Oct 14 2021


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Warrantless Searches: Electronic Devices at the Boarder – Part 2

Beatriz Trillos Ballerini, Trillos-Ballerini Law Firm, P.C. (Houston, Texas)
David Davis, Davis Immigration Law Office
MODERATOR: Bryton Moen, Manitoba Justice – Prosecutions Service Division

Registration is open to members of the Manitoba Bar Association. If you are interested in becoming a member, please email

Join our follow-up panel to discuss the issue of warrantless searches of cell phones and electronic devices by border guards at Canadian and U.S. airports.

If you have any questions on the topic in advance, or specific areas you would like addressed by the panel, please forward them to Bryton Moen at

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 Thursday, October 14, 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 Wednesday, October 13, 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.

Bryton Moen
Chair, MBA Constitutional/ Human Rights Section
Manitoba Justice – Prosecutions Service Division

The event is finished.

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