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17
Jan

This Week in Legal Ethics – New Professional Conduct Ruling

By Melanie Hodges Neufeld The Law Society’s Ethics Committee recently released the following Professional Conduct Ruling as guidance for the profession. For your convenience, I’ve listed the ruling below but it can also be found in our Professional Conduct Rulings Database.  Date:   November 30, 2017 Cite as:   2017 SKLSPC 3 Code Chapter:   n/a Code Heading:   n/a […]
16
Jan

Introducing Primo

By Melanie Hodges Neufeld Just before Christmas, the Law Society Library launched Primo, our new cataloguing system. Going forward, Primo will be the best way to locate legal information in Saskatchewan: ebooks, textbooks, articles, case law, precedents, government documents – everything! It’s your key to discovering all the resources in the Law Society Library’s legal […]
16
Jan

Saskatchewan Proclamations

Small Claims Act The Small Claims Act, 2016, SS 2016, c S-50.12 is proclaimed into force January 1, 2018. The act replaces The Small Claims Act, 1997, and makes a number of changes to update and enhance the Small Claims process, including: providing the Court expanded authority to award costs; requiring all defendants and third […]
15
Jan

Paper Client Files v. Digital Client Files: Digital File Management (Practice Tips)

Ronni Nordal Bencher, Law Society of Saskatchewan The Law Society regularly receives enquiries from lawyers regarding the rules relating to the storage, composition, and destruction of client files.  Increasingly, these enquiries include questions relating to the proper use of electronic, or “paperless” filing systems.  Law Society Practice Advisors have indicated that they are seeing a […]
15
Jan

Monday Pick-Me-Up

By Sarah Roussel-Lewis Some interesting reads to help you ease into your week: Canadian Appeal Court decides “Virtual Presence” is enough for production order for user information against non-Canadian company (Canadian Privacy Law Blog) In the Media: Modern Treaties & land Claim Agreements (University of Albert Faculty of Law, Faculty Blog) Legal pot won’t slow […]