Pro bono is a movement that is growing all across the legal community, and Canada’s law schools are no exception. Students in all three years are getting involved, providing a valuable legal service to numerous organizations across the country, and getting hands-on experience that will help them in their future careers.
If you need to get something done, ask a busy person to do it. For the Liberal Party of Canada, Richard Diamond — a second-year law student at the University of Western Ontario — is such a person. Diamond, the former president of the Young Liberals of Canada, is now chairman of the standing committee on communications and publicity for the Liberal Party of Canada, a role he balances with a busy year at school.
Friday, 30 March 2007 08:15 Written by Jennifer McPhee
Halfway through law school and still no idea if you want to practise in a small boutique firm or join the herds on Bay Street? Do you see yourself drawing up commercial real estate leases or advising corporations on how to divert waste? The clock is ticking, so we’ve asked the experts to reveal the good, the bad, and the ugly about practising in their respective areas.