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Daniel Goldwater, lawyer and managing partner at Goldwater Dubé law firm, has authentic, informative and playful conversations with colleagues and other legal professionals in the Montreal, Quebec and Canadian legal community. Guests share their career stories, their challenges, what's trending in their domain of practice.

Daniel Goldwater, lawyer and managing partner at Goldwater Dubé law firm, has authentic, informative and playful conversations with colleagues and other legal professionals in the Montreal, Quebec and Canadian legal community. Guests share their career stories, their challenges, what's trending in their domain of practice.
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Canada

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Daniel Goldwater, lawyer and managing partner at Goldwater Dubé law firm, has authentic, informative and playful conversations with colleagues and other legal professionals in the Montreal, Quebec and Canadian legal community. Guests share their career stories, their challenges, what's trending in their domain of practice.

Language:

English

Contact:

+1 514-612-1002


Episodes

Episode 05 - Marie-Hélène Dubé

2/13/2019
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Daniel gets personal with his old mentor and senior partner at his firm, Goldwater, Dubé. She discusses her career highlights such as the same-sex marriage case of Hendricks and Leboeuf v. Quebec and the reasonable accommodation case of Bruker v. Marcovitz. Identity, minority rights and secularism are themes of the episode.

Duration:00:35:49

Episode 04 - Jamie Benizri

2/5/2019
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Daniel sits down with Me Jamie Benziri, founder of Legal Logik, a multi-practice firm with a deep online marketing presence. Jamie is clearly telegenic and brimming with energy and charisma, but he and Daniel both bring out vulnerable sides of themselves, in-between jokey banter. Jamie tells his career story, how he learned from his failures and the pressure of being both a lawyer and entrepreneur. Image management, client and community engagement and career realities are key themes here....

Duration:00:32:03

Episode 03 - Robert Leckey

1/29/2019
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Daniel welcomes his esteemed guest, Me Robert Leckey, dean of McGill's Faculty of Law. Daniel asks Robert what distinguishes McGill and why anyone should get a legal education in the first place when Google exists. Thorny questions about diversity, campus radicalism and anglophone-francophone relations are fielded. Daniel says "every law is a crime against liberty" and, well, Robert schools him. Together, they offer their views on community, the tension between intellect and emotion and the...

Duration:00:40:27

Episode 02 - Sophie Gaillard

1/29/2019
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Daniel talks about animal rights law with Sophie Gaillard, practicing attorney and Animal Advocacy Director at the SPCA Montreal. The morality of farming practices, eating animals, cruelty and the horror of castrating pigs without pain control are discussed. Sophie shares her journey and the ridicule she and her allies have had to overcome to bring these issues to the fore. Daniel rethinks his assumptions and offers his cashmere jacket for penance. Sexual politics come up too. Witness a...

Duration:00:34:10

Episode 01 - Course aux stages

1/29/2019
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Daniel jumps into the pressure cooker known as the Course aux stages, the regulated process by which ambitious law students do their best to secure articling positions at prestigious firms across Quebec. Daniel interviews a second-year McGill Law student, Elisabeth Novak, a third-year University of Montreal student, Hanane Loumi, and his own articling student, David Chun, and gets them to share their hopes, fears, backgrounds and what they hope to get out of a career in law. Key lessons...

Duration:00:46:41

Episode 00 - What is Viva Voce?

1/29/2019
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What is Viva Voce? It's a talk show about lawyers. Daniel explains why he started it and what he's learned from it so far. His producer, Robert Hiltz, asks the questions and takes the host seat.

Duration:00:05:22