The Advisory: Volume 9, Issue 2, August 2011

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In This Issue

From the President:
Bencher Election Key to Independence of Legal Profession 

New Bencher also serves as Deputy Mayor of Fort McMurray 

Executive Director’s Report: 
Strategic Plan Update: Work on National Standards on Target


Queen’s Counsel Appointments Recognize Outstanding Lawyers 

Congratulations on Judicial Appointment to Provincial Court 

Law Society Welcomes New Practice Review Lawyer 

Privilege and the role of the Law Society as an intervenor 

Steps to Take Upon Receiving a Lawful Demand for Material 

Continuing Competence Review a Strategic Priority 

Task Force to Recommend Initiatives leading to the Retention and Re-Engagement of Lawyers 

Committee Recommends Exploring Models to Enhance Legal Services Delivery to Low-income Albertans 

First Year Summer Student Recruitment Period

New Law Schools in Canada 

Slave Lake Fire: Volunteers from Legal Community Sought 

New Lawyer from Eritrean Community Admitted to Alberta Bar 

Viscount Bennett Scholarship Winner Holds Degrees in Business and Law 

Peter Freeman, QC, Bursary for Indigenous Students in Law 


2011 Bencher Election: Introduction of Online Voting Will Enhance Election 

My Life As A Bencher 


A Neutral Corner: Developing a Respectful Workplace Policy for your Firm 

SoloNet Pilot Project Now Underway 

New Code of Conduct Now Available for Review 

Regular Review of Your CPD Plan Meets Ethical Obligations 

Ethically Speaking: Alberta’s New Code of Conduct — What Do You Need to Know? 


Summary of Disciplinary Matters