Archive for the year 2009

OCI Tips and Tricks with Craig Power

For those of you who have been following this blawg since its primordial soup days, you will recall me: a fresh-faced young greenhorn by the name of Craig Power. At one point in time, I was a summer student and frequent blogger here at Cassels Brock & Blackwell. Oh, how I miss those halcyon days […]

Eva’s Initiatives Open House Day of Fun!

By Adrian W. This past week Eva’s Initiatives hosted an open house to celebrate its 15th anniversary and we were luckily invited to help them celebrate this milestone. We got to take a break from due diligence and memo writing to get in touch with our craftier sides. We spent the morning helping decorate the […]

The Balance

By: Joanna L. ‘Work-life balance’ is a term that I first heard at an OCI prep session at my law school last September, and it has been continually emphasized this summer by my friends, family , and co-workers. After participating in the 18th annual Maccabiah Games, sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee and World Federation […]

Law and “More” Order

by Sam W. A trial is a significant event in a litigator’s career, and I was fortunate enough to be able to observe one this summer. My role was to transcribe what was said at the trial, word for word. The lawyers from our firm could then refer to my notes immediately in preparing for […]

“Do you have any questions for us?”

By Rishi H. One of the tough things about trying to learn about a new subject can be figuring out what questions to ask. Law firms are no exception. When I went through the Toronto recruitment process, I was somewhat mystified about what it was that firms actually did. The problem, put plainly, was that […]