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Of Counsel interviews remarkable lawyers about their careers in law. What motivates these lawyers? How do they manage to stay focused under intense pressure? How do they harmonize it all with their personal lives? How do they overcome fear and defeat? What insight and tips do they have for others? Court is now in session...all rise!

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Of Counsel interviews remarkable lawyers about their careers in law. What motivates these lawyers? How do they manage to stay focused under intense pressure? How do they harmonize it all with their personal lives? How do they overcome fear and defeat? What insight and tips do they have for others? Court is now in session...all rise!

    Amy Slotek "The provision of human dignity"

    Amy Slotek "The provision of human dignity"

    Amy Slotek "The provision of human dignity" Legal Aid Ontario staff lawyer and Sounds Times project lead, Amy Slotek, discusses her lengthy history in fighting for human rights, her time spent working with an NGO in Turkey, her passion for equal justice, the impact poverty has on a society, and the fragility of the Rule [...]

    • 47 min
    Edward Prutschi "We are the defenders of the wall"

    Edward Prutschi "We are the defenders of the wall"

    Edward Prutschi "We are the defenders of the wall" Criminal defence lawyer Edward Prutschi discusses fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a criminal defence lawyer, the evolution of practice, the controversy of Bill C-5 and compelled judicial education , and the interplay between spirituality and advocacy. A fascinating episode with a fascinating lawyer. SPONSORED MESSAGE: This [...]

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Kaveh Shahrooz "Freedom of speech is the corrective used for wrongs"

    Kaveh Shahrooz "Freedom of speech is the corrective used for wrongs"

    Kaveh Shahrooz' remarkable journey starts at the age of 8 with the execution of his uncle in Iran. This, along with his legal education at Harvard Law, set the scene for what propelled Kaveh into becoming a staunch advocate for the benefits of liberal democratic values and the freedom of speech and thought that underpins [...]

    • 49 min
    Kerri Froc "The academic dialogue"

    Kerri Froc "The academic dialogue"

    Kerri Froc "The academic dialogue" After a bit of a hiatus, Of Counsel reboots in 2020 with a three-part mini series profiling the University Faculty of Law. In this episode, we interview Prof. Kerri Froc. Kerri is an accomplished academic in areas of women's constitutional rights, equality and social and economic rights, access to justice [...]

    • 54 min
    Nicole O'Byrne "The pillars of Canadian Society"

    Nicole O'Byrne "The pillars of Canadian Society"

    Nicole O'Byrne "The pillars of Canadian Society" After a bit of a hiatus, Of Counsel reboots in 2020 with a three-part mini series profiling the University Faculty of Law. In this episode, we interview UNB Prof. Nicole O'Byrne where we discusses Aboriginal law, the Indian Act, and our relations with Indigenous People in Canada and [...]

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Micheal Marin "The red ink is a good sign"

    Micheal Marin "The red ink is a good sign"

    Micheal Marin "The red ink is a good sign" After a bit of a hiatus, Of Counsel reboots in 2020 with a three-part mini series profiling the University Faculty of Law. In this episode, we interview UNB Associate Dean Micheal Marin. After being a high-performing law student, Micheal took on a Wall St. position in [...]

    • 1 hr 11 min

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