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 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.

Gallery: Young Lawyers Gala

Gallery: Young Lawyers Gala

  • June 19, 2017

On May 30th, the Ontario Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division proudly hosted the inaugural Young Lawyers Gala.

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Parental Leave: More and better choices for everyone

  • April 27, 2017
  • Rachel Migicovsky

Our long-term, career-fulfilling goals must be shared and supported by the firms at which we work. If all of us, as lawyers, agree that we value having our families alongside our careers, we must ensure that our collective policies reflect that value.

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Get Out of My Office! How to deal with chatty co-workers

  • April 27, 2017

We’ve all been in a situation where we just need someone to get out of our office. But in a profession of strong wills and fragile egos, it’s tough to find a diplomatic way to do it. To fill that gap, JUST. Magazine interrogated some of its members for their cleverest escape plans.