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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.

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?

How to Give Back Without Breaking the Bank

  • December 04, 2015
  • Barbara Warner with Evert Akkerman

For lawyers and law firms, “I gave at the office” does not have to stop at writing a cheque or donating services. There is nothing wrong – and lots of things right – about doing pro bono work for a charitable or non profit client. However, like many other business decisions, the most obvious answer may not be the right fit.

Dealing with Difficult Senior Counsel

  • December 04, 2015
  • Justin Jakubiak and Stephanie De Caria

This article combines Stephanie De Caria's recent personal experience with a difficult opposing counsel, and Justin Jakubiak's perspective, as a more senior member of the bar, on the prevalent issue of lawyer bullying, in particular of junior counsel by more senior counsel.

Meet EcoJustice

  • November 30, 2015
  • Justin Duncan

Lawyers have a unique role to play in environmental protection. Legal precedents can make lasting changes and strengthen environmental laws. That’s why Ecojustice exists: using the law, we give Canadians a voice to protect their air, water and land in the courtroom.