April 2021

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The Litigator and Mental Health – a Must Read Article by Chief Justice Strathy of Ontario

  • 11 juillet 2022
  • Heather S. Douglas, B.A., J.D., LL.M.

In “The Litigator and Mental Health“, Chief Justice Strathy writes about mental health in our profession and what we can do to improve it. Unfortunately, practicing law can be damaging to one’s mental health. In fact, there is a strong correlation between traditional markers of success in the law and depression in lawyers.

Gestion de la pratique du droit, Student Forum

5 Ways to Increase Efficiency In Your Law Firm

  • 11 juillet 2022
  • Sukhi Hansra

For many lawyers, time is everything. But time is hard to manage, particularly when you are busy dealing with a slew of phone calls, emails, invoices and document preparation, which, unfortunately, are not typically billable. In this article, I’ll be taking a look at 5 unique ways to manage your growth and expand your law firm while being cost effective and without, in fact, expanding the number of people working in your law firm.

Gestion de la pratique du droit, Student Forum

Hiring Associates in a Depleted Pipeline

  • 22 avril 2022
  • Deborah Glatter

Deborah Glatter outlines factors that have led to the current dearth of mid-level and senior associates available for hire in law firms and offers suggestions for firms hiring in a depleted pipeline, including expanding your pool, changing your interview approach and identifying your candidates' 'must haves'.

Gestion de la pratique du droit, Student Forum

What makes a good leader?

  • 21 décembre 2021
  • Heather S. Douglas, B.A., J.D., LL.M.

In the Harvard Business Review "10 Must Reads: On Emotional Intelligence", Daniel Goleman writes about what makes a good leader. He concludes that there are three crucial ingredients: technical skill, IQ, and emotional intelligence.

Gestion de la pratique du droit, Student Forum

Helpful Tips for Getting Through The Work Day

  • 21 décembre 2021
  • Heather S. Douglas, B.A., J.D., LL.M.

With COVID fatigue setting in, motivation to complete work may be in short supply. The Harvard Business Review recently released an article titled “Feeling Overwhelmed? Here’s How to Get through the Workday," in which author Alice Boyes offers the following tips for beating the blues and carrying on with work.

Gestion de la pratique du droit, Student Forum

Five Suggestions for Hiring in a Depleted Pipeline

  • 21 décembre 2021
  • Deborah Glatter

Many law firms are currently experiencing challenges finding qualified associates. So what’s a law firm to do? I have five suggestions.

Gestion de la pratique du droit, Student Forum