Against all odds, annual Law Banquet connects mentors and students virtually
The Eighth Annual Robson Hall Law Banquet took place this past week on Monday, March 8, 2021. The Law Banquet Co-Coordinators, law students Taylor Antonchuk and Jordan Sinder, were very pleased to welcome 150 attendees this year, including a majority of the 1L class and lawyers from each of Manitoba’s five biggest law firms: Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, MLT Aikins LLP, Fillmore Riley LLP, Taylor McCaffrey LLP, and Pitblado Law.
The Annual Law Banquet is special because it enables lawyers, law students, and members of Manitoba’s legal community to create meaningful, long-lasting connections. This year’s event was no exception. Students and lawyers engaged with each other by participating in team trivia challenges, and by enjoying a virtual dinner together, as they alternated through virtual breakout rooms. Considering the circumstances, it was truly a wonderful event.
The Co-Coordinators and the Professional Development Committee would like to once again thank all attendees and generous sponsors for a successful event!
- Diamond Sponsors: TDS, Pitblado and MLT Aikins
- Platinum Sponsors: Fillmore Riley and Taylor McCaffrey
- Gold Sponsors: Scotiabank
- Event Sponsors: Manitoba Bar Association and the Law Society of Manitoba