Winter 2015

A conversation with Louis LeBel

A conversation with Louis LeBel

By Hugo de Grandpré

The newly retired Supreme Court judge on the selection process, the top court’s next challenges — and tips for counsel.

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The real deal

The real deal

By Carol Neshevich

Dabblers beware: These trends are making real estate practice trickier than ever.

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Women on board(s)

Women on board(s)

By Agnese Smith

Can we count on Corporate Canada to improve female representation in the boardroom? Or will it take regulation to make any real progress?

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Big law vs. new law

Big law vs. new law

By Jason Gregory

Brash start-ups are shaking up the legal market in Australia. A look at what happens when ABS takes root.

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Exit strategy

Exit strategy

By Becky Rynor

Passing the baton on a successful practice is hard — but a creative plan can ease the transition.

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Your National. Only better.

Your National. Only better.

By Beverley Spencer

Watch for revamped magazine in 2015.

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Re-thinking the CBA

Re-thinking the CBA

By Michele Hollins

Here’s your chance to be heard.

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Out of the office : the biker

Out of the office : the biker

By CBA/ABC National

Lawyers can’t work all the time. Here’s a guide to music, books, movies and travel destinations for when it’s time to dial it down. Putting pedal to the metal busts stress and keeps Jim Lebo in shape.

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Destination : the cotswolds of England

Destination : the cotswolds of England

By CBA/ABC National

Lawyers can’t work all the time. Here’s a guide to music, books, movies and travel destinations for when it’s time to dial it down.

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Making a difference: Dale Hensley

Making a difference: Dale Hensley

By CBA/ABC National

Justice for the youth.

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2015 CBA Award Nomination opportunities

2015 CBA Award Nomination opportunities

By CBA/ABC National

Each year the Canadian Bar Association offers opportunities for members to nominate colleagues for awards celebrating extraordinary work and dedication to the CBA and the legal community. Accordingly, National is providing notice of the following nomination deadlines, along with contact information for the designated liaison at the national office. For information on the specific criteria and eligibility of each award, please visit www.cba.org/awards or email the contacts below. 

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Uncommon Comma

Uncommon Comma

By Douglas Mah

That’s something else that gives me a royal pain. I mean if you’re good at compositions and somebody starts talking about commas. Stradlater was always doing that. He wanted you to think that the only reason he was lousy at writing compositions was because he stuck all the commas in the wrong place.

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