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Keep Remote Work Moving

Keep Remote Work Moving

  • 31 janvier 2022
  • Tiana Knight

This article aims to provide law students, articling students, and young lawyers some tips and tricks to make their day-to-day Work from Home (WFH) a bit more manageable as the legal profession continues to grapple with the ever-changing circumstances of the pandemic.

Student Forum, Young Lawyers' Division

Moving the Needle on COVID-19 Paediatric Vaccines: An Examination of Recent Legal Trends

  • 31 janvier 2022
  • Matilda Lici and Ava Naraghi

As the highly-contagious Omicron variant sweeps across the province and COVID-19 immunization campaigns for children ramp up, two recent Ontario decisions—A.C. v. L.L., 2021 ONSC 6530 and Saint-Phard v. Saint-Phard, 2021 ONSC 6910—offer a glimpse of the legal trends emerging at this latest intersection of family law and health law.

Student Forum, Young Lawyers' Division
Culture Shocks of Joining the Plaintiff Bar

Culture Shocks of Joining the Plaintiff Bar

  • 31 janvier 2022
  • Adil Abdulla

I recently moved from a defendant-focused firm with almost 100 lawyers to a plaintiff-side class action group with fewer than ten lawyers. Anyone making this transition could have predicted most of the differences, but some differences are harder to see from the outside. This article summarizes three of the latter.

Student Forum, Young Lawyers' Division
Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance

Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance

  • 14 décembre 2021
  • Ola Oshodi, ACIS

In our profession, achieving a balance between work and other demands of life can be daunting, but not achieving it could be devastating to the mind, the body, the work and familial connections. This article contains some useful tips for attaining balance in your life and work and serves as a reminder that we are the catalysts to achieving that sense of balance.

Student Forum, Young Lawyers' Division

Considerations for Returning to the Workplace

  • 14 décembre 2021
  • Jennifer Philpott, employment and labour lawyer at Goulart Workplace Lawyers

As widespread vaccination against COVID-19 continues in Ontario, many lawyers are transitioning from working at their kitchen tables to working at the office. With this in mind, here are some considerations and observations on returning to the office after spending almost 20 months working from home.

Student Forum, Young Lawyers' Division

Conflicts: Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

  • 04 décembre 2021
  • Ashley Bennett, Soloway Wright LLP

Conflicts of interest are all around us. The politician who takes a large campaign donation from a special interest group. The realtor who pushes a sale to get their commission. The hiring director who insists their relative is the best candidate for a job. You likely know it when you see it. For legal practitioners, however, conflicts of interest work on us in complex ways and recognizing them is not always intuitive.

Student Forum, Young Lawyers' Division

Feel the Burn: Burnout in the Workplace

  • 04 décembre 2021
  • Olivia Koneval-Brown, Mann Lawyers LLP

“You’re going to burn out.” Many of us have probably heard this phrase, having either been the one telling this to someone or been on the receiving end. With its stay-at-home orders, working from home, and not having a clear division in our days, the pandemic has made burnouts a more prevalent issue across various professions. The author shares some tips on dealing with burnout in the workplace as a young lawyer.

Student Forum, Young Lawyers' Division

Breaking News: How to Learn New or Emerging Law in a Pinch

  • 28 septembre 2021
  • Mark Asfar

Lawyers who have embraced emerging legal situations have likely learned a happy lesson – it is absolutely possible to learn about new or emerging areas of law and get the answers your clients need, as long as you know how to go about it.

Student Forum, Young Lawyers' Division