French Legal Terminology Workshop

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By Rosalie Umuhoza
Directrice générale, AJEFS

October 1st, 2016 from 9 am to 12 pm at 219-1440 9th Avenue North, the 2nd floor, Regina.

Lawyers Donald Legal and Rénald Rémillard from Canadian French legal Centre ( CCFJ) will lead the workshop in french as following:

A) 9 am to 10 am: The French terminology of family law including the vocabulary of mediation;
B) 10 am to 11 am: The recent “linguistic” modifications in the Code of ethics (in Saskatchewan and somewhere else in Canada).
c) 11 am to 12 pm: The French terminology of the administrative law.

Please note that this workshop gives you the opportunity to acquire units of in-service training! ( CPD).

It is free!

Please confirm your presence before September 28th, 2016 at 306-924-8543

International Child Abduction Convention – Lawyers List

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By Kim Newsham
Senior Crown Counsel, Ministry of Justice, Innovations and Strategic Initiatives Branch

The Ministry of Justice acts as the Central Authority pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  Information about the Abduction Convention is available on the Government of Saskatchewan website.

We regularly receive requests from foreign applicants for names of lawyers who can represent clients in proceedings brought under the Abduction Convention.  To that end, we maintain a list of Saskatchewan lawyers  that we can provide to foreign applicants.  If you would like your name, or your firm’s name, to be included on this list, please send an email to kim.newsham@gov.sk.ca. Please note that any legal fees incurred will be the responsibility of the client.

PLEA Family Law Drop-In Tuesdays

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From PLEA:

PLEA and Pro Bono Students Canada (Saskatchewan Chapter) are partnering to provide family law help to the public at the PLEA offices Tuesdays from 1:00 -3:00. Sessions run every Tuesday* in October, November, January, February & March. There is no cost and registration is not required.

*no sessions November 8 or February 21

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National Pro Bono Conference – Reminder

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By Kelly Laycock

Registration is now open for the 6th National Pro Bono Conference, which will take place in Ottawa this year from September 28–30.  Topics and workshops include:

  • Opening Plenary – A National Approach to Pro Bono
  • Medical-Legal Partnerships: The Big Picture
  • Wills and Estates
  • Plenary – Meeting the Needs of Rural and Remote Clients
  • Self-Represented Litigants: Courtroom Duty Counsel Programs
  • Outreach Legal Services
  • Corporate Pro Bono: Clinic Model
  • Plenary – The Latest in US Law Firm and In-House Pro Bono
  • Medical-Legal Partnerships: Building Resources and Capacity
  • Pro Bono Clinic Models

More information about the conference, the agenda and registration is available at www.probono2016.ca.

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