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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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.

Measuring Diversity: A report card for the legal profession

  • February 16, 2016
  • Juliet Knapton

Juliet Knapton, past chair of the OBA Equality Committee, sits down with LSUC Bencher Joanne St. Lewis to discuss an idea St. Lewis brought forward during her campaign for Bencher: an annual report card to measure diversity in the legal profession.

Voice of Change

  • February 16, 2016
  • Colin Lachance and Mark A. Cohen

With no more brass rings to strive for, what will motivate innovative young lawyers to spend their prime years in a traditional firm environment?

5 Tips For Arguing Your First Appeal

  • December 16, 2015
  • Brock Jones

Everyone’s first court appearance can be an intimidating experience. Appearing in front a busy judge in a packed courtroom can test your mettle in ways you never imagined. Especially for younger lawyers, who are building their reputations and just want to be seen as professional and diligent, the stakes are high.