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SPILL: Your best virtual networking experience

SPILL: Your best virtual networking experience

  • August 30, 2021

We asked OBA Section members to share with us their most enjoyable or enriching virtual networking experience from the past year-and-a-half of Zooming, Teams-ing, Skyping, sometimes Slacking, but always Rallying.

President's Message: To all those who made the ambitious achievable…

President's Message: To all those who made the ambitious achievable…

  • August 30, 2021
  • Charlene Theodore

When asked in August 2020 what I’d like to be able to say in a year’s time about my presidency, I replied, “I hope my term as president is a chapter of the OBA’s history that will put the profession forever on the right road on the issues in our workplaces we have been collectively grappling with for far too long.”

Space: The new frontier

Space: The new frontier

  • August 30, 2021
  • Michael Speers

In fashioning the legal workplace of the future, forward-thinking lawyers are prioritizing vital culture over vaunted convention and making a giant leap in how they operate, innovate, collaborate, and situate themselves within a fertile ecosystem of research, industry and ideas.

Forging Your Own Path: Alternative routes to big law

Forging Your Own Path: Alternative routes to big law

  • June 06, 2021
  • Rachel Fielding and Alexander Evangelista

Take it from these associates who did not get hired where they had envisioned during their summer or articling recruits: it’s not always a straight line to your dream role, but perseverance – and making the most of the opportunities that come your way – will pay off in the end.

Giving Feedback Just Got Trickier

Giving Feedback Just Got Trickier

  • June 06, 2021
  • Deborah Glatter

Feedback was always a tricky skill to master, and it’s even trickier now. There are two related reasons: first, the psychological impact of the pandemic and second, the challenge of providing feedback in a virtual world.