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LAWPRO Magazine: 2016 Student Issue 4

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Lessons I learned while articling 1

In past issues of the student edition of LAWPRO Magazine, we’ve asked our articling students to reflect on what they wished they’d learned in law school. This time around, students Margaux Malkina and Noam Uri offered a slightly different perspective: they talked about some of the new insights that articling has brought them. Sometimes, there… Read More »

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Sample interview questions 3

Prepare in advance to increase your chances of a successful interview. How would you answer these questions? Background questions: Tell me a little about yourself. What made you decide on law school? What do you hope to get out of a legal career? What do you know about [our firm]? How do you think [our… Read More »

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Student to lawyer: 20 tips for a smooth transition 4

This is an abridged version of the LAWPRO article: “20 tips for a successful transition” – a guide for law students through the transition from student life to legal practice. See practicepro.ca/20newlawyertips for the full article. Honestly assess your strengths and preferences to identify what makes sense for you in terms of the type of… Read More »

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Common practice pitfalls: How to avoid them 7

Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO) was created to insure lawyers against legal malpractice claims. Most (though not all) claims are brought by a lawyer’s own client and include an allegation that the lawyer made a mistake or did not meet the standard of care expected of him or her when delivering legal services. No lawyer… Read More »

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