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Long journey starts with being ready

Thursday, June 30, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

When articling students leave Christopher Hicks’ law firm, he wants them to have taken away at least one thing: confidence — and lots of it.

“I think confidence that they’ve gained by doing and observing is the most important thing,” says Hicks, a founding partner at criminal law firm Hicks Adams LLP.

“That we’ve exposed them to enough things that they’re confident they can go to court and do things…They say, ‘I can do this. I’ve seen how this goes and I know I can do...