No matter what your undergraduate specialty was, law school is a different beast altogether. So what do you need to know to tame it?
After a few weeks of law school Frances Mahon boldly went to professor Alan Young’s office at Osgoode Hall Law School and in her words, “begged him for a job.”
When asked to assess how important McGill University’s introduction of a “transsystemic” law program in 1999 was, Harry Arthurs is definitive. “I think it’s one of the most dramatic changes in English-language legal education in 100 years,” he says.
Randy Campbell chose law school very intentionally after an 18-day solitary retreat sea kayaking around Prince Edward Island.
Entrepreneurship is a catchword in the practice of law these days, but it’s also a skill you could use when articling in a small law firm, where there is less structure and more room to innovate and create the kind of experience you want.