Date

Jun 22 2022
Expired!

Time

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How Can Public Sector Lawyers Improve Access to Justice?

Speakers:
Dayna Cornwall, National Self-Represented Litigants Project
Joëlle Pastora Sala, Public Interest Law Centre
Nadia Rumore, Legal Help Centre
Trevor Brown, Manitoba Public Insurance
Moderator:
Natasha Brown, Law Society of Manitoba

Have you, as a public sector lawyer, ever wondered how you could improve access to justice?  Attend this session to find out how other public sector lawyers are working with organizations like the Public Interest Law Centre and Legal Help Centre to improve access to justice in Manitoba.  Dayna Cornwall from the National Self-Represented Litigants Project will discuss how public sector lawyers can improve access to justice when they encounter self-represented litigants within the justice system.  This session will be moderated by Natasha Brown, the Law Society of Manitoba’s Access to Justice Coordinator.

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

If you are having troubles, please email sections@cba-mb.ca.

At approximately 9:30am on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 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 21, 2022.

Attendance at this MBA Section learning session can be applied towards your Law Society mandatory yearly continuing professional development requirement for Ethics, Professionalism and Practice Management for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

Melanie R. Bueckert
Chair, MBA Public Sector Lawyers’ Section
Manitoba Court of Appeal
Ph: 204-945-6457
melanie.bueckert@gov.mb.ca

The event is finished.

Please note: The library will be closing early on Friday, March 1 at 11:00am for a special event.