Skip to Content

« Return to LAWPRO Magazine

LAWPRO Magazine: 2016 Student Issue 4

Top Stories

Download Full Issue PDF

More from this Issue of LAWPRO Magazine

Lessons I learned while articling

Cover of student issue 2016

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 »

Download PDF

Sample interview questions

hand extended to shake

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 »

Download PDF

Student to lawyer: 20 tips for a smooth transition

Goldfish jumping to new bowl

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 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 »

Download PDF

Common practice pitfalls: How to avoid them

Man on highwire

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 »

Land Acknowledgement

The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.

Back to top