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The Every Lawyer is a new Canadian Bar Association initiative. The podcast will discuss many different subjects, for different type of lawyers.

The Every Lawyer is a new Canadian Bar Association initiative. The podcast will discuss many different subjects, for different type of lawyers.
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The Every Lawyer is a new Canadian Bar Association initiative. The podcast will discuss many different subjects, for different type of lawyers.

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Episodes

Exploring the Border Alert Toolkit

9/5/2019
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The CBA has published a toolkit for lawyers who travel with electronic devices containing their clients' information. Cyndee Todgham Cherniak, founder of LexSage, counsels us on what to do when a custom’s officer asks us to do something that would breach our duty of confidentiality. Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is the founding lawyer of LexSage, a boutique international trade law and sales tax firm in Toronto, Ontario. She wrote the toolkit we are exploring today: Border Alert! To find a...

Duration:00:27:12

Best of Conversations with the President 2018

8/22/2019
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 8: Last episode of Conversations with the President: Raising the Bar on Inclusion. Ray shares some of his favourite moments from this past year. From LGBTQ2S+ lawyers, to ex-Prime Minister, to talking with a lawyer living with a disabilities. Ray has shared and learned so much from a cross-section of lawyers from around the country. Full episodes: Conversation with Diversity and Inclusion ExpertConversations with...

Duration:00:21:51

Conversation with a diversity and inclusion leader

8/8/2019
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 7: Ray meets with Sacha de Klerk, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Canada, Norton Rose Fulbright. They talk inclusion initiatives, promoting diversity and the need for substantive data. Sacha has a degree from the IMM School of Marketing in South Africa. Nine years ago she joined Norton Rose Fulbright in London, where she led the firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. She...

Duration:00:29:09

The Travelling Lawyer: Welcome back home!

7/25/2019
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Fourth and final episode in our series exploring the Young Lawyer International Program. After exploring the world, it's time to come back home. We meet with Laura MacLean who just came back from her placement 3 months ago and Mathieu Delorme who did the program 7 years ago, let's see what they are up to now. The first stop is Laura MacLean in Ottawa. She’s currently a staff lawyer at La Clinique Juridique Francophone D’Ottawa working primarily on immigration files. She interned in Durban,...

Duration:00:49:02

The Travelling Lawyer: When things go wrong

6/20/2019
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This episode is the third in our series exploring the Young Lawyer International Program (CLick here to listen to part 2). Our topic today is what happens when things go wrong. We’ll talk to legal interns around the world about the funny and the scary moments when our carefully laid plans go awry… overseas. Sheru AbdulhuseinElliot Fonarev To learn more about the program, go on the Young Lawyers International Program website. Check out the many benefits of the only Investment Program...

Duration:00:35:02

Conversation with a lawyer living with a disability

6/6/2019
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 6: Ray meets with Lorin McDonald, a lawyer from Toronto who was born with profound hearing loss in both ears. They discuss her journey through law school, the Accessible Canada Act (passed on May 29) and more! When we think about diversity, we tend to think about race, sexual orientation and gender identity, but there are other types of diversity to be aware of as well, religious differences for example or the differently...

Duration:00:31:49

Exploring the Asylum Seekers toolkit

5/23/2019
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The CBA has published a toolkit for lawyers and asylum-seekers alike, breaking down the major legal processes that go into making refugee claims, as well as navigating the complex legal systems involved. Jacqueline Bonisteel, associate with Corporate Immigration Law Firm, is with us today to talk through how to use this toolkit.She is also the former coordinator of the National Immigration Law Section of the CBA and was part of the team that wrote the toolkit. If you want to learn more,...

Duration:00:22:54

Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 2 with Kim Campbell

5/9/2019
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 5: Part 2 with Kim Campbell: In this episode Ray talks social media, her career in law and politics and how she deals with it all. Kim Campbell has a lot of Canadian firsts after her name. First female justice minister. First and only female defence minister. The first prime minister to be born in British Columbia and so far the only female prime minister. Listen here for part 1 with Anne McLellan. Visit...

Duration:00:28:22

The Travelling Lawyer: Intercultural work experience

4/25/2019
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This episode is our second in a series exploring the Young Lawyer International Program (Click here to listen to part 1). And today we’ll talk to interns around the world about what it’s like to work overseas, from the culture shock to the challenges of doing law in foreign jurisdiction. Shima HeidariKathryn FoxStacey Hsu To learn more about the program, go on the Young Lawyers International Program website. To contact us (please include in the subject line ''Podcast''):...

Duration:00:29:38

Conversations with Women Lawyers: Part 1 with Anne McLellan

4/11/2019
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 5: Part 1: In this episode Ray will be talking with Anne McLellan, counsel with Bennett Jones in Edmonton, who has risen to the top of Canada’s federal political spectrum and lives to tell the tale. Anne McLellan earned her bachelor’s and law degrees at Dalhousie, then went on to earn a Master of Laws at King’s College London. She spent 20 years in academia, teaching law at the University of New Brunswick and the University...

