Small Claims Primer 

Nov. 9, 2021
Winnipeg Online


DATE: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
TIME: 12:00 Noon - 1:30pm
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
TOPIC:  Small Claims Primer
SPEAKERS:  Jennifer Sokal, MLT Aikins LLP
Joe Caligiuri, Tapper Cuddy LLP
Amy Budnick, Small Claims Hearing Officer
Jay Buddick, Small Claims Hearing Officer

It’s time for the MBA Young Lawyers' Section Annual Small Claims Primer. This session is recommended for all law students, articling students and associates who will be handling small claims.  

You are invited to join this distinguished panel of speakers, including lawyers Jennifer Sokal (MLT Aikins LLP) and Joe Caligiuri (Tapper Cuddy LLP), and Small Claims Hearing Officers Amy Budnick and Jay Buddick, who will review all of the steps of the small claims procedure from drafting, filing and preparing for the hearing through to presenting the claim before a Small Claims Hearing Officer.

Please RSVP (PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) to the Manitoba Bar Association online (link above). 

You will need a computer or laptop (PC or Mac), smartphone or tablet with a microphone and webcam (built-in or external) and an internet connection.  

If you will be participating from a laptop, you would also need to install a Zoom Client for Meetings from this site: If you are unsure whether you have the latest version of Zoom, please follow the instructions HERE

If you are having troubles, please email 

At approximately 9:30am on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link that you will click on to join the Zoom video conference meeting.  So it will be important to register before 5:00pm on Monday, November 8, 2021.  

Attendance at this MBA Section meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development requirement for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

Megan Spencer
Chair, MBA Young Lawyers' Section
Sternat Manaigre Law Corporation
Ph: 204-808-1100 ext: 131


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