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2013 | 2012 | 2011 and earlier 

2014

April 25, 2014
  • Alberta Law Day
  • Congratulations Amal Umur
April 25, 2014
  • Notices of Suspension for non-payment of the 2014/2015 annual membership fee
April 3, 2014
  • Student Recruitment
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Alberta Human Rights Commission Opportunity
  • Expansion of Commercial/Duty Justice Initiative
  • Civil Enforcement Act
  • Legal Aid Alberta 

March 19, 2014

  • Summer Sittings Pilot Project
  • Template Oral Hearing Order
  • Alberta Law Day
  • Court of Appeal Centennial Gala and Symposium
  • Missing Wills

March 17, 2014

  • 2014 Annual General Meeting 

March 10, 2014

  • CPD Edition

February 14, 2014

  • Outgoing President's Message, Carsten Jensen, QC
  • 2014 Membership Renewals Mailed

February 10, 2014

  • 2014 Annual Membership Renewal
         January 17, 2014
  • 2014 CPD Plan; Court of Queen's Bench Criminal Proceedings Rules; Alberta Law Conference

         January 14, 2014  

  • Federation Approval of Trinity Western University Law School - President's Letter

         January 14, 2014

  • Changes to the Rule of the Law Society of Alberta
  • Law society of Alberta Greets Two New Faces to the Bencher Table; Bids Farewell to Two Long-Serving Public Representatives
  • Marketing Matters
  • Family Town Hall Meeting
  • Missing Will            

2013

December 23, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension - Pubalagan Venkatraman

December 20, 2013

  • Protection of Trust Accounts
  • New Bencher

December 16, 2013

  • Federation Grants Preliminary Approval to BC Law School
  • Edmonton Weekly Criminal Duty Justice Pilot Project
  • CBA Limited Scope Retainer Report

December 12, 2013

  • Notice of Interim Suspension - Rakesh Kumar Dewett

December 11, 2013

  • New President-Elect and Executive Elected for 2014-2015
  • Pecuniary Damages Interest
  • Arbitration Act: Stay and Appeal Issues
  • Latest Annual Report Released
  • Missing Will

December 6, 2013

  • Notice of Resignation - Ronald Peterson

November 27, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension - John F. Schneider

November 27, 2013

  • Citation of Authorities
  • Evaluating Your 2013 CPD Plan

November 5, 2013

  • New Code of Conduct Amendments: Limited Scope Retainers
  • Lawyer Referral Program Survey
  • Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies Post-Graduate Scholarships

 

November 4, 2013

  • Notice of Resignation - Scott James Park

 

October 17, 2013

  • New Policy on the Use of Electronic Devices in Court of Appeal Courtrooms
  • Land Titles - Results Based Budgeting Review
  • Introduction to the Social Security Tribunal: Webex Sessions for Representatives
  • Sexual Minorities in the Legal Profession Survey
  • Magna Carta Exhibition
  • Administration of Estates Act - Final Report

September 26, 2013

  • CCTV Proceedings From Edmonton Remand Centre
  • OPCA Litigants - The Phenomenon of Freemen on the Land
  • Civil Practice Town Hall Meetings
  • Alberta Law Foundation Celebrates 40 Years
  • Distinguished Service Awards
  • Changes at Alberta Law Libraries
  • Alberta Law Review Seeking Submissions

September 16, 2013

  • AWL mentoring program
  • Special Notice - Securities and Safety Deposit Box Contents

 August 20, 2013

  • Queen's Counsel Applications
  • Commercial Appearance Court
  • Robert David Nelson Memorial Fund
  • J. Patrick Stopa Access to Justice Scholarship Application

July 30, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension - Ned Ephraim Frolic
  • Notice of Suspension - Christopher Dean Zilinski
  • Notice of Suspension - Matthew Both
  • Notice of Suspension - Veronika Hamza
  • "Drop Dead" Rule Extended to Three Years

July 15, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension (Amended) - Ludmila Byron & Timothy J. Byron

July 10, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension - Ludmila Byron
  • Notice of Suspension - Timothy J. Byron

July 4, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension - David Skrypichayko

June 28, 2013

  • Notice of Disbarment -Victor Anthonysamy

June 28, 2013

  • FOIP Consultation
  • Payment Card Industry Compliance
  • Unclaimed Personal Property and Vested Property Act

June 26, 2013

  • Special Edition: Disaster Recovery Resources

June 24, 2013

  • Temporary Closure of Calgary Office
  • Temporary Closure of Calgary Land Titles Office

June 19, 2013

  • Queen's Counsel Applications for 2013
  • Civil Appeal Rules Consultation
  • Summer Student Recruitment Dates
  • Law Society Seeking Missing Deed

June 18, 2013

  • Notice of Disbarment - Bonnie Ewing

June 18, 2013

  • 2013/2014 Professional Liability Insurance Levy Due July 2, 2013

June 12, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension (Non-Payment of Hearing Costs) - John F. Schneider

May 23, 2013

  • Law Society on Twitter
  • Professional Liability Insurance Invoices Mailed
  • Law Society of Upper Canada National Articling Placement Process

