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RODA conference signboard

Seeing Diverse Lawyers Survive and Thrive

  • November 26, 2018
  • Sabrina A. Bandali

This year's RODA conference, held in partnership with the OBA, Accelerating a Culture Shift in the Legal Profession, took a fresh approach to advancing diversity by focusing on hot topics that have been making headlines in the media and waves in the legal profession.

Cartoon of Comedian holding a mike with spotlights

A Legal Career’s Comic Turn

  • August 23, 2018
  • Marcel Strigberger

A former lawyer, now fulltime humourist makes a case for laughter in the practice of law and the pursuit of a second act.

many hands of different ethnicities holding ropes together

Law Day’s Lasting Impression

  • August 23, 2018
  • Kerri Salata

For the youth and volunteers who participated, this year’s expanded program inspired creativity, conversation and new ways of looking at the impact of the law in everyday life.

Hilary Linton

When Knowing is Half the Battle

  • December 14, 2017
  • Hilary Linton

The legal profession has come a long way in screening for intimate partner violence. We now have the right questions, but where are the answers?