Bruce McIvor

Bruce McIvor

Lawyer and Historian - First Peoples Law LLP

Vancouver, BC
Apr 20, 2022

Empathy, humility, and collaboration are key to a successful law practice, according to Dr. Bruce McIvor. Without these characteristics, lawyers can overlook the needs of their clients and fail to best address their issues. Bruce's practice with First Peoples Law LLP embraces these values and many more to ensure his clients' needs are met and Indigenous Peoples' are supported in their ongoing struggle for respect and justice.
Erin Cowling

Erin Cowling

​Freelance Lawyer, Entrepreneur, Writer, & Legal Career Consultant - Flex Legal

Toronto, ON
Apr 11, 2022

Erin’s law school journey started with a blunt hit to the head – no, seriously.
Jennifer Wright

Jennifer Wright

Mediator - Canada Industrial Relations Board

Toronto, ON
Mediation Apr 6, 2022

Some people become lawyers because they like to argue. Jennifer Wright became a lawyer because she likes to find common ground. She may be a lawyer by training, but she is a mediator by calling.
Phil Dwyer

Phil Dwyer

Lawyer, Saxophonist and Composer - Phil Dwyer Law

Qualicum Beach, BC
Indigenous Law Family Law Elder Law Wills and Estates Mar 28, 2022

Although Phil spent the first 30 years of his career entrenched in music, he always had an interest in social justice and the law. From his junior high years in Qualicum Beach Phil spent hours captivated by Eddie Greenspan and George Jonas’ radio show The Scales of Justice which focused on Canada's infamous criminal cases and trials.
Stephanie Perlis

Stephanie Perlis

Conseillère, Gestion des contrats - Telus

Vancouver, BC
Contract drafting & negotiation Mar 23, 2022

Stephanie n'a pas toujours su qu'elle voulait devenir avocate. Avant d’entamer ses études en droit, elle a obtenu un diplôme de premier cycle en économie de l'Université McGill, puis elle a ensuite travaillé pendant deux ans dans le domaine des affaires internationales. Elle savait qu'elle voulait poursuivre ses études, mais elle voulait être stratégique dans son choix.
Neha Chugh

Neha Chugh

Principal Lawyer & Director - Chugh Law

Cornwall, ON
Criminal Law Access to Justice Mar 14, 2022

Neha’s best advice for new lawyers? Don’t follow anyone’s advice. When you start listening to your instincts and following your gut, you begin to flourish and thrive in a practice that is true to yourself.

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