CBA Practicelink Young Lawyers


How to manage your time more effectively

  • December 17, 2009
  • Beverley Spencer

Want to manage your time better? Wish you could find more hours in the day? There are plenty of complicated time-management systems out there, with lengthy to-do lists dedicated to squeezing every ounce of productivity out of the day.

Capturing More Time (and Billing it Too!)

  • April 23, 2009
  • Ellen Freedman, Claire Barnes

Everyone knows you can dramatically increase your annual earnings by capturing just 15 more minutes per day. So, why aren't we all doing it?

Internet marketing: Keeping a human presence in a digital world

  • December 04, 2008
  • Edward Poll

From Facebook to Twitter, technology has given lawyers more marketing tools than ever. But while blogs and tweets can position you as a forward-thinking lawyer, be sure to focus your efforts wisely on your business development goals.

Second-career lawyers: your experience can give you the edge

  • October 16, 2008
  • Michelle Mann

Allyson Jeffs, a civil litigation lawyer with Ackroyd LLP in Edmonton, used to be a reporter for both the Calgary Herald and the Edmonton Journal, covering the courts and the legislature. “I had more of a baseline legal knowledge as a lay person than a lot of colleagues,” she recalls. “As a journalist, you meet people from all walks of life, and you can absorb and summarize a lot of information in a deadline situation.” Being a writer, too, “really helped.”

How to Create Video that Will Win Cases

  • August 06, 2008
  • Robert Neale

There's an old saying ... what you don't know "can" hurt you. As with anything else, there are a few things to know about video that can either help you or hurt you and your case. Let's take a look at some of the purposes for the video in the first place.