Today’s Question: Career Change

  This question was posed by one of the members. “Is it possible to begin your practice in one area and later switch to another without too great a cost to your career?” I know many lawyers who began practice as commercial litigators and eventually became very successful commercial or banking lawyers. Whether or not

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Business Development Question

Today’s question: Do you have any advice for those who are starting as sole practitioners and have to start “rainmaking” from the get-go? Any advice for networking and making meaningful connections when you’re still fairly junior in your career? This is not an easy one. The more junior you are, the more difficult it is

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Today’s Question

This was asked by one of our members. ” I am 24 years old  and I have a very young looking face. At one of my interviews I was teased about whether I was old enough to be working. Any suggestions?” Response : You have a choice. You can treat this as if it is

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NORM’S FIRST BLOG

You are probably wondering what one of Canada’s former big-law managing partners is going to tell you that applies to your life. Particularly since I am now retired and writing books instead of practicing law. I have a lot to say, and my preference in the future will be to answer your questions, which is

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