What advice would you give to your 20-year-old self? // The Circuit

Precedent asks lawyers what advice they would give to their 20-year-old self

By Yvonne Bambrick

On Monday December 10th, 2012


Precedent was on the scene
What: Lenczner Slaght 20th anniversary party
Where: Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto
When: September 20, 2012
Question: What advice would you give to your 20-year-old self?

“Pursue your dreams.”
Ken Evans, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

“Go with your gut — forget about security and career path.”
Kirby Chown


“Buy Apple stock.”
Rob Centa, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP

“Be kind to yourself.”
Sarit Batner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP


“Go to med school.”
Matthew Sammon, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP

“Take a year off between undergrad and law school.”
Elizabeth Bowker, Stieber Berlach LLP


“Trust me, it works out fine.”
Kathryn Esaw, Stikeman Elliott LLP

“Time to get a real job.”
Andrea Bolieiro, Pape Barristers

“Drink more wine.”
Virginia Greer, Lax O’Sullivan Scott Lisus LLP