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Experience still counts for lawyers

Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Simon Hally

Whether they’re looking for a broader client base, advancement in a large firm, or simply a job in a rapidly changing legal profession where traditional career paths are no longer certain, many lawyers may consider gaining a competitive advantage through further education in addition to a law degree.

Before they start working toward a master’s degree or similar advanced certification, however, they should be very clear about their objectives, advises Warren Bongard, president and co-founder of ZSA Legal Recruitment in Toronto.

“There’s great value in higher...