Investing your time on talent management is one of the most important things you can do to build a solid legal team for your firm. Knowing how to recruit, train, and support the next generation of lawyers is critical to ensuring you get the best return on your investment. Maximize the potential of your legal team with our newest series!

Our panelists will teach you how to become an articling principal that leverages both the interview and articling year to uncover the career development goals your student needs to succeed as an associate. Learn how using a strategic approach to recruitment and retention builds expertise within your firm.

This series is sponsored by
ZSA Legal Recruitment

ZSA

 

Part 1: Becoming an Articling Principal

Thinking about becoming an articling principal, but are not sure what’s involved? Then this session is for you. Our panelists go beyond the LSBC Articling Guidelines to help you uncover the knowledge, skills and practical experience needed to successfully supervise, train and mentor the next generation of lawyers. Attend this session and learn about topics including:

  • How to leverage the interview process to better understand your student’s career development needs.
  • Strategies to overcome the challenges of supervising a student in a hybrid legal workforce.
  • How to give constructive and regular feedback, and how to ask for support from your peers.

Participants will leave this session with the information and tools they need to take on this challenging and rewarding opportunity.

Tue, Jan 31 | 12:30pm | 1.5 CPD

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Part 2: What Lawyers Want: How to Recruit and Retain the Next Generation

The legal profession, built on precedents, has been generally resistant to change. Change, however, has been accelerated by the pandemic, forcing lawyers to take a broader re-evaluation of work and employers to tighten their vision and strategy. Lawyers leave their roles for many reasons (often a combination of): lack of advancement or engagement, high workloads, compensation, work-life balance, amongst others.

Lawyers now seek more from their organization: more flexibility, more acknowledgement and advancement, and more diversity and equity. In this session, we will cover considerations and strategies legal employers can leverage to recruit and retain the next generation of lawyers.

Wed, Feb 15 | 12:30pm | 1.5 CPD

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Save-the-date for Part 3, taking place on February 28! Details coming soon.

About our sponsor

ZSA in 1997, ZSA Legal Recruitment is Canada’s largest national legal recruitment firm specializing in the headhunting, recruitment and placement of lawyers, legal support staff and law firm management. ZSA partners with Canadian and international law firms and organizations of all sizes, serving as their ambassador and trusted advisor and spearheading efforts to recruit top legal talent to fulfill their hiring needs. ZSA’s experienced team highly-skilled recruiters and head-hunters work closely with clients to solve complex talent acquisition challenges by utilizing industry-leading techniques to source, headhunt and proactively search the market for top-notch legal professionals.