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When in need of a helping hand

Thursday, October 01, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Saul Chernos

Call it a case of serendipity to the rescue. Sharon Silbert, a family lawyer working solo in St. Catharines, Ont., was feeling pinched for time earlier this year when a law student approached her looking for work.

Silbert had shared an assistant early in her career at a large Bay Street firm, and afterward at a smaller practice where she was honing her skills in family law. After two years on her own, Silbert found day-to-day administrative tasks eating into the time she wanted to spend...