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New LSUC report reveals a dearth of black lawyers at big firms // On The Record

March 12, 2015

Seven: the percentage of black lawyers in Ontario working at big firms, compared to 23 percent of white lawyers, according to the Law Society’s recent report on diversity in law. To explain that gap, Arleen Huggins, a partner at Koskie Minsky LLP and the…

Chicken skins

The best upscale lowbrow dining in Toronto // Judge Foodie

March 12, 2015

Part fancy. Part trashy. The high-low mix is just right

Peter Lukasiewicz

Gowlings’ managing partner on the firm’s new bonus structure // Cross Examination

March 12, 2015

Peter Lukasiewicz on what it takes to get a bonus now that firms are looking at more than hours billed

Douglas Coupland History of the fur trade

There's no escaping Douglas Coupland // The Docket

March 11, 2015

You can't walk a block downtown without tripping over a Coupland piece. Here's where to find the best

Shelby Austin

What Shelby Austin does all day // Making It Work

March 10, 2015

Find out how the Bay Street partner-turned-legal entrepreneur spends her (very valuable) time

Axess Law

Inside the rapid growth of Axess Law // Best Practices

March 10, 2015

In less than two years, Mark Morris and Lena Koke have opened law firms in eight Walmarts, offering wills at rollback prices. Here’s how they did it

Angela Chaisson

How Angela Chaisson does it // Making It Work

March 10, 2015

Meet the ass-kicking activist lawyer who goes out for lunch with her firm every day

Benchers at the Law Society

Why the Law Society needs younger benchers // Exhibit A

March 10, 2015

At the Law Society, there are only two benchers under the age of 50. Here’s why it matters

Cornell Wright

How Cornell Wright does it // Making It Work

March 10, 2015

Meet the lawyer who handles $12.4-billion deals and still makes it to soccer practice

Melissa Kluger, editor, Precedent magazine

Decoding the bencher elections // Editor's Note

March 10, 2015

Precedent staffers tackle both a magazine redesign and the baffling jargon of the bencher elections