YOUNG LAWYERS | JUNE 2018

Supreme Court of Canada

REFLECTIONS OF A LAWYER’S FIRST VISIT TO THE SCC

A Supreme Court hearing can be an intense experience for a lawyer. Gwenyth Stadig was in the room in January for the TWU hearings to support her spouse, and talks about what it was like.

Negotiate

NEGOTIATE YOUR WORKING CONDITIONS AT A LAW FIRM

When you’ve been freshly called to the Bar, do you have anything to leverage when negotiating the terms of your first job in a law firm? James Careless says it’s possible.

Common Cents

COMMON CENTS: A YOUNG LAWYER’S FINANCIAL TOP 5

You’re in your first job, you’re pulling in the biggest paycheque you’ve ever earned, and it still feels like you’re getting nowhere financially. Julie Sobowale has some tips to get you on the right track.

Writing Skills

WORDS MATTER: DEVELOPING YOUR WRITING SKILLS

Once you’ve reached law school it’s assumed you can write – but can you? Not every lawyer is a John Grisham in  disguise, and many find it hard to write in a way that clients can understand. Ann Macaulay has some tips.

Wellness

REPORT: CBA WELLNESS MEETING

Candice Pollack and Nicolas Joubert, who attended as Young Lawyer representatives, report on last fall’s CBA Wellness meeting in Winnipeg.


CBA NEWS


YOUNG LAWYERS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

Are you under 30, with a law degree and a burning desire to promote the rule of law in an international setting? Then the CBA’s Young Lawyer International Program may be right for you.

FIND-A-LAWYER HELPS CLIENTS FIND YOU

You’re starting out in your career as a lawyer and need to build your clientele. But how can people find you if they don’t know you’re there? CBA Find-A-Lawyer can help.

TOOLS FOR THE PRACTICE STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION

If you’re building, you need tools. And if you’re hammering together a law practice, we have some you can probably use.

LAST CHANCE TO SUBMIT! JAMES H. BOCKING MEMORIAL AWARD

There’s still a very small window to submit a scholarly paper for the CBA Competition Law Section's James H. Bocking Memorial Award.

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Looking back at Latif and the challenge of proving discrimination

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Negotiate your working conditions at a law firm

  • July 10, 2018
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Are market studies in the Competition Bureau’s remit?

  • July 13, 2018
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Take care of the foreign caregivers: Recommendations for the IRCC

  • July 11, 2018
Kim Covert
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Taking leave: Federal and provincial parental leave allowances may differ

  • June 28, 2018
Kim Covert
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