Submitted by lcareers on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:20am
Below are useful links and resources for increasing your knowledge of the legal industry and for gaining a better understanding of the environment and market. It's important to keep in touch with what is going on around you and the sites below are a great place to start!
The online version of the Career Guide will provide you with access to law firm and other legal employer information and recruitment details. The career guide section of the handbook is an extensive resource of more than 75 pages of information to assist in preparing for networking events, preparing your application package, preparing for the interviewing process, providing an overview of recruitment application processes nationally, and outlining information on public interest law and clerkships.
Click here to go to the online version of the handbook. All firm profiles are available in the handbook.
A searchable directory to help you find legal employers with summer student, articling and associate positions. It has easy-to-access information on employers from across the country and is a great source of information on these employers.
The Law Society of Alberta is a self-governing association for all lawyers in Alberta.
The Canadian Lawyer magazine helps keep you up to date on a variety of issues and topics from across the country.
The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) is a Canadian organization that represents lawyers from across the country.
CBA's official periodical, covering news, trends and developments from the association, industry and legal practice.
A newspaper for the Canadian legal profession with stories on the trends and developments in legislation, legal practice and the business of the practice.
Legal Week provides a wide range of updates from the UK and major international jurisdictions.
A directory with information, profiles and ratings from the US, Canada and 160 other countries.