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The Law Firm Summer Student Experience

  • September 07, 2023
  • Bailey Woloshyn

Throughout my two summers at MLT Aikins, mentorship was the most beneficial aspect of my experience. Connecting with lawyers genuinely interested in teaching students and assigning meaningful work allowed me to build my confidence.

Reflections on our first year

  • July 27, 2023
  • Troy Baril

By embracing remote work and modern office models, Procido LLP has gone from hanging a shingle to a team of 25.

A Day in the Life of a Legal Aid Lawyer

  • May 10, 2023
  • R. Gregory Wilson

As the legendary Forrest Gump said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.” A day in the life of a Legal Aid lawyer is similar.

Medical Assistance In Dying (Maid) In Saskatchewan: What You Need To Know

  • April 17, 2023
  • Dr. Lilian Thorpe

Bill C7 (March 2021) broadened eligibility to persons without reasonably foreseeable natural death (RFND), adding some additional safeguards, such as increasing the mandatory waiting period for 90 days, while MAID for sole mental illness was initially excluded until March 17, 2023 (recently deferred to March 2024).