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International Women’s Day – Statement from the Law Society

March 8, 2021 marks the 110th anniversary of the first gathering to honour International Women’s Day, which is a day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls. The International Women’s Day campaign theme this year, “Choose to Challenge”, asks us all to challenge and call out gender bias...

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International Women’s Day – Mentorship Initiative

In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Law Society is launching a new mentorship initiative directed toward providing support from women in the legal profession to women in the legal profession. In order to make this a success, the Law Society is calling on all women lawyers to consider volunteering some of their time in...

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CLE Seminar – An Overview of the Stephenville Family Violence Intervention Court

An Overview of the Stephenville Family Violence Intervention Court Date: March 12th, 2021 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Location: online Seminar Overview: The Family Violence Intervention Court (FVIC) is a specialized criminal court using an intervention-based approach to address the complex issues of intimate partner violence. The court operates both in St. John’s and...

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