In recent weeks the Government of Canada introduced new sanctions against Russia and related parties in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The sanctions have important implications for lawyers. The Federation of Law Societies Policy Counsel Group has prepared the following Guidance for lawyers who are affected.
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 […]