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Month: May 2019

SECOND REMINDER – Important Notice re: Electronic Voting

SECOND REMINDER: Dear Law Society Members: With respect to the 2019 election of Benchers, please note the following: – The deadline to submit your online votes is Friday, 24 May 2019. Reminders will be sent directly from ClearPicture; – Ballots have been sent out, but if you have not received the link from ClearPicture, please...

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Expressions of Interest – Law Society Committees

The Law Society is seeking expressions of interest from our membership for possible appointment to the following committees (revised to remove the CAC which was included in the list inadvertently) : The SS Daisy Legal History Committee: http://www.lawsociety.nf.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Terms-of-Reference-SS-Daisy-Legal-History-Committee-Approved-By-Benchers-15-February-2016.pdf Library Commit

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Recruitment for Summer Legal Clinics 2019

The Public Legal Information Association of NL (PLIAN), in partnership with the Access to Justice Steering Committee for Newfoundland and Labrador, is seeking volunteer lawyers, articling students and law students to participate in several pro bono legal clinics planned for this summer. Please find more information in the attached notice. For further information or to...

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Message from the President

Dear colleagues, Yesterday, Justice Gascon of the Supreme Court of Canada issued a statement wherein he advised that he has been dealing with mental health issues of depression and anxiety for over twenty years. The full release can be found here: https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/news/en/item/6595/index.do This serves as a poignant reminder that mental illness and mental health issues...

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Annual Dinner and Cocktail Reception

The Law Society’s Annual Dinner and Cocktail Reception will be held on the evening of Friday, 7 June 2019. The band The Black Sheep will provide this year’s musical entertainment following the dinner. Annual Dinner and Cocktail Reception Musical Guests: The Black Sheep Date: Friday, 7 June 2019 Location: Bally Haly Country Club Cost: $100.00...

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