Don’t just study law – live it

The CBABC Student Series will help you stand out early in your legal career by gaining insider perspectives on the practical aspect of law.

Register for any of our six online sessions today. Or save time and register for the entire series.

Practice on Main Street
Discover the ups and downs of a legal career outside a large urban centre. Students learn what’s involved in setting up a practice and what it’s like to work in a small town in BC, from Campbell River to Trail to Prince Rupert.

Wed, Oct 11 | 4:30pm – 5:30pm

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Presented by the Rural Education
& Access to Lawyers Initiative

Financial Planning for Law Students
In this hands-on presentation, you’ll learn how to invest in your future and manage debt, so it doesn’t manage you. Become proficient in building and protecting your credit, managing your cash flow, and taking advantage of your biggest asset—time.

Invest an hour with Lawyers Financial and get answers to some of your biggest financial questions, a customized cash flow worksheet, and the first step of your financial plan.

Tue, Nov 7 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm

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Presented by Lawyers Financial

Life in Aboriginal Law
A career in Aboriginal Law is an opportunity to work with Indigenous peoples, communities, First Nations, and industry on matters that intersect with issues at the federal and provincial levels including self-government, land claims, treaty rights and business or economic development. Our speakers share their career paths to Aboriginal law, how to secure an articling position, and tips on building your network.

Tue, Jan 30 | 4:30pm – 5:30pm

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Life in Criminal Law
Have you considered becoming a criminal lawyer, or wondered how closely “Better Call Saul” and “The Lincoln Lawyer” resemble real practice? Our speakers will share their career paths to criminal law, how to secure an articling position, and tips on building your network.

Thu, Feb 15 | 4:30pm – 5:30pm

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Becoming an Invaluable Articling Student
You landed your articling job—now what? Uncover how you can maximize your articling experience, become the one they want to hire back, and start your legal career on the right path.

Thu, Mar 14 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm

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Presented by the CBABC Young Lawyers Section.

Meet Your Legal Support Team
This session explores how to break the ice and work effectively with paralegals and legal assistants. Learn about the vital role that legal assistants and paralegals play in day-to-day practice, and how to foster productive relationships with the legal team.

Wed, May 15 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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