Information Session – Open Invitation Thurs. February 20, 2020 12:00 noon
The policy work of the Law Society is conducted by both benchers and committee members. If you are interested in learning about this work, volunteering for a committee or running/applying to be a bencher, please join us for a light lunch in the Law Society classroom on February 20, 2020 at 12:00 noon.
Visit the Pitblado Lectures websitefor information about the diverse range of presenters who will provide thought provoking presentations as well as concrete guidance for practitioners on topics including:
– Testamentary Capacity – Predatory Marriages – Medical Perspective on Capacity – Capacity Assessments – Video Recording Will Instructions – Assisted Dying – constitutional, philosophical and ethical issues – How Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) works in Manitoba
Given the interconnectedness of the individuals involved in
child protection cases, most often it is better to strive for resolution rather
than litigation. This year’s program will focus on the need for counsel to
adopt a modern, collaborative approach to child protection matters.
Topics will include: -Drug Testing and Reading -Lessons from Dauphin Provincial Court -Intake Court and How to Prepare an Effective Brief -Resources Available to Families Throughout the Province -Mama Mawi Wi Chi Itata – Family Group Conferencing
Presenters Include: From Other Professions Dr. Ginette Poulin, Addictions Foundation of Manitoba Bruce Harper, Absolute Testing Inc. Jackie Anderson, Mama Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre
From the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench The Honourable Madam Justice Gwen B. Hatch (Family Division) The Honourable Madam Justice Kaye E. Dunlop (Family Division) Senior Master Rick Lee
From Manitoba Provincial Court The Honourable Judge Christine Harapiak The Honourable Judge Alain Huberdeau
Counsel Lynda Grimes, Overall, Grimes Kris Janovcik, Tapper Cuddy LLP David Joycey, Barrister & Solicitor Darryl Buxton, Myers LLP Michael Clark, Myers LLP Karen Webb, Burgess Law Office Desiree Dorion, Dawson & Bretecher Meredith Mitchell, Legal Aid Manitoba – Agassiz Law Office Terrance DeLaronde, Cochrane Saxberg, Barristers & Solicitors Spencer Weisensel, Legal Aid Manitoba – Northlands Community Law Centre
Eligibility For CPD Hours: This program may be reported for up to 6 hours of eligible CPD activity, including 1 hours of EPPM.
3 Weeks Left to Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing
6 CPD hours, including 1.5 EPPM hours
Jointly presented by the Manitoba Bar Association, The University of Manitoba Faculty of Law & The Law Society of Manitoba
This year’s Pitblado Lectures will provide thought provoking presentations as well as concrete guidance for practitioners on topics including:
Medical Perspective on Capacity
Video Recording Will Instructions
Assisted Dying – constitutional, philosophical and ethical issues
How Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) works in Manitoba
Featured out of province speakers include Professor Albert H. Oosterhoff (Oosterhoff on Wills, 8th ed. and Oosterhoff on Trusts: Text, Commentary and Materials, 9th ed.) and Kimberly A. Whaley, of the Toronto litigation firm Whaley Estate Litigation Partners.