Jun 23 2021


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm



Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Time:  12:00 Noon – 1:30pm
Location: Online Video Conference
Title:  COVID-19 Roundtable & Year-End Update
Moderator:  Melanie R. Bueckert, Legal Research Counsel – Manitoba Court of Appeal

The MBA Public Sector Lawyers’ Section invites you to join us for a virtual roundtable to discuss the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on public sector lawyers. Connect with other members who are also going through the many personal and professional impacts of the pandemic to discuss how COVID-19 is affecting their their area of practice and their well-being.  Melanie will also provide an update about developments affecting the CBA’s Public Sector Lawyers’ Section.

Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online at

You will need a computer or laptop (PC or Mac), smartphone or tablet with a microphone and webcam (built-in or external) and an internet connection.

If you will be participating from a laptop, you would also need to install a Zoom Client for Meetings from this site: If you are unsure whether you have the latest version of Zoom, please follow the instructions HERE.

If you are planning to participate from smartphone or tablet you would need to install an App from the Apple Store or Google Play.   if you are installing the app from the Apple Store or Google Play to use on an iPad, iPhone or Android device or tablet the free app is called “Zoom Cloud Meetings”.

We would recommend that you have either the Zoom Cloud Meetings App or the Zoom Client for Meetings downloaded at least 15 minutes before the meeting.

When you do join, please allow your device to join with audio.  This feature can be found under Join Options in an Apple or Android device or Join with Computer Audio if you are participating on a laptop.

All participants should ensure they have set up their Zoom information to display your actual name (not just your device name) so that everyone knows who is on the call and anyone not invited to attend will be more easily identified, this also helps us properly track attendance at PD sessions.

If you are having troubles, please email

At approximately 9:30am on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link that you will click on to join the Zoom video conference meeting.  So it will be important to register before 5:00pm on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.

Attendance at this MBA Section meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development requirement for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

Melanie R. Bueckert
Chair, MBA Public Sector Lawyers’ Section
Manitoba Court of Appeal
Ph: 204-945-6457

The event is finished.

The library will be closed on Monday, May 20th for Victoria Day