articling


  • Lakehead and Ryerson trying to chart different path

    Lakehead and Ryerson trying to chart different path

    Aug 27, 2018

    When Hayley Yorke was deciding between the University of Ottawa law school and the then-new law program at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ont., she chose Lakehead even though it seemed like the underdog.

  • What will Ontario do with more lawyers?

    What will Ontario do with more lawyers?

    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.

  • Licensing insight

    May 28, 2018

    Everyone contemplating attending law school would be wise to read a report by the Law Society of Ontario on the licensing, by the Professional Development and Competence Committee.

  • Young and in law

    May 28, 2018

    In 1991, when I received a letter from Osgoode Hall Law School offering me a place in its first-year class, I literally jumped up and down on my bed and screamed at the top of my much younger lungs.

  • Licensing reforms may come from law society

    Licensing reforms may come from law society

    Feb 5, 2018

    When Raquel Ness graduated from law school, finding an articling position was nearly impossible for her.

  • Survey scrutiny

    Feb 5, 2018

    Young lawyers don’t have it easy. It’s tough to make it into law school. Once there, prospects for landing a good articling position — or becoming an associate with an established firm that offers mentorship opportunities — can be daunting.

  • A crisis of values over articling

    Sep 5, 2017

    Talk of the articling crisis has become white noise. Unfortunately, we have now internalized it: It has become a crisis of values within the profession.

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