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  • January 21, 2021 - January 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The annual Mid-Winter Meeting is our premier two-day legal conference designed especially for our Manitoba members. This event offers well-rounded professional development, networking, special events and much more.

MBA 2021 Mid-Winter Conference
Thursday, January 21, 2021 to Friday, January 22, 2021
Online via Zoom Webinar

Thursday, January 21, 2021
9:00am – 11:30am Morning Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions

–         Family Law Year Review
–         Crown Priorities in Insolvency
–         Aboriginal or Indigenous Law – What’s the Difference?
–         Manitoba Law Reform Commission: Current Areas of Law Reform 

EPPM Session – 11:45am – 1:45pm – The Business Case for Equity: Why Inclusive Workplaces are Successful

2:00pm – 4:30pm Afternoon Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions

–         Workplace Investigations
–         Family Law in the Pandemic Era
–         Corporate Insights and Taxation of Partnerships
–         The Rapid Development and Effect of AI in The Practice of Law and Legal Research


Friday, January 22, 2021
9:00am – 11:30am Morning Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions

–         Spoiler Alert! What’s Happening in Administrative Law?
–         Resilience in 2021: Mentorship, Perseverance and Growth, featuring TDS speaker Silvia de Sousa
–         A Few Shades of Grey … Attorney’s Compensation and the Court’s Dispensation Power
–         Self-Represented Litigants: A Primer on Ethics, Procedure and Professionalism

Awards Ceremony – 11:45am – 1:45pm

2:00pm – 4:30pm Afternoon Continuing Professional Development Sessions

–         Current Issues in Tax Law        
–         Trauma-Informed Legal Practice
–         New Builds and Construction: Condominiums and Development Agreements, featuring TDS speakers Doug Forbes and Maria Grande

Accreditation Details:

Full attendance at the CPD Sessions on Thursday, January 21 and Friday, January 22, 2021 of the 2021 Mid-Winter Conference can be applied towards your entire 12 hour yearly mandatory Law Society of Manitoba’s continuing professional development requirement (including 2 hours of ethics).

All CPD sessions will be recorded and be made available to registered participants after the conference.

Click here for the brochure.