May 14, 2013

  •  Insurance Levy Set for 2013/14 Policy Year

May 7, 2013

  • Priority of Assignment of Judicial Dispute Resolution; AJEFA Event

April 29, 2013

  • Notice of Resignation - Donald Lowe

April 25, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension (Sec 63) - John F. Schneider
  • Notices of Suspension (Non-Payment of Membership Fees) -
    Jaime J. Oyarzun
    William J. Ross
    Gwendolyn Mansell
    Nicholas A. Cake
    Bruce E. Harvey
    Akash Khokhar
    Alexander Pozniak

April 5, 2013

  • Notice of Disbarment - Hermo Pagtakhan

April 5, 2013

  • Alberta Law Day
  • Notice of Meeting: Surrogate Practice and Procedure
  • International Interests in Mobile Aircraft Equipment Act

March 19, 2013

  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) Notice

March 14, 2013

  • Student Recruitment Dates
  • Summer Sittings Pilot Project
  • CPD Deadline: March 15
  • Condominium Property Act Review

March 6, 2013

  • Queen's Counsel Application Process Begins April 2, 2013
  • Province Launches Estate Administration Reform Consultations
  • Alberta Law Libraries Seeking Your Feedback
  • 2013 CPD Plan Deadline Approaching: March 15, 2013
  • Invitation to Make Application as a Part-Time Master in Chambers

February 21, 2013

  • Message from the President: Carsten Jensen, QC
  • Welcome to New Executive and Benchers

February 15, 2013

  • 2013/2014 Annual Membership Fee Renewals in the Mail
  • Reminder: Requirement to Disclose Information About Trust Accounts to CDIC Member Institutions
  • From the Practice Advisors
  • Notice to the Profession about Mandatory Dispute Resolution Requirement

February 8, 2013

  • Notice of Suspension - Brian McCullough
  • Notice of Suspension - Noble E. Shanks

February 7, 2013

  • Message from the Outgoing President of the Law Society, Steve Raby, QC
  • CPD: Making An Impact
  • Continuing Competence Strategy
  • 2013 CPD Plan Declaration Due: March 15, 2013

February 5, 2013

  • 2013 Annual Membership Renewal

January 25, 2013

  • Notice of Disbarment - Peter Riccioni
  • Notice of Disbarment - Barry Windsor
  • Termination of Registration - Ayyman Hammoud
  • Notice of Disbarment - Philip L. Fiess
  • Notice of Disbarment - Darren John Peterson

January 24, 2013

  • Law Society of Alberta Plenary: Alberta Law Conference

January 10, 2013

  • New President-Elect and Executive Elected for 2013-14
  • New Year's Resolution: Be a better lawyer by planning and implementing your 2013 CPD Plan
  • Law Society of Alberta Plenary
  • Distinguished Service Award Recipients Named

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2012

December 27, 2012

  • Avoid the Trojan Banker Virus

December 20, 2012

  • Rule Changes for Trust Safety Program
  • Form Changes for Trust Safety Program
  • Pecuniary Damages Interest
  • CPD Plan Declaration Cycle: January 1 to March

November 30, 2012

  • New Conflict of Interest Rules in Force December 1
  • Help Alberta Law Libraries Chart a Course for the Future

November 16, 2012

  • Wednesday, November 21st is the Nomination Deadline for Distinguished Service Awards
  • Unmarried & Unjust [Enrichment] SuperConference

November 2, 2012

  • New Conflict of Interest Rules Effective December 1, 2012
  • Volunteers Sought for 2013 Law Society Committees
  • UPDATE: Matrimonial Property Division on Death
  • There’s Still Time to Comment on Arbitration Reform Issues
  • Unmarried & Unjust [Enrichment] SuperConference
  • Evaluating Progress on Your 2012 CPD Plan

October 31, 2012

  • Two Deputy Executive Directors Appointed for the Law Society
  • Nominate a Lawyer Today for a Distinguished Service Award
  • Police warning the public about "Ransomware scam"
  • Beware of Hackers Targeting Law Firms

September 21, 2012

  • Fraud Alert: Solicitation via Apparently Legitimate Persons
  • Improving Access to Justice - Alberta Law Foundation 2012 Annual Report
  • Feedback Sought on Draft Report by National Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters
  • Notice to the Profession about Detention Review and Bail Review Hearings
  • Notice to the Profession about Seeking Criminal Case Management

September 18, 2012

  • Law Society of Alberta Mourns Canadian Lawyer and Politician

September 7, 2012

  • Draft Alberta Conflict Rules Available for Review
  • Notice to the Profession about Seeking Criminal Case Management
  • Plan to Attend the Upcoming National Annual Pro Bono Conference

August 10, 2012

  • Feedback Sought on New Conflict of Interest Rules
  • Women Lawyers Mentoring Program Initiated in Calgary

July 26, 2012

  • Recruitment Rules: Delay Between Interviews and Offers Resolved with New Dates
  • CPD Evaluation: Consider Sharing your CPD Plan
  • Mentoring Circle Program Initiated for Women Lawyers

