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Young Lawyers Edition | October 2017


Ready for my close-up

ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP? PREPARE BEFORE REPORTERS COME CALLING

Most young lawyers will be the person carrying the files in the back of the shot while the partner talks about a case with the media. But it pays to be media-ready these days – being able to provide relevant information in a compelling way (without giving away the store, of course) can help you and your firm build profile in a competitive market. Read on for more →

Podcasts

LISTENING TO PODCASTS CAN HELP YOUR CAREER

Just because you’ve graduated from law school doesn’t mean you have nothing left to learn about your chosen profession. Outside of accredited professional development courses one good way to stay abreast of legal developments is to pop in your earbuds and check out a podcast. We have some suggestions. Read on for more →

Innovation

MAKING IT WORK: THE POINT WHERE QUALITY, ACCESSIBILITY AND PROFITABILITY INTERSECT

University of Windsor assistant law professor Noel Semple believes it’s possible to provide access to justice while providing high quality legal work and being profitable to boot. He’s written about how innovation helps you hit that sweet spot in a book published earlier this year by the CBA. Read on for more  →


CBA News


MORTGAGE INSTRUCTIONS TOOLKIT

The CBA Real Property Section has developed a Mortgage Instructions Toolkit for lawyers who deal with residential real estate transactions – and the increasingly broad scope of lender instructions, which are becoming increasingly onerous and sometimes inappropriate. Read on for more  →

AIR AND SPACE LAW PRIMER IS NOW ONLINE

The CBA Air And Space Law Section has prepared a reference for lawyers to use when advising and acting on behalf of a client who is facing an issue in this area of law. In Canada, aviation is governed by the Aeronautics Act and its associated regulations. The is Regulatory Process in Aviation provides a quick summary.

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS TO CBA NATIONAL

Do you want to make a name for yourself in the legal blogosphere? Join our roster of stellar contributors and get your analysis/opinion out there! Our CBA members have a wealth of knowledge and expertise that’s worth sharing with the wider world.  Find out how you can get  involved by contacting Yves Faguy at yvesf@cba.org.

LAW STUDENTS: ENTER A CBA ESSAY CONTEST TODAY

CBA Essay Contests can help you build your profile within the legal community, connect with senior members of the bar, and hone your research and writing skills. And for the best submissions, we are awarding $250 - $2,500 in cash prizes. Read on for details and deadlines.

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Legal futures round-up

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Offering asylum is about more than opening borders

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Repository for unclaimed pension entitlements a good idea

  • October 31, 2017
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Harmonize pension plan regulations for efficiency, says CBA Pension Section

  • October 30, 2017
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