The Law Society of the Northwest Territories is the governing body for all lawyers in the NWT. Its mandate is to ensure the public is well-served by a legal profession that is independent, responsible and responsive.
2015 Executive Announced
December 6, 2014 - As of December 6th, 2014, the members of the Executive of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories are:
- President - Margo Nightingale
- Vice-President - Shannon Cumming
- Secretary - Glen Rutland
- Treasurer - Karen Wilford
- Member at large - Michael Woodward
- Layperson - Peter Hall
Expressions of Interest: LAYPERSON - Executive Committee, Law Society of the Northwest Territories
Further details are available here.
Revised Code of Professional Conduct
The revised Code of Professional Conduct, the result of the Model Code Committee's work throughout 2014, is available for review prior to the AGM, where a motion will be put forward for its adoption.
Proposed Estate & Administration Rules
The Probate Rules Committee is continuing to receive feedback on the Proposed Estate Administration Rules of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories. A PDF of the slidedeck used during the Nov. 13th Consultation can be reviewed here. Comments should be provided to the Committee by Friday, January 9, 2015. Comments should be directed to any one of the following: Law Society Office (Communications @ ...), Ed Gullberg, Brian Admunsen, Ian Rennie, Sarah Kay.
Belated: Dec 10 marked the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, always worth a re-read: un.org/en/documents/udhr/in
[6 days ago.]
24 hours til our Annual General Meeting! See you (LSNT members) tomorrow (Sat. Dec. 6) morning 9am. Continental breakfast avail @ 8:30am.
[13 days ago.]
[14 days ago.]
Members - do join us for our AGM this Saturday. The Annual Report is now posted: lawsociety.nt.ca/data/publi (pls bring your own e-copy)
[14 days ago.]