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Business and Arts Clinic summer students left to right: Ken Vong (2L), Lisa Haydey (3L), Moira Kennedy (3L), Serena Bevilacqua (2L), Kassandra Taverner (3L), Connor Giesbrecht (3L), Kaeten Wader (3L).

Faculty of Law

L. Kerry Vickar Business and Arts Clinics summer student team ready to help

June 10, 2024 — 
The Faculty of Law’s L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic and Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts have expanded capacity this summer, hiring a record number of seven law students.

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Law students working at the Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts include Jamie Robertson (3L), Emily Palmer (2L), Kassandra Taverner (2L), Rebecca Penner (3L), and Lisa Haydey (2L).

Faculty of Law

Celebrating the power of art, education, legal innovation, and hope

May 2, 2024 — 
On March 14, 2024, The Honourable Anita R. Neville, P.C., O.M., Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, hosted a formal reception at Government House to celebrate the Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts. Invited guests from the Manitoba arts and legal communities gathered to learn more about the mission and purpose behind the new legal arts clinic housed at the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Law.

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Kaylee Furber, Jamie Robertson, Rebecca Penner, Ashley Slagerman.

Faculty of Law

Cultivating Creativity and Commerce

April 9, 2024 — 
In a dynamic collaboration between the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic and Manitoba Legal Clinic for the Arts, four third-year law students —Ashley Slagerman, Kaylee Furber, Jamie Robertson, and Rebecca Penner from the Faculty of Law —enriched their final year of Law School by sharing as well as enriching the Grade 9-10 Balmoral Hall Venture Development and Law classes at Balmoral Hall, on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, with an engaging and informative presentation covering business law basics.

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Event organizers and panellists left to right: Eileen Derksen, Director of Continuing Professional Development, Law Society of Manitoba; Wendy Whitecloud, Elder-in-Residence, Faculty of Law; Darla Rettie, Pitblado Law; Heather Berthelette, CEO, Spirit Healthcare Group of Companies; Yvan Larocque, Clinical Instructor & Supervising Lawyer, L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic, Faculty of Law; Alyssa Schachter, Equity Officer & Policy Counsel, Law Society of Manitoba; Marc Kruse, Director of Indigenous Legal Learning & Services.

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law co-hosts Economic Reconciliation event

October 20, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Law was pleased to be a part of a second-annual collaborative event with the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association held September 27 in honour of National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

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(Left to right) The Faculty of Law welcomes new teaching staff Dr. Akinwumi Ogunranti, Yvan Larocque, and Andrea Doyle commencing July 1, 2023.

Faculty of Law

New teaching staff welcomed to Faculty of Law

May 3, 2023 — 
The Office of the Dean of Law is pleased to advise that the University of Manitoba Board of Governors has confirmed the appointments of Yvan Larocque, and Andrea Doyle who will be commencing two-year Instructor II positions, and Dr. Akinwumi Ogunranti, who will commence a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Faculty of Law, all on July 1, 2023.

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