NEW Language Rights Rule:
Representing Clients in Their Official Language of Choice Ethical Obligations, Practical Solutions and Certain "Je ne sais quoi"
November 24, 2016
Who should attend this program: Lawyers with a limited capacity in French dealing with clients who speak only French (or who have a limited capacity in English). Anglophone lawyers with French speaking clients who have a limited or some capacity in English. Anglophone lawyers with Anglophone clients dealing with opposing parties who speak only French.
Did you know that there is now a Language Rights Rule in the Code of Professional Conduct? This informative and practical program will include both a discussion of Manitoba lawyers’ new ethical and professional obligations under this Rule, and of practical solutions that can be utilized to ensure clients’ language rights.
Chair: The Honourable Richard J. Scott O.M., Q.C., Hill Sokalski Walsh Olson LLP
Associate Chief Justice Marriane Rivoalen, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench, Family Division
Daniel Boivan, Gowling WLG
Alain Laurencelle, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Denis Guénette, Justice Manitoba, Legal Services Branch
Andrea Doyle, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
CPD hours: 1.5
EPPM hours: 1.5
Price: $50.00 + GST = $52.50