Canadian Lawyer 4Students

Spring 2009

Life skills and career tips for Canada's lawyers in training

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4STUDENTS 22 Student profile 12 Anxiety alley Summer and articling students across the country are worried about their future prospects as the economic storm pounds the legal landscape. Passing up the corporate world for a chance to article with legal aid in one of Canada's coldest climates is providing one student with the adventure of a lifetime. 18 Summer survey The annual 4Students work experience survey. 7 He shoots, he scores! Lawyers are landing jobs in hockey like never before. 10 Tips from the top Law and politics are intimately intertwined. Canadian Lawyer 4Students went to four leading political fi gures to get their take on how law students with political aspirations should position themselves. 24 The pros and cons of... Practising in the maritimes, in Quebec City, and Charlottetown. 28 The French connection Is enough being done to guarantee the availability of French-speaking lawyers in the common law sector? 55% 17% 28% 4STUDENTS SPRING 2009 3 PHOTO: PAUL WRIGHT

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