Additional Resources and Links
Career Office: Visit our office to determine the resources available and the services which may be of interest to you. You may also want to check out web sites of other Canadian or U.S. law schools.
CBA - Saskatchewan Branch: A legal directory and day planner is complied each fall containing information on Saskatchewan firms. It is available to students at a low cost, so contact your CBA student rep or the Career Office for more information.
Law students may join the CBA at any time. The CBA is an organization comprised of voluntary membership of lawyers from accross Canada. The CBA is the voice of the legal profession.
With your membership you are able to benefit from some of the following:
- access to the CBA website and all of its continuing legal education initiatives
- a free subscription to local and national CBA publications;
- participation in the upcoming career events
- participation in the CBA Mentorship program
If you would like additional information about the CBA or the upcoming CBA events, please contact Taylor Wig, CBA, Saskatchewan Branch Student Representative by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Firm websites: A great source of information on individual firms, their specific areas of practice and their corporate culture. Some firms may even have information on developing your application and the interview process.
Law Library: Search Law Vocations Guidance or Lawyers Employment in Canada and most resources can be found either in the reserve materials or in the basement in the KF 297 area.
National Association of Legal Practitioners (NALP): This organization is based in the U.S. However, you may find some useful information on their website, including the National Directory of Legal Employers.
Publications and Print Resources:
The following are distributed through the Career Office throughout the year:
- National Articling Employer Directory
- Canadian Bar Association National Magazine (Student Edition)
- Lexpert (Lexpert Law Student and Associate Recruitment Guide)
- Lexis Nexis
Saskatchewan Legal Education Society: Information on the CPLED Bar Admission Program
University of Saskatchewan's Student Employment & Career Centre
Internet: Use creative searches (firm names, lawyers names, practice areas, etc.) to learn more about a firm and its lawyers.