March 12, 2014
Members are invited to attend the Swearing-in Ceremony for Justice M.T. Megaw, which will be held at 3:30 pm on Friday, March 21, 2014 in Court Room 6 at the Queen’s Bench Court House in Regina.
Members are invited to attend the Swearing-In Ceremony for Judge Janet E. McIvor, which will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Saskatoon Provincial Court House.
March 10, 2014
Mr. Albert Angus is no longer in compliance with the conditions of his Discipline Penalty Decision of September 10, 2010 (written Decision December 14, 2010), as his practice advisor supervisor has withdrawn. Mr. Angus is, therefore, not entitled to practice law at this time.
March 6, 2014
The Law Society of Saskatchewan is accepting applications for the position of Bencher in the North West Electoral District.
The appointment of Miguel Martinez to the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan, and the appointment of Robert Heinrichs to take his place as President of the Law Society, has created a Bencher vacancy in the North West Electoral District. Pursuant to Section 20 of The Legal Profession Act, 1990, The Benchers are entitled to appoint a replacement.
Deadline for applications is March 19, 2014.
March 5, 2014
A Hearing Committee of the Law Society of Saskatchewan has released a decision on penalty in the discipline matter of Monte James Sheppard.
March 3, 2014
A Hearing Committee of the Law Society of Saskatchewan has released a decision in the discipline matter of Dale Blenner-Hassett.
The Law Society of Saskatchewan Discipline Hearing Committee has issued a notice of hearing in the discipline matter of James Niel Halford.
February 27, 2014
The Law Society of Saskatchewan has issued an amendment to the Code of Professional Conduct regarding Limited Scope Retainers.
February 26, 2014
The Law Society Library has created video tutorials to assist with searching CanLII. Please visit the library website for help searching on CanLII for a case with a common name, searching case law on a point of law, searching for legislation and noting up cases.
February 25, 2014
The Saskatchewan Articling Recruitment Guidelines for the 2015-2016 articling term have been confirmed. A summary of the dates is as follows:
Application Deadline: May 9, 2014
Interviews: May 22-23, 2014
Offers: May 27, 2014 10:00 am
If you are interested in hiring an articling student for 2015-2016 please refer to these Guidelines and send a job posting to Terri Karpish at the College of Law Career Office. There are still students who are seeking articles for 2014-2015 and if you are interested in hiring a student please contact Terri. The full set of Guidelines can be found at the College of Law website.
February 20, 2014
The Law Society of Saskatchewan Discipline Hearing Committee has issued a notice of hearing in the discipline matter of Barbara Lynn Galey.
February 18, 2014
At February Convocation, Erin Kleisinger was elected as a Bencher for the Regina Electoral District for the remainder of the 3 year term, commencing February 13, 2014. She was elected to fill the Bencher vacancy left by Judge Patrick Reis.
February 14, 2014
A Notice of Suspension has been issued by the Law Society of Saskatchewan in relation to Bradley David Tilling.
February 7, 2014
There is one week left in the one-month trial of several ebook publications from the Working with the Law series by Emond Montgomery. The titles for the trial include:
Criminal Law for Legal Professionals
Family Law: Practice and Procedure
Wills and Estates
Fundamentals of Contract Law
To access the ebooks, please visit the Member’s Section. Please send any feedback to Melanie Hodges Neufeld at firstname.lastname@example.org. If we receive positive feedback, we may acquire the complete series in ebook format.
February 6, 2014
EMAIL ADDRESS REMINDER - In order to receive announcements and important communication from the Law Society, you must keep your email address current. We strive to keep the emails to a minimum by sending a general email to members every Thursday.
If you anticipate a change to your email address at your workplace, or you will be changing law firms, please remember to change your email address by going to the Law Society website and amending it under the Member Profile. The email address should be your direct work email, not your home email.
You also have control over whether or not you wish to make your email available to the public via the “Find a Lawyer” function. The option to publish your email can be toggled on or off via your Member Profile.
February 3, 2014
The Law Society Library is pleased to announce the release of the updated Saskatchewan Limitations Manual. The Manual contains an alphabetical list of all Saskatchewan statutes with limitation periods and relevant case law annotations.