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May 20, 2015

Legal Aid Saskatchewan (LAS) is currently updating its Legal Aid Panel for private bar lawyer referrals. A letter and email has been sent out to the current panel members to confirm and/or update current contact information. LAS intends to change some of the current processes regarding lawyer referrals. As part of the engagement of lawyers in the private bar who accept farmouts from LAS, LAS will be presenting a free CPD webinar on May 22, 12:00 - 1:00 pm on the entire farmout process from the initial appointment to the final billing. This webinar has been approved for one hour of CPD/Ethics.

The Annual General Meeting of Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan will take place in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Bar Association – Saskatchewan Branch on Thursday June 18, 2015 at 4pm at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre, Prince Albert Room, 1975 Broad Street, Regina, SK.

The Annual General Meeting is being held for the purpose of:
1. Receipt and consideration of the Corporation’s Annual Report (coming soon)
2. Receipt and consideration of the Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report for 2014
3. Consideration of amendments to the Bylaws of the Corporation
4. Election of Directors
5. Reappointment of Auditor
6. Such other business as may properly come before the meeting.

May 19, 2015

The Canadian Bankers Association has provided an updated list of bank officials for our members to contact in the case of delays in the discharge of mortgages - English | French (Member's password required).

May 12, 2015

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Discipline Hearing Committee has issued a notice of hearing in the discipline matter of Holly Ann Knott, Q.C.

May 7, 2015

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Discipline Hearing Committee has issued a notice of hearing in the discipline matter of Peter A. Abrametz.

May 6, 2015

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Discipline Hearing Committee has issued a notice of hearing in the discipline matter of Michael Scott.

May 1, 2015

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Discipline Hearing Committee has issued a notice of hearing in the discipline matter of Karolee Ann Zawislak.

April 30, 2015

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Discipline Hearing Committee has issued a notice of hearing in the discipline matter of Larry James Zawislak.

April 21, 2015

Legal Aid Saskatchewan (LAS) is currently updating its Legal Aid Panel for private bar lawyer referrals. A letter and email has been sent out to the current panel members to confirm and/or update current contact information. LAS intends to change some of the current processes regarding lawyer referrals (see attached letter).

On May 22, 2015 at 12PM a free webinar will be presented on the referral process, from accepting an initial Appointment to the final billing. This webinar has been approved for one hour of CPD/Ethics; additional details to follow. Members of the Saskatchewan Bar who are not current panel members are welcome to apply at any time. Application form is available on Legal Aid Saskatchewan website.

April 20, 2015

Saskatchewan Law Review 2015 volume 78(1) is now available in fulltext (member's password required). This issue includes:

April 16, 2015

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Admissions and Education Committee has issued a notice of hearing in the Application for Admission as a Student of Law of Tobias August Henneberg.

E.M. CULLITON SCHOLARSHIP - As a tribute to the former Chief Justice E. M. Culliton, an endowment was established by the Law Society of Saskatchewan to provide that in perpetuity a special scholarship is to be awarded for the pursuit of post-graduate studies in criminal law. The Law Society is accepting applications for the 2015 scholarship. The deadline for receipt of applications is May 4, 2015.

April 7, 2015

A Hearing Committee of the Law Society of Saskatchewan has released a decision in the discipline matter of Mervin Clayton Phillips.

Arpil 2, 2015

Mr. Jeremy Caissie is in compliance with his practice conditions, as of April 1, 2015.  Mr. Caissie is, therefore, entitled to practice law.

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