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Successful Goal-Setting: Looking Back to Get Ahead

  • February 14, 2017
  • Ivan Mitchell Merrow

In a 2016 JUST. article on goal-setting, Ivan Merrow pledged to bring in his first client by year's end. One year later, he takes a look back at how he followed through.

Rules of the Game: Sports Law

  • February 02, 2017
  • Marco Ciarlariello and Michael Weizel

Aspiring sports lawyers Marco Ciarlariello and Michael Weizel speak with four top lawyers about the realities of practice in the sports industry and find that, despite its reputation for glamour, successful sports law requires training, discipline and major league effort.

How to Interact with Judges on Social Media

  • October 14, 2016
  • The Hon. Justice Jamie K. Trimble

The Hon. Justice Jamie K. Trimble shares his perspective as a judge on social media, and offers tips to lawyers who wish to interact with judges online.

Tips for Addressing Harassment in Law Firms

  • October 14, 2016
  • Andrea Marsland

Despite the fact that workplace harassment is illegal, it still occurs in law firms across the province and, when it does, it can raise unique challenges in our profession.

The Burden of Debt

  • August 09, 2016
  • Brock B. Jones

What was the cost of tuition when you went to law school? Four law students share their personal stories with law school debt.

OBA Section Executives, Working for You

  • June 21, 2016

The OBA membership relies upon the legs of 800+ Section executive volunteers, who devote their time to serving and representing our diverse body of lawyers across the province.

'Keeping it Real' on Social Media

  • June 06, 2016
  • Brad J. Greenshields

While we are lawyers by day, we are also individuals with colourful personalities, quirks and interests that define who we are beyond the practice of law., yet in a world pre-occupied by image and instant information, social media is a perilous tool for the legal profession.