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

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.

A legal career’s comic turn

A legal career’s comic turn

  • August 23, 2018
  • Marcel Strigberger

A former lawyer, now fulltime humourist makes a case for laughter in the practice of law and the pursuit of a second act.

The Path

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.

Workplace Culture: Tips for finding the right fit

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?

Teaching Law

Teaching Law

  • October 05, 2017

These lawyers enjoy teaching so much they've taken it on part time and even made a career change. We asked each to tell us about their teaching experience and share what makes it rewarding for them.

10 Succession Planning Tips Every Solo Lawyer Should Read

10 Succession Planning Tips Every Solo Lawyer Should Read

  • August 09, 2017
  • David Debenham

Curiously, solicitors who routinely prepare Powers of Attorney and wills for their private clients and encourage business clients to engage in succession planning often make no such plans for themselves and their law practices. When you finally come to terms with the fact that you are your own most important client, please read the following helpful hints before you or your maker decides that it is time for you to cash in your chips.