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Erin Durant on speaking up about mental health and the importance of sponsorship for women lawyers

          

Erin Durant is a litigator in Ottawa, Founder of Durant Barristers and was named one of Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in 2022. For our CL Talk podcast, we spoke to her about her book It Burned Me All Down, where she wrote openly about her mental health struggles during the pandemic and argued for the need for better health and wellness in the legal profession. Durant will speak at Canadian Lawyer’s Women in Law summit in April, where she will be addressing the importance of mentoring and sponsorship.

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