Young at Law

Summering, articling, networking, mentorship and more - check here regularly for practical tips, insights and ongoing discussion about the issues facing Ontario's law students and new lawyers.

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8 Essential Ingredients to Make the Most of First-Year Law School

  • November 28, 2018
  • Heather Donkers and Dana Lue

Heather Donkers and Dana Lue, chairs of the OBA’s Student Section and Young Lawyers Division - Central executives, respectively, offer advice from the other side about how to maximize the first-year experience while maintaining a healthy perspective.

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The Path

  • May 16, 2018
  • Marie Clemens

Marie Clemens shares her experience in uprooting her practice and moving to a new city, and how change can help us all achieve our goals.

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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?

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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.

OBA Sections

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.