Duration:00:23:27

The Travelling Lawyer: From Packing up to Settling in

3/28/2019
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Today we are packing up, taking off and settling in! This is the first episode of a four part series where we explore the Young Lawyers International Program, funded by Global Affairs Canada. It’s a CBA internship initiative located in 10 different countries giving young lawyers international legal opportunities in law reform, human rights and access to justice. Parveen ParmarMuhammad ZubairAmilah Abd-Al-Rashid To apply to the 2019-2020 cycle, go on the Young Lawyers International Program...

Duration:00:31:12

Conversations with Racialized Lawyers

3/14/2019
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 4: In this episode, Ray meets Charlene Theodore, 2nd Vice-President of the Ontario Bar Association, who is the first black woman to occupy this position. He also meets with David A Curry, Crown Attorney in Digby, Nova Scotia, to discuss his experience as a black and Mi’kmaq lawyer. Charlene and David are young lawyers hoping to change the face of the law in their communities. They talk privilege, mental health, leadership...

Duration:00:31:58

How to sit on a board while managing a full-time practice

2/28/2019
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Thinking about joining a board of directors? Looking for an opportunity to give back and also develop professionally? Today’s episode breaks down everything you need to know. We’ve assembled an entire panel to answer your questions. Our guests on this episode are all members of the Canadian Bar Association’s board of directors. Twila Reid, Jason Cooke and Jeff Howe are here to tell us the risks and the rewards of sitting on that non-profit board. To learn more about our board, visit our...

Duration:00:33:44

How to sit on a board while managing a full-time practice

2/28/2019
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Our guests on this episode are all members of the Canadian Bar Association’s board of directors. They’re here to tell us the risks and the rewards of sitting on that non-profit board.

Duration:00:33:53

Conversations with LGBTQ2S+ Lawyers

2/14/2019
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 3: Preston Parsons was called to the bar in 2011. He’s past Chair of the Young Lawyers Section and was a co-chair of the CBA-BC Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community, or SOGIC. Nicole Nussbaum is an Osgoode Hall graduate. She’s a past-chair and current member-at-large of the CBA’s SOGIC. She also has more than a decade of experience practicing as an openly trans lawyer. Visit www.cba.org/dispatches to learn more...

Duration:00:35:18

Year in Review: 2018

1/31/2019
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2018 was quite the year and in this episode, we revisit some of the top advice, tips and tricks from our past season. From taking that rest day to perfecting your personal brand when speaking to prospective clients, we explore the best advice from last season's guests and preview our next season. Full episodes: Let’s talk WellnessLet’s talk Personal BrandingLet's talk MentoringMeet your PresidentConversation with the PresidentBusiness Development for Small and Solo FirmsHow to become a...

Duration:00:14:45

Conversations with Indigenous Lawyers

1/17/2019
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 2: We have the chance to have not one but two guests on this episode. Merle Alexander (partner at Miller Titerle Law Corporation in Vancouver and leader of the First Nation Development Group) and Naiomi Mettalic (first person of aboriginal heritage to clerk for a Supreme Court justice) share with Ray, their experiences as part of the legal system. What types of obstacle they had to face, who were their professional role...

Duration:00:34:24

How to become a Legal Influencer

12/20/2018
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Learning the ins and outs of law is enough, but legal marketing? Legal influencer Jamie Benizri shares the inside scoop on how he built his LinkedIn network to 30,000 people and how to leverage these online contacts into in-person clients. To learn more about how to grow your professional network and business development, consult the guide How to Innovate: Futures for Small and Solo Law firms Check out the many benefits of the only Investment Program available exclusively to Canada’s legal...

Duration:00:28:33

Conversation with Diversity and Inclusion Expert

12/6/2018
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Conversations With The President: Raising The Bar on Inclusion, Ep 1: In this inaugural episode, Ray talks cultural competency, bias, privilege and more with diversity and inclusion expert, Ritu Bhasin. Her personal experience and her expertise will help you answer questions like: How can I recognize my biases? How should I act with someone different than me? Am I racist for mentioning or even noticing race? Visit www.cba.org/dispatches to learn more about CBA President and his...

Duration:00:33:26

Business Development for Small and Solo Firms

11/22/2018
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You're growing your small or solo firm, but does that mean attending every networking event? How do you fill your rolodex without emptying your energy reserves? When you're building a small or solo practice, there are so many competing priorities. In this episode, we chat with Martine Boucher of Simplex Legal to discern how to make the most of opportunities, without wasting your precious time. What does effective networking look like anyway? To learn more about how to grow your professional...

Duration:00:23:38