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Has anyone gone through the process of getting licensed in New York? Any suggestions/tips? Did anyone use a bar prep course and can provide a recommendation?


Does anyone have any insight into the hiring process at Clyde & Co? I did a second interview with the partners last week and they didn’t clarify next steps or how long it would take them to be in … more


Looking for an Articling position starting in April 2024.
I am currently working as a paralegal for CIBC (2 years), finished my NCA exams over the summer (July-September) wrote 8, including the research and writin… more


Any insight on the salary range for research associate lawyers in Ontario? Perhaps for mid-size to large litigation law firms.

DO NOT waste your time applying for any positions at the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada or the Office of the Sport Integrity Commissioner. These organizations under the same umbrella have abusive hirin… more


Looking for a job in Canada but I only have my legal qualifications from Europe (LL. B and LL. M). Does anyone have a recommended course of action on how I can find work here in Canada?

Any large law firms in Canada quietly doing layoffs right now?

What are the typical in-house salaries? (1st year lawyers)


Starting the long journey to law school. In the interest of time and money (I am mid thirties now) I have been looking into obtaining a law degree from the UK and taking the NCA exams upon return. Has… more


Hi. I’m located in Ontario and working in-house. Am I able to commission and/or notarize documents on the side (i.e. not in my work capacity) to earn extra income? Thanks.

Wondering if anyone could share some comps for salary for 2nd year associates? Most helpful info would be SK/AB based but I will take anything at this point. Hoping to negotiate a raise this year but … more

To the post below- it is quiet, so I’ll bite!
Does anyone know about associate compensation at the regional Atlantic Canada firms? The the big ones have all been posting job ads for associates in the 3… more

Too quiet in this bowl. Just like everything else in Canada! Come on, lawyers!


Any lawyers with nose piercings? I am a 2nd year (F). Had a nose piercing for years and loved it, took it out to article/practice but I miss it :(


Currently on maternity leave from a small firm with no may leave benefits. Would love to become legal aid duty counsel to get better with life balance and mat leave benefits for kid #2. But I hear it&… more

Anyone have good experiences working with a legal recruiter in the GTA/Toronto? Getting LinkedIn messages from recruiters but am looking for recommendations/referrals to someone proven.

Received an offer from the DOJ for a 2 year contract, doing work which seems more interesting/engaging than what I’m doing right now (insurance defence) - but for just over 9% less than I’m currently … more


Any law firm salary reductions in Canada yet?


I’m a senior lawyer in the financial regulatory space in the US. Dual US and Canadian citizenship, though my whole career has been in the US. Admitted to NY bar. Interested in working in Toronto.

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