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Month: March 2019

REMINDER – CLIA Notice

REMINDER: Dear Law Society Members: The Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association (CLIA) is a reciprocal insurance exchange providing professional liability insurance to lawyers in nine Canadian provinces with its headquarters in Regina, Saskatchewan. CLIA’s nominating committee is seeking candidates for two volunteer board positions opening July 1, 2019. Candidates do not need to be lawyers but...

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CLE Seminar Notice – Objection, Your Honour!

Seminar Notice: Seminar: Objection, Your Honour! (A Workshop presented by The Advocates’ Society) Date: Friday, April 26, 2019 Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Location: Law Society Building, 3rd Floor, 196-198 Water Street, St. John’s, NL CLE Credit: 7 hours of eligible CLE activities (inclusive of 1 hour to complete required readings prior to the...

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REMINDER – Nominations for Election of Benchers

NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTION OF BENCHERS This message is provided to all members respecting the election of Benchers of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. The election results will be announced at the Law Society Annual General Meeting on June 7, 2019. Completed nomination papers in Form 4.01A (attached) must be filed with the Executive...

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Intensive Trial Advocacy Course

The objective of the program is to teach and develop fundamental skill sets for litigators, both criminal and civil. Participants will learn how to effectively conduct an examination-in-chief and a cross-examination, how to enter exhibits, how to refresh a witness’ memory, how to cross-examine on a prior inconsistent statement, and other basic skills necessary for...

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Expression of Interest – NL English School District

The Board of Trustees of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is currently accepting expressions of interest from members of the Law Society to join the new Audit and Risk Management Committee. Further information can be found in the attached handout Expression of Interest – NL English School District  

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