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By Spencer Thompson, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, White Macgillivray Lester Summer Student My first month of summer employment at White Macgillivray Lester LLP has been an excellent experience. The firm has provided me with a great work environment and an amazing culture. They bestow the essential...

By Kristy Hansen, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, White Macgillivray Lester Summer Student and Placement Student My first month at WML has been amazing! As a summer student, I was busy from the minute I started - always in a good way - with new and...

At the Ontario Trial Lawyers' Association Annual General Meeting on May 31, 2019, Duncan Macgillivray was re-elected as Treasurer of OTLA. OTLA is an organization of 1,500 trial lawyers and law clerks that champion and advocate for the rights of those who have suffered injury and loss through...

On May 30, 2019, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association presented Dan Lester with the Martin Wunder, QC Outstanding New Lawyer Award. The Martin Wunder, Q.C. Outstanding New Lawyer Award is awarded to an OTLA member in recognition of exceptional commitment to and promotion of the advancement...

The team from White Macgillivray Lester LLP was at Sherbrooke School on June 14, 2018 hosting a bike rally and giving out free bike helmets to all of the students.  In total, 140 students from kindergarten to grade 8 received helmets.  All of the helmets...

At the Ontario Trial Lawyers' Association Annual General Meeting on May 25, 2018, Duncan Macgillivray was appointed Treasurer of OTLA. OTLA is an organization of 1,500 trial lawyers and law clerks that champion and advocate for the rights of those who have suffered injury and loss...

Each year lawyers from the Ontario Trial Lawyer Association (“OTLA”) volunteer their time to support the development of trial skills, civility and professionalism amongst law school students by organizing the OTLA Cup. Law schools from across Ontario compete in a simulated trial which covers all...

I do not miss being a law student. The exams. The assignments. The readings. Ick. No thanks. But now that I’m back at Law School, not as a student, but as a moot competition coach, I’ve got to say the whole experience is way better. Could this...