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Nailing down top student candidates

Thursday, May 05, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Geoff Kirbyson

Law students across the country are nervously preparing to interview for articling positions but they’re not the only ones needing to do their homework.

Representatives of law firms of all sizes will be on the other side of the desk and their ability to evaluate ability, sincerity, work ethic and cultural fit of would-be lawyers can go a long way toward making the 10-month articling terms as productive as possible.

Law students often dream of landing a job with the country’s biggest firms but that can...