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Month: January 2019

Mandatory CLE Program – Late Filing Fee

At Convocation on 11 December 2018, Benchers approved amendments to Law Society Rule 6.20 – Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (see attached), which are effective immediately. Pursuant to the revised Rule 6.20, a member who fails to file their Annual CLE Report, in compliance with the Mandatory CLE Requirements, on or before the required deadline will...

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Guidance Document Re: Crossing the Border with Electronic Devices

We are circulating, for your information, a guidance document which has been developed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s Policy Counsel Counterpart Group. This document relates to crossing the border with electronic devices and we hope that it provides you with information that you will find both helpful and useful. Crossing the Border...

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Message from President Don Anthony

Research suggests lawyers experience mental health crises related to addiction and illnesses such as depression at higher rates than the general public. It’s not a weakness to ask for help. Contact the Law Society’s Professionals’ Assistance Program if you want to talk to someone. Their services are free of charge. You can find them here:...

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Search for a Will – William Blair Lingard

RE: WILL FOR WILLIAM BLAIR LINGARD William Blair Lingard was born on May 31, 1957 and he died on December 1, 2018. He resided in Badger, NL. Any member with information regarding the Last Will and Testament of William Lingard is asked to contact Ms. Keesha Lingard by email at keesha_lingard@hotmail.com or by phone at...

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