Career Starter Series

Essential lessons beyond law school

Starting your career as a lawyer is an exciting time. It is also a time when you realize that many aspects of being a lawyer are not taught in law school or during articling.

Our three-part Career Starter Series will give you advice, tools, and resources to help build a successful career path, wherever your legal interests take you. This series is recommended for lawyers from all practice areas.

Building Your Professional Reputation

Your professional reputation is a significant factor in your success as a lawyer. Learn how to develop business and practice-specific relationships so that you can build and maintain a strong professional network. Skills covered include how to be professional in your written and oral communication, virtual presence, and in-person connections.  

Wed, Oct 19 | 12:30pm | 1.5 CPD (Practice Mgmt.)

Charting Your Career Path

Whether you have clear career goals, or are on a windier path, this session is for you. Our panelists share practical advice on how to chart a path forward, whether you are in private practice, in-house, at a government agency or even considering leaving legal practice behind.

Wed, Oct 26 | 12:30pm | 1.5 CPD (Practice Mgmt.)

Demystifying the Partnership Track

The decision to pursue partnership as a career goal is an important one, and you need to thoughtfully consider whether it’s the right choice. In this session, discover the different partnership structures available, some of the benefits and drawbacks, and steps you can take to achieve this goal.

Wed, Nov 2 | 12:30pm | 1.5 CPD (Practice Mgmt.)