Events

Jan
24
Mon
MLSA’s Professional Development Committee presents: Small/Mid-Sized Firm & In-House Counsel Panel @ Online
Jan 24 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Please join the MLSA’s Professional Development Committee for a Small/Mid-Sized Firm & In-House Counsel Panel on Jan. 24, 2022 from 12 – 1pm on Zoom.

The panel features Danelle Rougeau Suchuy, In-House Counsel at Ceridian, Maria Mitousis, Partner at Mitousis Lemieux Howard, and Brent Kaneski, Partner at BD Oakes LLP.

Please RSVP to Alexis Alevizos, MLSA’s VP External, for the Zoom link and more info.

Prairie Diversity Networking Event @ Online
Jan 24 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

On behalf of the Prairie Diversity Committee, we are pleased to invite you to participate in our inaugural legal diversity initiative!

This is an information-gathering event that aims to provide students an opportunity to learn more about firms across the Prairies, particularly about how firms will be handling matters concerning equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

Firms in attendance include:
Blake Cassels & Graydon
Borden Ladner Gervais
Fasken
McCarthy Tétrault
McMillan
Miller Thomson
MLT Aikins
Stikeman Elliott
Whitelaw Twining

The event will be hosted online on the Gathertown platform. Meeting link and instructions to come closer to the date. Limited tickets are available. Ticket sales close on Monday, January 24, 2022, at 3 pm MT. Please feel free to reach out to us should any questions or concerns arise. Our email is prairiediversitycommittee@gmail.com.

The Prairie Diversity Committee is comprised of racialized law students from the University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Saskatchewan, and the University of Manitoba. Together, our committee members represent the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Diversity and Law Society, Indigenous Law Students’ Association, Black Law Students’ Association, and the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association.

For more information, please contact Celyna Yu at yuc34568@myumanitoba.ca

Feb
2
Wed
MLSA presents: Scotiabank Line of Credit Presentation @ Virtual
Feb 2 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

MLSA sponsor, Scotiabank, will present their line of credit program to 1L students. They gave a similar presentation in the fall and it had positive feedback, so they are doing another one for winter. To register, contact MLSA VP External Alexis Alevizos and watch your inboxes for more info.

Feb
15
Tue
Diversity in Law Group Speed Networking Event @ TBD
Feb 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Diversity in Law Group will host its first Speed Networking Event on Feb. 15, 2022 from 6 – 8pm. This virtual event will involve rotating break-out sessions between one lawyer and one to two students. Please RSVP to Celyna Yu to register.