Wise Law Blog: Webcast Today: The Law Society’s Great Canadian Articling Debate II

Will Ontario law graduates soon have an alternative to the profession’s articling programme?  Will the LSUC Benchers do away with articling all together? Or will common sense prevail, with Benchers electing to devote the LSUC’s resources and energies to strengthening, modernizing and expanding the province’s current articling system, to ensure that an adequate number of ...

Law is Cool: LSUC Publishes Articling Task Force Report

This article was originally published on www.LFTI.ca The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC)’s articling task force has released its final report on its proposed solution for what has been dubbed the “Articling Crisis” facing recent law grads in Ontario.  The report directly concerns current law students, new graduates of law programs, law firms, and those considering ...

Law is Cool: The Innovative Advocate: Canada’s Legal Future

The way legal services are delivered in Canada is changing.  Increased competition and a demand for lower prices has pressured law firms to slow hiring and deliver their services more efficiently.  After finishing my first year at Queen’s Law I started thinking about how law students can help firms meet the demand.  It starts with an open-eyes look at ...