The Law School Show

17
Jan

EP76 - The Person Behind the Resume with Minister Catherine McKenna

Start the New Year with a fresh perspective! In this episode, Minister Catherine McKenna shares her journey from being a law student to being appointed Minister of Environment and Climate Change. She discusses the importance of carving your own path, of surrounding yourself with people that inspire you, and the importance of not losing sight of your goals and ambitions. This is a very special episode that you don't want to miss!

 

 

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2
Jan

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Canadian Film and Television Industry

Are you curious on how to leverage your law degree into a career in Canada’s film and television industry?  In this episode, Marco sits down with Allan Jolie-Coeur, the Vice President of Operations for the Shaw Rocket Fund.  Allan draws on over 20 years of combined experience in entertainment law and content production and distribution to demonstrate the importance of being nimble in a constantly changing industry.

Guest: Allan Jolie-Coeur, VP Operations, Shaw Rocket Fund

Learn more about Allan and the Shaw Rocket Fund here: http://www.rocketfund.ca/

*This episode contains references to the film Good Will Hunting, which was produced and distributed by Miramax Films.

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13
Dec

10 MINUTE SERIES - Q#6 - Top 5 tips for networking as a student.

In the 10 Minute Series, Rishi and Chris answer the 9 most common questions they’ve received since starting The Law School Show. One question per episode. Short and sweet and helpful. In this sixth installment the question is: What are the top 5 tips for networking as a student? Enjoy!

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28
Nov

Ep 74 - The person behind the resume with Linda J. Godel

This interview features Linda J. Godel, a partner at Torkin Manes LLP. She practices not-for-profit and charity law and also chairs the firm's practice group. In this interview, we talk about overcoming the challenges of developing one's practice, the important skills and characteristics in succeeding in law, and more. If you're interested in practicing charity law or just want to learn more about it, tune into this episode!

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14
Nov

EP 73 A Legal Clinic Experience with Victoria Wan

In this episode we talk with Victoria Wan about her experience working at a legal clinic. Victoria is a 3rd year law student at the University of Ottawa.  She spent her second year and the subsequent summer working at a community legal clinic. Victoria is involved in many extra-curricular activities including being Co-Chairperson at the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers – University of Ottawa Chapter.

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31
Oct

10 MINUTE SERIES - Q#5 - Top 5 things to remember as a 2L summer student working in a firm

In the 10 Minute Series, Rishi and Chris answer the 9 most common questions they’ve received since starting The Law School Show. One question per episode. Short and sweet and helpful. In this fifth installment the question is: what are the top 5 things to remember as a second year summer student working in a firm? Enjoy!

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10
Oct

10 MINUTE SERIES - Q#4 - Advice on extracurriculars’ in upper years

In the 10 Minute Series, Rishi and Chris answer the 9 most common questions they've received since starting The Law School Show. One question per episode. Short and sweet and helpful. In this fourth installment the question is: What advice do you have on extracurriculars' in upper years? Enjoy!

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24
Sep

Ep 72 - The future of the Law Practice Program

Days ago, the Law Society of Upper Canada Professional Development andCompetence Committee recommended ending the Law Practice Program following thecompletion of its current year. In this episode, André Bacchus, AssistantDirector in the LPP Work Placement office speaks to this development. Plus, André describeswith statistical support how the LPP has delivered success for its candidatesand served the public by preparing skilled lawyers. If you have an opinion on the future of the LPP we urge you to share it with the LSUC.

To email the LSUC before the October 19, 2016 deadline: policy@lsuc.on.ca

The Law Practice Program Report “Three Years of the LPP”: 

Law Society of Upper Canada Professional Development and CompetenceCommittee “Report on Convocation September 22, 2016"

Law Practice Program Candidate Experiences and Employer Perspectives VIDEO 

LPP Experience VIDEO – Candidate Conversations 

Other Law School Show Episodes featuring the Law Practice Program:

Ep 8 – Andre Bacchus, Assistant Director LPP Work Placement Office,RyersonU 

Ep 58 – The Law Practice Program – up close and personal. 

Ep 35 – News and Reviews about the Law Practice Program with AndreBacchus. 

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20
Sep

Ep 71 - 1L Reflections

It’s still the beginning of the school year and we hope all of the 1Ls are adapting to law school well! Of course, there are still questions that are lurking. In this episode, David and Angela will be talking about effective ways to study, work-life balance, things we wish we knew in 1L and more. Tune in now!

2:34 - What would I have done differently in 1L?

4:25 - Legal writing challenge

5:20 - How to read cases

6:50 - Exam writing tips

9:45 - Time management advice

12:50 - What really helped in 1L

16:28 - Taking notes by hand or by computer?

19:40 - What are classes like in 1L?

22:00 - Mooting in 1L

26:55 - How to pick courses in 2L

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19
Sep

10 MINUTE SERIES - Q#3 - What are your top 5 tips for OCIs?

In the 10 Minute Series, Rishi and Chris answer the 9 most common questions they've received since starting the Law School Show. One question per episode. Short and sweet and helpful. In this third installment the question is: What are your top 5 tips for success during the on campus interview process? Enjoy!

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