Director of Professional Development: Careers in Law – Where your JD can take you! @ Room 204, Robson Hall
Sep 26 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Re: Careers in Law – Where Your JD Can Take You!

You may know about practicing law in a firm, for a government department or as an in-house counsel but do you know where else your law degree may take you?  I invite all of you to attend a presentation by Professor Khoday on the many careers paths you can go down with your law degree.

When: Tuesday September 26 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Where: Room 204 (this presentation will not be recorded)

What else:  Food will be served

RSVP:  To have a sense of how much food we should order, please register for the event using this link:

Pitblado Scholarship Reception – by Invitation @ Robson Hall
Sep 26 @ 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Pitblado Scholarship recipients will be invited to this annual evening reception to meet Jim and Sandra Pitblado and receive their scholarships in-person.

NDTR Collaborative Event with Law Society of Manitoba & MBA @ Law Society of Manitoba Classroom
Sep 27 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
NDTR Collaborative Event with Law Society of Manitoba & MBA @ Law Society of Manitoba Classroom

The Faculty of Law is pleased to host a collaborative event with the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association for the educational benefit of the legal profession in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Please register now for this noon-hour in-person event taking place September 27th at the Law Society Classroom at 260 St. Mary Avenue downtown.

This event will be a conversation around best practices when working with Indigenous Community business leaders and entrepreneurs.


Darla Rettie, Pitblado Law
Yvan Larocque, Clinical Instructor & Supervising Lawyer at the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
Heather Berthelette, CEO, Spirit Healthcare Group of Companies

Free Registration

This program offers 1.5 hours of CPD (1 hour CPD when attending via Video Webinar), all of which may be reported as EPPM (Ethics, Professionalism, Practice Management) hours.

Please note that there are limited in-person seats available and food is being ordered for in-person attendees, therefore we require 7 days notice if you are unable to attend in-person. We understand that illness may arise last minute and in those instances we ask that you please notify us as soon as you can and we can offer online attendance for health and safety reasons.

Please register at the Law Society of Manitoba’s event page.


Fillmore Riley 2L Reception
Sep 27 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Details to follow

Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series Presents: James Gacek @ Room 204, Robson Hall
Sep 28 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series presents: Dr. James Gacek, Associate Professor, Justice Studies, University of Regina. The title of his talk is, “Rainbow Captives: The Conditions of and Challenges for Queer Incarceration.”

September 28, 2023, 12 – 1:00 p.m.

Learn more about Dr. Gacek.

Pizza will be provided.

MILSA event in honour of NDTR @ Robson Hall
Sep 29 – Sep 30 all-day

Please save the date for a special event in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation being organized by the Manitoba Indigenous Law Students Association (MILSA).

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day
Law Society of Manitoba launches The Path
Oct 2 – Oct 3 all-day

The Law Society of Manitoba will launch The Path on October 1st, 2023. This is a new educational program of New Indigenous Intercultural Awareness and Competency Training to be completed by practicing lawyers over the course of 18 months from its launch.

Learn more about The Path:


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – observed – university closed
Oct 2 – Oct 3 all-day
Law(yer) Strong noon drop-in @ Common Room, Robson Hall
Oct 3 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join Law(yer) Strong in the Common Room at 12:00 p.m. for an informal drop-in.

Dates for the 2023-24 school year are:  October 3, November 27, January 22, and March 11.

Law(yer) Strong Inc. is a non-profit organization with a goal is to improve the health of members of the legal community through support, connecting with therapeutic and specialized services; community and education.

Law(yer) Strong is supported financially by, and independent of: the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association.

Visit for more info.