Conversation with the President

Pivoting in crisis

Pivoting in crisis

Conversations with the President | The State of the Profession
May 2020

Martine Boucher and Vivene discuss the impact of today's reality can have on small and solo legal practices.

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Young Lawyers Going Solo

Young Lawyers Going Solo

Conversations with the President | The State of the Profession
April 2020

Vivene meets with Erin Cowling and Kim Gale to discuss the rejection of the traditional law firm model, billable hours and entrepreneurship.

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Ready, set... practice!

Ready, set... practice!

Conversations with the President | The State of the Profession
March 2020

Vivene talks to two law school deans, Ian Holloway and Camille Cameron about their education experience and who should be providing on-the-job training.

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School Days

School Days

Conversations with the President | The State of the Profession
January 2020

Are there are too many law schools producing too many grads for too few articling positions and jobs once they’ve passed the bar? Why add a new law school in Canada? Ronit Dinovitzer and Anver Saloojee answer.

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After the Crash

After the Crash

Conversations with the President | The State of the Profession
December 2019

Vivene meets Jordan Furlong and Omar Ha-Redeye to look at how the legal profession is changing due to societal, economic and technology forces and what this means for lawyers in Canada.

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Meet Vivene Salmon, CBA President 2019

Conversations with the President | The State of the Profession
November 2019

We are chatting with Vivene Salmon, the new Canadian Bar Association President and the first person of colour to take on the roll. We discuss her own podcast series, Conversations with the President.

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Best of Conversations with the President 2018

Best of Conversations with the President 2018

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
August 2019

Last episode of Conversations with the President: Raising the Bar on Inclusion. Ray shares some of his favourite moments from this past year.

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Conversation with a diversity and inclusion leader

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
August 2019

Ray meets with Sacha de Klerk, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Canada, Norton Rose Fulbright. They talk inclusion initiatives, promoting diversity and the need for substantive data.

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Conversation with a lawyer living with a disability

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
June 2019

Ray meets with Lorin McDonald, a lawyer from Toronto who was born with profound hearing loss in both ears. They discuss her journey through law school, the Accessible Canada Act (passed on May 29) and more!

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Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 2 with Kim Campbell

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
May 2019

In this episode Ray talks social media, her career in law and politics and how she deals with it all.

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Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 1 with Anne McLellan

Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 1 with Anne McLellan

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
April 2019

In this episode, Ray will be talking with Anne McLellan, counsel with Bennett Jones in Edmonton, who has risen to the top of Canada’s federal political spectrum and lives to tell the tale.

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Conversations with Racialized Lawyers

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
March 2019

In this episode, Ray meets Charlene Theodore, 2nd Vice-President of the Ontario Bar Association, who is the first black woman to occupy this position. He also meets with David A Curry, Crown Attorney in Digby, Nova Scotia, to discuss his experience as a black and Mi’kmaq lawyer.

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Conversations with LGBTQ2S+ Lawyers

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
February 2019

In this episode, Ray will be talking with two LGBTQ2S+ lawyers about their experience within the Canadian legal system, Preston Parsons and Nicole Nussbaum.

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Conversation with Indigenous Lawyers

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
January 2019

Merle Alexander and Naiomi Metallic, Indigenous Canadian lawyers, share with Ray, their experiences as part of the legal system.

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Conversation with diversity and inclusion expert

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
December 2018

Ray meets Ritu Bhasin, expert in diversity and inclusion, to demystify cultural competency in the workplace.

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Meet Raymond Adlington, 2018 CBA President

Conversations with the President | Raising the Bar on Inclusion
November 2018

Meet Ray Adlington, the CBA president. In this podcast, we discuss his vision for the Association, his history battling depression and why he's become a champion of inclusivity and diversity in the profession.

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