career development


  • Young lawyers looking for more flexibility

    Young lawyers looking for more flexibility

    Feb 5, 2018

    Heather Douglas feels the legal profession is in flux and she expects it to continue evolving. As a young lawyer establishing her practice at a Toronto firm, she’s unsure what to expect.

  • Firms should examine their realization rates

    Firms should examine their realization rates

    Feb 5, 2018

    In moving from partner to principal of Fireman Daya & Co., Jasmine Daya wanted to be able to better gauge the financial health of the firm.

  • 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.

  • Succession plans needed for future success

    Succession plans needed for future success

    Feb 5, 2018

    Several years ago, the partners at Will Davidson LLP found themselves dealing with four retirements and a death all within a 10-year period.

  • 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.

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