Qualifies for 3.5 CPD hours and 1.0 Ethics hour.
The articling experience is a cornerstone in the development of new lawyers. Investment in the principal and articling student relationship assists in creating a positive articling experience and providing new lawyers with a strong foundation for an ethical and competent legal career. This training course is intended to provide all principals with the skills and tools necessary to successfully fulfil their role in the articling process. Others in mentorship or supervisory roles to articling students or newly called lawyers will also benefit from this training.
This course consists of 6 self-directed lessons covering such topics as principal/student obligations and responsibilities, effective mentorship, setting and managing expectations, providing feedback, and communicating in a culturally safe manner. It is designed to take approximately 3.5 hours to complete.