July 24, 2012

  •  Notice of Suspension - Peter B. Budd

July 17, 2012

  • Restoration of Service: Land Titles, Spin II and Motor Vehicle Registries Now Operational

July 16, 2012

  • Update on Service Alberta's Efforts to Restore Registries
  • Alberta Rules of Court: Delay in Implementation of the Drop Dead Rule

July 12, 2012

  • Service Alberta - Land Titles, Spin II and Motor Vehicles Service Interruptions
  • Matrimonial Property Division on Death

July 5, 2012

  • Notice of Disbarment - Ming Joe Fong

June 28, 2012

  • Provisions in the Justice and Court Statutes Amendment Act comes into effect July 1, 2012
  • 2012 Court of Queen’s Bench Judicial Retirements

June 14, 2012

  • Message from the President: June Bencher Retreat Discussed Alternative Business Structures
  • "Merging Worlds, Emerging Discourses" sets the theme for International Legal Ethics Conference
  • There’s Still Time to Have Your Say in the Evaluation of the CPD Program

June 12, 2012

  • Notice of Suspension - Charles Arthur Ruff

June 6, 2012

  • Notice of Disbarment - Hugh Wade Adamson

June 5, 2012

  • Have Your Say in the Evaluation of the Continuing Professional Development Program

June 1, 2012

  • Evaluation of CPD Program Underway
  • Court of Appeal 2013 Sitting Dates Now Set

May 31, 2012

  • Notice of Suspension - Ajay Juneja

May 30, 2012

  • Notice of Suspension - Darrell Elgert

May 29, 2012

  • Technical Discussions on the Division of Matrimonial Property on Death
  • Fraud Alert: Possible Scam Involving a Referral Fee

May 17, 2012

  • Congratulations to Outgoing Bencher Don Scott, QC
  • Law Society Welcomes New Bencher
  • Changes to Surrogate Forms as a Result of Wills and Succession Act

May 17, 2012

  • Feedback Sought on Recruitment Rules

May 4, 2012

  • Message from the President: Benchers Amend Trust Safety Rules, Delivered Final ADLS Report and Adopted Justicia Project
  • Past Economic Crisis Continues to Affect Insurance Program

April 20, 2012

  • Trust Safety Rule Changes in Response to Feedback
  • Plan to Attend Edmonton Law Day 2012
  • Calgary Law Day 2012

April 16, 2012

  • Commentary on Rule 119.17.1 of the Rules of the Law Society of Alberta
  • New Rule 119.17.1

April 13, 2012

  • Notice of Disbarment - Clarence H. Ewasiuk

April 5, 2012 (revised May 30)

  • The Advisory (April 2012): The Retention and Re-Engagement of Lawyers

March 22, 2012

  • Notice
  • Agenda
  • Financials
  • The Law Society Seeks your Feedback on the 2011 Bencher Election

March 16, 2012

  • The Law Society Seeks your Feedback on the 2011 Bencher Election

March 12, 2012

  • March 15th Deadline for 2012 Membership Fees and Member Information Update Form

March 8, 2012

  • Declare your 2012 CPD Plan before or on March 15, 2012

March 1, 2012

  • Membership Fees and Form Due March 15, 2012
  • Please Note March 15th Deadline for Declaring Your 2012 CPD Plan
  • Client Information Confidentiality Addressed in Joint and Trust Account Disclosure Bylaw

March 1, 2012

  • Notice of Suspension - Dana I. Carlson

February 27, 2012

  • Notice of Disbarment - Edward Boomer

February 15, 2012

  • Re: Trust Accounting Requirements. January and February Designated Year End Filings

February 14, 2012

  • Annual Fee Billing and Member Information Update Form are in the Mail

February 10, 2012

  • Message from the President: Determining Priorities for the Year
  • Declaring Your CPD Plan to the Law Society

January 27, 2012

  •  The Advisory (January 2012): Supporting Sole Practitioners and Small Businesses

January 26, 2012

  • Fraud Alert: Potential Fraud Email Solicitations Circulating
  • Calgary Legal Guidance 40th Anniversary Dinner
  • Funeral Mass for Douglas G. Stokes, QC

January 25, 2012

  • Leading-Edge Plenary to Explore the Erosion of the Legal Profession’s Monopoly
  • Declare your 2012 CPD Plan before or on March 15, 2012
  • Careers at the Law Society of Alberta

January 20, 2012

  • Erosion of the Legal Profession’s Monopoly - Should this be Bad News?
  • Law Society and CBA to Honour Four Distinguished Lawyers
  • Lawyers Elect Six New Benchers to the Law Society
  • Please Note Deadline for Declaring your 2012 CPD Plan is March 15, 2012
  • Memorial Service January 23, 2012 for Brian E. Peterson, QC
  • Upcoming Queen’s Counsel Ceremonies

January 4, 2012

  • Happy New Year
  • Deadline for Making Your 2012 CPD Plan Declaration is March 15, 2012
  • Four Distinguished Lawyers To Be Honoured
  • CQB Notice Re: Amendments to the Surrogate Rules and Forms - Grace Period
  • Notice from CQB Re: Waiver of Dispute Resolution Before Trial

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2011 and earlier

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