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2019 Law Society Bencher Election – Vacancies

Nominations for the Benchers’ Election have closed. Unfortunately, the Law Society received only one (1) nomination for the two (2) vacancies in the Central District and no nominations for the one (1) vacancy in the Western District. Renee Appleby has been re-elected by acclamation in the Central District. The Law Society Act, 1999, provides that,...

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Swearing-in Ceremony – The Honourable Katherine O’Brien

NOTICE TO MEMBERS: The Administration of the Oaths of Office to The Honourable Katherine J. O’Brien as Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador will take place on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. The Ceremony will be held in the Supreme Court, Courtroom No. 1 at the Court House, 309 Duckworth...

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CLE Seminar Notice – Writing & Speaking to Win

Seminar Notice: Seminar: Writing and Speaking to Win: Effective Writing and Speaking for Litigators Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Time: Registration: 9:00 am Writing to Win: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm (Morning Session) Lunch: 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Speaking to Win: 1:15 pm – 4:15 pm (Afternoon Session) Location: Law Society Building, 3rd Floor,...

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Loss Prevention Tip #30

Loss Prevention Tip #30: Evaluating Potential Clients SCREEN YOUR CLIENTS AND CASES. One of the most effective ways to avoid an insurance claim is to carefully evaluate the potential client before you take the case. ASK THESE QUESTIONS FIRST: • Do you have a potential conflict of interest? • Do you have the expertise to...

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