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Law grads facing changing landscape

Thursday, April 14, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Grant Cameron

In the old days, law school graduates were expected to cut their teeth as articling students, take on just about any type of assignment, then proceed to work their way up the ladder.

But in the future, with fewer seats on the bus, young lawyers may be forced to choose different career routes, according to a new guide for students and aspiring lawyers commissioned and published by the Canadian Bar Association Legal Futures Initiative.

Not that the articling-associate-partnership track is fully extinct, but the guide, called...