CPD News

Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Guidelines

The Law Society has developed a resource to help you manage your professional responsibilities with respect to the rapid development of generative AI and its impacts on the practice of law. Generative Artificial Intelligence, Guidelines for Use in the Practice of Law includes: definitions of terms used in AI discussions, guidelines for evaluating benefits and risks […]

Meeting your MCPD Requirements

Each calendar year, practising lawyers must complete 12 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by December 31. For more information, please visit: Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (CPD)   If you are looking for CPD opportunities at this time of year, you’ve got plenty of options!   You can find a comprehensive list in this updated […]

Continuing Professional Development – So Many Options!

Sometimes we hear members say “I just need to get my hours…” While there is a concrete requirement that is measured by hours, please don’t reduce professional development to “hours”. The Mandatory Continuing Professional Development rules were put in place to provide a minimum requirement to assist you in making sure that you prioritize maintaining […]

The Path is Available October 2, 2023

The Path, an Indigenous Intercultural Awareness and Competency Training course, launches October 2, 2023. This course represents a unique opportunity to learn about Indigenous peoples’ history, cultures, and experiences. The Path is mandatory for practicing members and is an essential step in starting to fill this gap in our education for competent practice. More to […]

New and FREE online tool and cyber security resources available!

Our selection of high-value no-cost resources has expanded with two great new additions, so help yourself and your firm by checking them out today:   Interactive Online Practice Management Tool This new interactive online tool, along with its companion workbooks, is designed for sole practitioners and designated representatives (or those responsible for the operations of […]

Thank You 2022 CPD Volunteers

As we reflect on the past few years and look forward to the year ahead, everyone here at the Law Society (especially the CPD team) would like to express our most sincere gratitude to all of the incredible volunteers who have contributed so substantially to the education of their colleagues.

Family Matters! New practice resources available now.

Family law practitioners assist with legal issues that represent some of the most important matters their clients will face. We’ve been working with volunteer lawyers who have the expertise to help develop some new and substantial Family Law resources. This effort generates up-to-date content to reflect the many significant recent changes, including procedural changes, amendments […]

New and Updated Practice Area Fundamentals

If you are new to a practice area or if you simply want a refresher on the current law and practice in Manitoba, the Practice Area Fundamentals are a great place to start. With the help of volunteer lawyers with relevant practice experience we’ve been able to update the old Bar Admission (aka CPLED) materials […]

It is now easier than ever to register for CPD programs!

The Law Society has a new online registration process for all live CPD programs! No more forms to fill out – simply visit the CPD Programs page on the Education Centre and click on the session that you are interested in to begin. Please register to attend a program using the online system regardless of […]

Introducing New Practice Resources

We are excited to announce our newly relaunched Practice Resource Library. This comprehensive collection of resources is now conveniently available at the click of your mouse, free of charge. While designed to support all Manitoba lawyers in their practice, these resources have been developed with solo and small firm practitioners particularly in mind. You will […]