The Future of Legal Services in Canada: Trends and Issues

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In Trends and Issues, CBA structures all of the information gathered to date into a cohesive narrative: it draws out the themes from the background papers, identifies the overarching trends and issues that the legal profession will likely face in the future marketplace – and already does in many cases. From this paper flow the questions that will take the Futures initiative into its second, consultative phase.


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Innovation and the Legal Profession

The CBA Future’s Initiative is hosting a twitter chat this Tuesday at 7pm ET to discuss the concept of ‘Innovation’ in the legal profession, where it is and isn’t happening, what’s driving it and what’s impeding it.
Posted on 04/11/2013 10:53:38 AM

What do we really mean, when we talk about diversity?

The issue of diversity – or the lack of it – extends across most spheres but studies have shown the legal profession to be a particularly noted offender; Dr. Arin Reeves, speaking at the 2013 CBA Legal Conference in Saskatoon this summer said this is the case no matter the country.
Posted on 31/10/2013 9:33:38 AM

Drivers of diversity in the legal profession

It is common knowledge now that the legal profession in Canada is not reflective of the diversity of our population. Studies done in British Columbia, Toronto, Ontario, and Canada as a whole have all found a lack of diversity. What is causing this imbalance, and how can we change it?
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No Easy Answer on Access to Justice

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Posted on 25/10/2013 12:50:24 PM

Your Opinion

Your Opinion Is the billable hour dead?
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