Monthly Archives: July 2014

Monthly Archives: July 2014

Has the Legal Profession Become More Challenging for New Lawyers?

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Having been called to the Ontario Bar in June, I found the Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) publication on  Legal Trends an interesting read. The CBA publication forecasts that: With the apparent oversupply of lawyers and stiffer competition from new suppliers, new entrants could be facing a more difficult career path…Lawyers may continue to work long hours as technology turns the marketplace into a 24/7 operation. (p.32) While this assessment is caveated with non-conclusory words such as “could” or “may”, it …