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Setting Up Private Practice in the NWT

Here are the steps you need to follow if you want to set up a practice in the NWT.

Are you an active member?

If you are going to be practicing in the NWT, you need to be an active member of the Law Society of the NWT.

Are you insured?

If you are going to be in private practice, you must be covered by the mandatory insurance provided by CLIA.  The insurance year runs from July 1 to June 30.

You may also want to consider whether you want to apply for excess insurance.  Excess insurance is voluntary.

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TAKE NOTICE THAT the following person:

           

Michael Marra                                                              Toronto, ON

                                            

previously an Active member of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories, has become an Inactive member of the Law Society, effective October 9, 2018, and is no longer entitled to practice law in the Northwest Territories as of that date.

 

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TAKE NOTICE THAT the following persons:

           

Leslie Ahlstrom                                                 Sherwood Park, AB

                                            

having indicated that he does not wish to continue his membership in the Law Society of the Northwest Territories, and having voluntarily submitted his resignation, has been permitted to resign and his name has been removed from the Roll of the Society effective March 31, 2019.

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TAKE NOTICE THAT the following person:

           

Kenneth J. Chutskoff                                                 Saskatoon, SK

                                            

previously an Inactive member of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories, has been restored to the Active (Practicing) list of the Law Society effective September 25, 2018 and is entitled to practice law in the Northwest Territories.

 

DATED in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories September 26, 2018.

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TAKE NOTICE THAT the following person:

           

Sheung Yu Billi Wun                                               Yellowknife, NT

                                            

previously an Inactive member of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories, has been restored to the Active (Practicing) list of the Law Society effective September 21, 2018, and is entitled to practice law in the Northwest Territories.

 

DATED in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories September 21, 2018.

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TAKE NOTICE THAT the following person:

L. Douglas Rae                                                                Calgary, AB                                           

previously an Inactive member of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories, has been restored to the Active (Practicing) list of the Law Society, effective September 4, 2018, and is entitled to practice law in the Northwest Territories.

DATED in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories September 4, 2018.