Every lawyer in Canada and notary in Quebec is required by law to be a member of a bar and to respect its rules. The Bar Association recommends that lawyers who open a new client file refer to their code of conduct and the rules of client identification. All lawyers who are the subject of a similar attempt or modification are asked to contact the Bar Association. “You have a responsibility to protect yourself so you don`t become the tool or idiot of an unscrupulous client,” the law society advises its members in the warning issued Thursday afternoon. Carsten was President of the Law Society of Alberta from 2013 to 2014 and was first elected as a Bencher in 2006. He has also chaired several key Law Society committees, including Credentials and Education and Finance. The LSS Executive consists of a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and First Year Representative. Elections for all positions are held in the spring of each year, with the exception of the first-year representative, who is elected in the fall. The LSS executive manages the budget, liaises between faculty and students, coordinates student events with committee and society chairs, and generally handles student affairs and issues as they arise. If you have any questions, concerns or criticisms, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
He was first elected a Bencher of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2015 and served as Chair from 2019 to 2020. He has also chaired the Accounting and Finance, Complaints and Terms of Reference Committees of the Bar Association. Steve received his law degree from the University of Alberta in 1977 and was called to the bar the following year. In 2004, he was appointed Queen`s Counsel. He was elected a Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta in 2004 and served on the Executive Committee for five years, including a term as President in 2012. Steve has also chaired several Law Society committees, including Trust Safety. Every lawyer in Canada and notary in Quebec is required by law to be a member of a bar and to respect its rules. Canada`s 14 provincial and territorial law firms manage more than 136,000 lawyers, Quebec`s 4,200 notaries and Ontario`s 10,600 independent paralegals in the public interest. Each Law Society Association is established under provincial and territorial legislation and has a mandate to ensure that individuals in its area of expertise are served by lawyers who meet high standards of competence and professional conduct. Lynda has been a Bencher of the Law Society of Manitoba since 2014 and is currently the 100th President of the Law Society. She has also served on several Law Society committees.
Lord. Filliter was a member of the Executive Branch of the Law Society of New Brunswick from 2014 to 2017 and President from 2016 to 2017. He has been an active member of numerous Law Society committees, as Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Advisory Committee and the Library Committee, as well as Vice-Chair of the Complaints Committee. He has also been a member of the Law Society`s Human Resources Committee, the Bar Admission Committee and the Special Bar Admissions Review Committee. Pinder practices as a prosecutor with British Columbia Prosecution Services and is a member of the Bilingual Prosecutors Group. She also does legal work as an individual practitioner. She was first elected a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC) in 2014 and was Chair of the Law Society`s Ethics Committee and a member of the Anti-Money Laundering Task Force. Since January 2019, she has also been a representative of the Bar Association on the Association`s Standing Committee for the Model Code. In addition to her legal practice, Sara is a Director of the Canadian Criminal Council, a member of the Discipline Committee of the Law Society of Nunavut and a Learning Group Leader for the Nunavut Bar Admission Course. Ian received his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Memorial University in 1997 and his Law degree from the University of New Brunswick in 2000. He was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar in 2001.
Stéphanie is very involved in mentoring young lawyers. She is a professor at the École du Barreau, where she teaches civil evidence and representation. Provision of pre-authorization legal services in Ontario Donald K. MacKenzie, K.C. L`nuey 199 Grafton Street, Suite 502 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1L2 Tel: 902.314.3771 email@example.com Carsten Jensen, K.C., FCIArb JSS Barristers 800, 304 – 8 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C2 Tel.: 403.571.1526 firstname.lastname@example.org. Self-identification allows us to better understand the demographic composition of our members so that we can better serve you. Executive Director, Policy and Public Affairs and Deputy Executive Director Member of the Council of the Federation, appointed by the Nova Scotia Barristers` Society He was licensed in 1993 and is now the third generation to hold the helm of the family business, founded in 1950 in what is now the city of Laval, Quebec. Beaumont was first elected to the Board of Directors of the Chambre des notaires du Québec in 2011 after several years as a member of the Laval Advisory Committee and the Discipline Committee of the Chambre des notaires. Mr. McWhinnie served as a federal prosecutor for nearly 30 years and retired from the U.S. Attorney`s Office as general counsel in 2017. His law enforcement duties took him through the three northern territories.
He also served in the Federal Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Unit and then in the Proceeds of Crime Division. He received the 25th Anniversary Award for Volunteer Excellence from the Legal Education Society of Alberta and was President of the Alberta Law Foundation from 2005 to 2011. In 2020, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Alberta Division of the CBA for his service to the profession. Jill Perry was appointed to the Council of the Federation by the Nova Scotia Barristers` Society in March 2018. She is a Managing Lawyer (Family) with Nova Scotia Legal Aid in Sydney, where she has worked since 2001. Her current practice is child protection and she chairs the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Children and Family Services Act Committee. The Federation leads the development of high national regulatory standards to ensure that all Canadians are served by a competent, honourable and independent legal profession. Steve Raby was appointed to the Council of the Federation by the Law Society of Alberta in March 2013. He is a senior partner in Norton Rose`s Calgary office and maintains a commercial real estate practice, including municipal planning and subdivision, tenancy law, condominium law, construction law and mortgage law. For lawyers who are called out of Ontario and wish to practise law in Ontario, act in the public interest by strengthening Canada`s system of governing an independent legal profession, increasing public confidence and making it a leading example of justice systems around the world.