Report: CBA Wellness Meeting

  • February 08, 2018
  • Candice Pollack and Nicolas Joubert

In October 2017, CBA Wellness held its annual meeting in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I, along with Nicolas Joubert, had the pleasure of taking part as representatives of CBA Young Lawyers.

Young Lawyers

The brave new (legal) world: Tips for alternative legal careers

  • February 02, 2018
  • Candice Ashley Pollack

To paraphrase Shakespeare, there are more things you can do with a law degree, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your law firm philosophy. Candice Pollack, a Young Lawyers member-at-large, gives some tips for finding a post-law-school career that you’ll love.

Young Lawyers

International Weekend and the Opening of the Courts

  • January 08, 2018
  • Preston Parsons

From Sept. 30, 2017 – Oct. 3, 2017, I had the honour and privilege of attending International Weekend and the Opening of the Courts in London as CBA YL Chair. Kerry Simmons, Q.C., attended the Opening of the Courts and together, we made up the Canadian contingent in London for those few days.

Young Lawyers

A new legal landscape: Rainmaking for young lawyers

  • January 03, 2017
  • Vivene Salmon

On May 16, 2016, the Ontario Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Central invited Dr. Ruth Corbin of CorbinPartners Inc. and Jason Leung of Leung Law to share their insights on taking proactive steps as a young lawyer to become a rainmaker in your law practice.

Young Lawyers

Speed networking event a hit with young lawyers

  • October 20, 2016
  • Debbie A. Douglas and Raweya Abdulwali

In September the national Women Lawyers Forum held a networking event that brought senior practitioners together with young lawyers and law students. How did it go? Law student Debbie Douglas and new call Raweya Abdulwali tell us what they thought.

Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers