Disruption in Legal Services Delivery: What Students and New Lawyers Need to Know

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The legal landscape is rapidly evolving. Are you ready?

On March 6, 2019 Osgoode will be welcoming leading legal innovators to discuss changes in the profession and how students can best equip themselves for successful careers. Our guests will be discussing the following topics:

  • Perspectives on the current legal landscape and key trends which are changing legal practice
  • How technology and disruptive approaches are creating new opportunities in the delivery of legal services
  • The changing skill set needed to be a successful lawyer in a variety of contexts
  • How students can leverage their education to become legal entrepreneurs and product developers

This year’s guests include:

  • Peter Aprile, Tax Lawyer & Founder CounterTax Lawyers
  • Zena Applebaum, Director, Customer Insights & Success, Thomson Reuters
  • Meredith Brown, Strategist, Calibrate Solutions
  • Fernando Garcia, Vice President, Legal and General Counsel, CargoJet
  • Kathleen Hogan, Director Knowledge Integration, McCarthy Tetrault
  • Marlon Hylton, Partner and Head of Discovery Management, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Mark Le Blanc, General Counsel, TVO
  • Juda Strawczynski, Strategic Policy Counsel, The Law Society of Ontario
  • Simon Wormwell, Chief Knowledge & Innovation Officer, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Natalie Worsfold, CounterMeasure Co-Creator and Product Manager, CoutnerTax Lawyers

Who should attend:

  • Osgoode JD students
  • OsgoodePD LLM students

For more information and to register:

Please see MyCareer to register for the event. If you have any questions, please email Nicole Salama, Program Lawyer at nsalama@osgoode.yorku.ca