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Assist and the Choice of Counsel(lor)

Assist and the Choice of Counsel(lor)

Assist and the Choice of Counsel(lor) As lawyers, most of us believe that choice of counsel is an important principle in our justice system-- when individuals, particularly in criminal proceedings, have...

Why We Love Peer Support

Why We Love Peer Support

Why We Love Peer Support We love peer support at Assist! Last week, we blogged about how Red Mug Coffee Circle, our Monday at noon online Peer Support/Community group, participants could...

Learning from Law Students

Learning from Law Students

Learning From Law Students This is that magical time of year when third year law students walk across the stage, flip the tassels on their caps, and become law school graduates....

Every Articling Student Matters

Every Articling Student Matters

Every Articling Student Matters Ahh—spring. The time, traditionally, when articling students’ thoughts turn to bar admission ceremonies and life as lawyers.

Lawyering and Mothering

Lawyering and Mothering

Lawyering and Mothering As we approach Mother’s Day, many of us will be thinking about our mothers, our spouses, our children, and the people who hold similar roles in our lives....

Investing an Hour in Your Well-Being

Investing an Hour in Your Well-Being

Investing an Hour in Your Well-Being Lawyers are busy—we get that! The last thing we need is someone telling us about one more thing we should be doing… But next week—May 6th to...