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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!

Career Guide

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.

NALP Canadian Directory of Legal Employers

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. 

Law Society of Alberta

The Law Society of Alberta is a self-governing association for all lawyers in Alberta. 

Canadian Lawyer Magazine

The Canadian Lawyer magazine helps keep you up to date on a variety of issues and topics from across the country. 

Canadian Lawyer Magazine 4Students

Keep up to date with the student version of the Canadian Lawyer Magazine, 4Students.


A magazine from Ontario for young lawyers.

Canadian Bar Association

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) is a Canadian organization that represents lawyers from across the country. 

Canadian Bar Association – Alberta Chapter

The Alberta Chapter of the CBA.

National Magazine (CBA)

CBA's official periodical, covering news, trends and developments from the association, industry and legal practice.

Canadian Lawyer Weekly

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. 

Canadian Universities Net 

A listing for lawyers, paralegals, legal secretaries, articling and summer student positions from employers in Canada.

Total Legal Jobs

A source for legal jobs in Canada backed by LexisNexis Canada.


A directory with information, profiles and ratings from the US, Canada and 160 other countries.