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  • Your Survival Kit for Articling

    Solution-Focused Thinking From day one, many of us feel pressure when we begin articling to be perfect: to produce perfect work and to never make a mistake. I quickly learned that this standard is not attainable for a new articling student. “Articling is a learning process that provides us with 10 m … Read more »

  • "Articling is a marathon, not a sprint", and other advice

    Almost three weeks ago, the six 2018 summer students returned as articling students. On the first day, we walked into the board room, one by one for our arrival time at 9:15 a.m. Everything looked the same, but it felt very different. We weren’t as nervous; we felt comfortable and excited to be back … Read more »

  • So You Want to be a Litigator: Development the MB Way

    Entering law school I, like a lot of my peers, had an initial interest in litigation. I had spent many rainy days reading about Atticus Finch’s iconic closing, watching Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee demand to know who ordered the code red, and begrudgingly viewing Elle Woods have epiphanies in the courtr … Read more »

  • You’re Going To Get Yelled At In Court, So Let’s Talk About It

    The moral of the story is that perspective is everything. The way you think about these negative experiences – in court or otherwise, shape the way you approach every task you do, and that is the most valuable lesson I have learned so far this summer. Picture your first time attending court for your … Read more »

  • Mediation Toolkit for Beginners

    At McCague Borlack, students are given a checklist of experiences and tasks that the firm wants us to experience. One item on the list is to attend a mediation. “We are only six weeks into our summer term and I have already had the chance to attend two mediations!” The mediations I attended could no … Read more »