Career Panel: Full Service Firms

Have you ever considered a legal career at a full-service firm? Have you ever wondered what a “full-service firm” is or what the work of an “in-house” counsel entails? Whether you are interested, on the fence, or have never considered a career on Bay Street, come and check out the career panel on October 26th, 2017. Let it cement your intrigue or indifference. BLSA is proud to have some of the best legal minds in the legal profession chat with us about their journey — from the perspective of a person of colour. They can answer questions you have about business law, litigation or working as ...
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Opportunity Day!

Saturday, October 21 at 11 AM - 3 PM @ Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) This is an all-day session for prospective students who are interested in learning more about law school and the opportunities attached. This day of exploration will expose students, particularly of racialized backgrounds, with the admissions process, testimonials and the opportunity to sit in on a class lecture. This is apart of our commitment to diversity in the legal profession and creating opportunities for racialized students. Students can look forward to useful tips, goody bag...
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Sponsorship Opportunity!

BLSA is currently in the midst of planning an exciting roster of programming for this upcoming school year and our annual Black History Month celebration in February. BLSA has built a reputation on supporting its black students to be successful in the legal profession. With a commitment to equity, BLSA hosts social events, mentorship program and recruitment sessions in the hopes of preparing our students for success. Also, every year at Osgoode, BLSA puts together a month-long roster of events meant to educate the Osgoode community on the contributions of Black Canadians to our nation's rich h...
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Valentine’s Day Candy Grams

The Black Law Students' Association will be selling Valentine's Day Candy Grams every Monday through Thursday at 12:30-2:30 PM from February 1 to February 14 in Gowlings Hall. The proceeds will go towards maintaining the BLSA LSAT Bursary program, which aims to strengthen the candidacy of members from the Black community who aspire to attend law school. Please show your support and send your friends a Valentine's DayTreat!
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Lincoln Alexander Award Ceremony & Reception

Lincoln Alexander graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1953. He practiced law until 1968, when he entered the political sphere as the first black Member of Parliament. He successfully served four consecutive terms. In 1985, Alexander was appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and was again the first black person to hold this office. Throughout his life, Alexander was a champion of equity. He was a trailblazer who broke through colour barriers that had previously hindered the advancement and success of Black Canadians. The Lincoln Alexander Award recipient is a professional in the...
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