Nov 6, 2018
The 100th anniversary of First World War to be marked with a very different bar call in Alberta.
- Nov 5, 2018
The 2L recruit is heavy on acronyms. Some are employers, most are government: MOL; DOJ; PPSC. Others are procedural: OCIs; ITCs; PFOs. They came in handy when, one sunny October afternoon, I wanted to speedily recap this year’s process to my roommate: “Three employers sent out PFOs halfway through OCIs today!”
- Oct 29, 2018
Let’s face it, this time of year is not easy for law students. With midterm exams, papers, OCIs and trying to hold it all together, it is hard to see the positives about this time of year, although seeing the positives is critical to maintaining a healthy outlook on life and making the law school experience more enjoyable.
- Oct 22, 2018
This year, the Law Society of Ontario embarked on a series of consultations on its governance structure and lawyer licensing.
- Oct 1, 2018
Unlike most undergraduate programs, a JD prepares you for a specific career. Whether you litigate or focus on transactional cases, whether you work in Vancouver or in Vaudreuil, you’re training to practise the law. But how do you know what best prepares you for practice?
- Sep 24, 2018
Law school is an incredible adventure. It can also be overwhelming. Luckily, there are thousands of people who have made it through.
Aug 29, 2018
A aspiring Quebec law student who took both a university and the provincial universities’ forum to court after he was refused admission to a law faculty has lost his case.
- Aug 20, 2018
There are some simple things we can all do to make back-to-school season easier, from setting a budget to figuring out law school attire.
Aug 13, 2018
Earlier this year, when benchers of the Law Society of Ontario had to vote on whether graduates of Ryerson University’s proposed law school should be allowed to apply to practise in Ontario following their call to the bar, there were few naysayers.
Aug 13, 2018
Law firms are looking for candidates with more than just stellar grades
Aug 7, 2018
Ballooning law school tuition means more graduates are stuck in a cycle of debt
Aug 6, 2018
Ryerson University’s new law school is on pace to open in 2020, and with its opening, issues affecting aspiring lawyers have come to the forefront.
Jul 16, 2018
Law schools that want to promote political viewpoints are misled about their purpose.
- Jul 3, 2018
- Jun 4, 2018
Recently, I had the honour of being invited to take part in and speak at a celebration of the life of Wylie Spicer.
- May 7, 2018
It’s that time of year again. Hireback season is upon the legal profession!
- Apr 23, 2018
Rejoice, 3Ls! Exams are coming to a close and it is time to pop the champagne! You survived law school!
- Apr 16, 2018
Spring — the season where many third-year law students scramble to find an articling position before the semester expires.
- Apr 16, 2018
We are the sum of our experiences, for better or worse. This becomes clearer as you enter the world of employment.
- Apr 9, 2018
We are the sum of our experiences, for better or worse.