The Advisory: Volume 9, Issue 3, December 2011

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In This Issue

From the President
Managing Risk in the Public Interest 

Alberta Law Foundation Increases in Funding provides Stability to Legal Aid 

Executive Director’s Report
Three Dimensions of Risk Being Strategically Managed 

“No-Cash” and “Know-your-Client” Rules are Key in Fighting Money Laundering 


Statutory Amendments Sought to Streamline Discipline Process 

Client Identification and Verification Rules Minimize Risk 

Alternative Measures for Conduct Complaints 

Business Plan and Budget Keeps Fees at Current Levels 

Law Society of Alberta Intervenes in Beaver Lake Cree Nation Case 

Red Flags Which May Indicate Fraud 

Positive Feedback on Trust Safety Program Received 

Counsel Positions Serve the Public Interest and Protect Principles of Justice 

Calgary Legal Guidance To Celebrate 40th Anniversary 

Meet the New Executive Director: Marian De Souza takes the lead at the Alberta Lawyers’ Assistance Society 

Assist Offers Support to the Legal Profession 

Congratulations on Judicial Appointment to Provincial Court 

Calgary Family Lawyer Inducted into Alberta Order of Excellence


Fall Back to Pro Bono! 

New Law Dean Shares Vision for University of Calgary Program 

Real Estate Practitioners: Completing a Report Form for a Protocol Claim 

Law Society’s Involvement Spurs Legal Assistance to Slave Lake 

Practice Review Committee Assists Members, Ensures High Standards and Protection of Public Interest 

Calgary Lawyers Honoured for Fifty Years of Service 

Law Society Honours Lawyers with 30 Years of Service 


Ethically Speaking: Alberta’s New Code of Conduct - Public Statements

A Neutral Corner: A Critical Illness Checklist Key to Minimizing any Practice Disruption 

Developing a Proactive Approach to Continuing Competence 

Learning Modules on Code One of Many CPD Plan Opportunities 

Managing Risk: Credentialing Process Ensures Good Character 


Summary of Disciplinary Matters