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CPD Requirements: The Law Society of Manitoba requires lawyers to complete 12 hours of professional development activities per year. If you are a practising member for three or more months in a year, then 1 ½ hours of your CPD must be related to ethics, professional responsibility or practice management.
Completing Your CPD Requirements with PLI: The Law Society of Manitoba does not accredit providers or programs. It is the responsibility of the lawyer to determine which CPD activities are relevant for their professional development. Eligible CPD activities must meet all of the following requirements: Relate to substantive, procedural or practical aspects of law, including law office management; Not relate to a specific client file; Not relate to purely business or social aspects of an activity. Typical eligible CPD activities include: Live programs, workshops and conferences offered by continuing legal education providers; Interactive on-line programs; Video replay of programs offered in an organized group setting. View PLI programs eligible for CPD in Manitoba.
Attendance Reporting: You are required to track your CPD activities for the calendar year and record them in your CPD tracker which is due on April 1st each year. When requested by the Law Society, you will be required to produce all documents to substantiate the completion of your CPD activities.