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Surviving law school

Surviving law school

How to succeed and stay sane — one challenge at a time. Read More »

School's out!  Destination Chicago

School's out! Destination Chicago

TRU law student James Wegener shares his Chicago adventures Read More »

Better legal service by design

Better legal service by design

How a passion for out-of-the-box solutions led one law grad down an innovative professional path Read More »

Starting your own firm

Starting your own firm

If working in a law firm sounds like a siren’s call, consider flying solo. Read More »

The entrepreneurial lawyer

The entrepreneurial lawyer

How business skills can set you on the path to a successful legal career. Read More »

Innovation nation

Innovation nation

The future is not all grim for lawyers, particularly for the non traditional practitioner. Read More »

The upside of chaos

The upside of chaos

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School's out!  Off-roading

School's out! Off-roading

Paige Morrow takes trail running to the extreme. Read More »

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Getting ahead

Getting ahead

Starting to think about your future? Don’t wait. Now’s the time to get your career moving. Read More »

Getting left and right to work together

Getting left and right to work together

The time has come for the legal marketplace to embrace its inner Picasso. Read More »

Watch Your Reputation

Watch Your Reputation

Scrub your online presence until it shines in the eyes of potential employers. Read More »

Featured Blog Posts

Translating a Dutch decision to a Canadian context

By Katya Hodge

A Dutch court made headlines in June by ruling the country’s government had to do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Could that happen here? Read More »

Calling all collaborators: Let's talk about legal education

By Katya Hodge

The Futures report contained ten robust recommendations on transforming the legal education and training of lawyers in Canada. But to move those recommendations forward, we need dialogue and cooperation amongst the major stakeholders Read More »

Ode to the suburban lawyer

By Katya Hodge

Figuring out a person’s motivation isn’t just for method actors – it’s something the futures discourse needs to explore as well. Read More »

Statistics in context: Aboriginals in Canada’s prisons

By Kim Covert

Aboriginals overrepresented in Canada's prisons, report says Read More »