Access to Justice

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New Access to Justice Initiative: Civil Society Organizations 

Recently the Law Society introduced changes to the Rules and Code of Professional Conduct, to allow lawyers to deliver legal services through Civil Society Organizations (CSO). Registered charities and not-for-profits can now apply to the Law Society to be registered as a CSO, and upon approval, offer legal services to their clients on-site through a […]

The Law Library Hub Signs Off for the Summer

Please be advised that the Law Library Hub service is now on hiatus and will not be able to offer any assistance over the summer months. Services are expected to resume in the fall once law school students return to their studies. About the Law Library Hub The Law Society of Manitoba is committed to […]

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 […]

Law Library Hub Pilot Program Launches Monday, February 10th

Starting Monday, February 10, free legal information and assistance will be offered two days a week. Monday afternoons 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Wednesday mornings 9:00 am-noon During these times, members of the public can access free in-person legal information and assistance in the Manitoba Law Library, located at the Manitoba Law Courts building. For […]