Mid-Winter Conference

The annual Mid-Winter Meeting is our premier two-day legal conference designed especially for our Manitoba members. This event offers well-rounded professional development, networking, special events and much more.

The MBA 2018 Mid-Winter Conference
Thursday, January 18, 2018 to Saturday, January 20, 2018
Fairmont Hotel – 2 Lombard Place - Winnipeg, MB

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Exhibitors Trade Show - 8:00am - 3:30pm

Registration 8:00am - 2:00pm
9:00am - 11:30am Morning Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions

-         Effective Cross-Examination of Experts
-         Directors’ Liability 
-         Mines & Minerals 
-         Financial Statements 

Working Lunch - 11:45am - 1:45pm - This Changes Everything, Nicole Verkindt, Founder, OMX (Offset Market Exchange) | “Dragon”, Next Gen Den | Panellist, CBCNews, The Exchange

2:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions
-         Family Matters: Using Child Specialists, Parenting Coaches, Mediation and Arbitration
-        Ethical and Legal Considerations when Seeking Disclosure of a Lawyer’s File in Estate Litigation and Cross-Examining a Lawyer
-        Off-Duty Conduct
-        Wikipedia and Legal Research

Bench & Bar Reception - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Friday, January 19, 2018 
Registration 8:00am - 2:00pm
9:00am - 11:30am Morning Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions

-         Family Law – A Year in Review
-         Trial Advocacy 
-         Business Law Issues Arising from Internet Transactions
-         Manitoba Law Reform Commission: Current Areas of Law Reform

Awards Luncheon - 11:45am - 1:45pm

2:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon Continuing Professional Development Sessions

-         Current Issues in Tax Law        
-         What’s Diversity Got to Do with It?
-         Technology Skills Every Lawyer Should Master

Accreditation Details:

Full attendance at the CPD Sessions on Thursday, January 18 and Friday, January 19, 2018 of the 2018 Mid-Winter Conference can be applied towards your entire 12 hour yearly mandatory Law Society of Manitoba's continuing professional development requirement (including 2 hours of ethics).

Saturday, January 20, 2018 
MBA Council Meeting - 9:30am

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