Committees

The STLA has many standing committees to help serve the membership and to fullfil its goals and objectives. When needed, ad hoc committees are created. Listed below are the standing commitees of the assocation.

 

Editorial Committee
Committee members supervise and contribute to all aspects of publishing our the association's legal quarterly publication of The Saskatchewan Advocate. Members review and request articles for submission, and assist the Executive Director in the production of the magazine. If you would like to contribute an article or assist on this committee please contact us.
 
Educational Committee
The role of the committee is to oversee all STLA continuing legal education (CLE) programs (bi-annual conferences, teleseminars and webinars); to ensure the development, delivery and evaluation of all programs meet our high standards – high quality and timely, professional training from qualified and experienced speakers to improve members’ capacity to serve their clients, to assist members in developing strong practices, and to elevate the professionalism of our lawyer members. This committee provides assistance to conference committees when needed and will vet programs for future bi-annual conferences and other forms of education. This committee will review and respond to policies that can affect the CLE programs offered by the STLA.
 
Spring and Fall Conference Committees

These committees oversee the annaul conference that are held in Saskatoon (Spring) and Regina (Fall).  Committee members plan, coordinate and execute relevant and timely legal education to STLA members and non-members. Members ensure that STLA Conferences are revelant, timely and qualify for CPD accreditation with the Law Society of Saskatchewan.

 

Judicial Court Liaison Committee
Committee members meet with representatives of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, Court of Queen’s Bench and Provincial Court on a regular basis; to identify and deal with concerns of the members of the Judiciary and of the Bar. The mandate of this Committee is to identify solutions or initiatives for improvement of court administration and procedure; and to maintain positive relations between the Bench and the Bar.

Law Reform Committee
Proposed changes to legislation in Saskatchewan are reviewed and scrutinized by this committee. Recommendations will be made to the Board of Governors on the position to take in response to any proposed legislative change with briefs being presented to the Governments in support or opposition of proposed changes.
 
Teleseminar Committee
Like the STLA Conference Committees, the Teleseminar Committee oversee the planning of telephone seminars, held conveniently over the lunch hour. Members ensure that STLA Teleseminars are revelant, timely and qualify for CPD accreditation with the Law Society of Saskatchewan.
 
Website Committee
Committee members ensure that the STLA website is currrent, to review potential features that will benefit members of the STLA and to make corrections as they arise. The Website Committee has worked dilegently to redevelop the STLA website adding many new features. If you have questions about this website please contact us through the STLA office.
 
 

 

Events

 

November 3, 2017

Updates & Trends in Criminal Law

Featuring keynote presenter, former SCC Justice

The Honourable Justice Marshall E. Rothstein, Q.C.

Double Tree Hotel, Regina

7 CPD Hours/1.5 "Ethics"

Conference Information & Registration Form

For more information contact the STLA office via email admin@stla.ca

 

Short in CPD Credits?

Order past Teleseminars:

See Registration Form for programs offered

1 CPD Credit/Teleseminar
To register, complete the registration form above or contact the STLA office at admin@stla.ca