Understanding Unconscious Bias and its Implications

  • November 06, 2017
  • Jayashree Goswami

Positions of leadership and power disproportionately remain the domain of the traditional elite, i.e. the Caucasian male, perpetuating standards, perceptions, values and mores of this dominant culture. The resulting cultural hegemony operates in an insidious manner, subtly and systemically discriminating against racialized and other minority lawyers.

Transparency at All Costs: Public health registers

  • October 05, 2017
  • Sarah Berhane

In June, Elizabeth Wettlaufer was sentenced to eight terms of life in prison for eight counts of first-degree murder. Her calls into question the role and efficacy of public registers for health professionals, and raises the question of how to best balance public transparency and health professionals’ privacy.

Workplace Culture: Tips for finding the right fit

  • October 05, 2017
  • Catherine Brennan

Studies indicate that employees value workplace culture over compensation when it comes to job satisfaction. But how can you know what kind of a culture you're getting into before signing the employment contract?

Teaching Law

  • October 05, 2017

These lawyers enjoy teaching so much they've taken it on part time and even made a career change. We asked each to tell us about their teaching experience and share what makes it rewarding for them.

President's Message

  • October 05, 2017
  • Quinn Ross

Inclusion and unconscious bias are issues that the OBA has been involved with in many ways in the past – but we’ve by no means reached the finish line.

My, How Practice Has Changed

  • October 04, 2017
  • Catherine Brennan

It isn’t until we look back that we realize how far we’ve come. A look back at legal office technology in OBA's archives.

Build Valuable Connections with OBA Sections

  • October 03, 2017

With 38 different practice areas and special interests to choose from, as an OBA member you have the opportunity to join an exclusive network of peers whose experiences and passions align with your own.