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  • How toxic is too toxic?

    WARNING! ASSOCIATE BEWARE. I wish some law firms could come with a warning label. Here is an example of what I am implying… John worked at a firm with two partners who controlled every moment of his day. A six-day in the office workweek was enforced. On a daily basis, he had to listen to demeaning c … Read more »

  • Navigating the Early Years of Practice

    The first years of a lawyer’s career are some of the toughest. These years aren’t only an important time for honing legal skills, they are also essential for navigating into areas of practice and ultimately a firm or organization that aligns with interests, values, and goals. It is a rare associate … Read more »

  • 4L Academy’s mental health play – a conversation with founder Aaron Baer

    Solving the mental health crisis in law requires invention and transformation. Lawyer entrepreneurs such as, Aaron Baer, a corporate commercial lawyer started his legal training company 4L Academy this year. 4L provides modern legal training for Canadian lawyers and law students. I had the pleasure … Read more »

  • Redirecting your Path from Languishing to Flourishing

    Thanks to Adam Grant’s May 2020 article in the New York Times, we now have a word to describe this malaise many of us are experiencing – Languishing. “Languishing is a sense of stagnation and emptiness. It feels as if you’re muddling through your days, looking at your life through a foggy windshield … Read more »