Supporting Each Other is How We Rise Together!

Supporting Each Other is How We Rise Together!
This year for International Women’s Day the Women’s Legal Mentorship Program (WLMP) is amplifying the work of the amazing feminist sister organizations and allies. We also encourage all our WLMP members to take this day to connect with your mentors and mentees and take the time to uplift them through community, and amplify your mentor’s and your mentee’s within your legal community.

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Trauma-informed Approaches for Current and Future Lawyers with Dr. Pavna K. Sodhi

Women’s Legal Mentorship Program (WLMP) presents: Trauma-informed Approaches for Current and Future Lawyers with Dr. Pavna K. Sodhi
During this WLMP webinar, Dr. Pavna K. Sodhi will discuss various therapeutic and decolonized approaches to supporting clients who have experienced trauma. Dr. Sodhi will provide an understanding of what trauma is, how trauma manifests, therapeutic processes to overcoming trauma, and trauma-informed and culturally responsive approaches legal professionals, no matter where they are in their legal career, can integrate into their practice.
This online event is open to all WLMP members. You must be a member to attend, and identity and membership verification will occur during registration.

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It’s not criminal to ask questions

It’s not criminal to ask questions.
Got questions about working in Canadian criminal defence law? Wondering what the life of a criminal defence lawyer looks like?
Then sign up for the Women’s Legal Mentorship Program’s (WLMP) and Women in Canadian Criminal Defence’s (WiCCD) Virtual Speed Mentoring on Thursday, November 10, 2022.

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WLMP’s Successful Summaries 101 for Law Students Webinar

Women’s Legal Mentorship Program’s (WLMP) is hosting a skills based panel event focused on effectively summarizing information is a critical legal skill for law students, articling students and lawyers.WLMP’s Successful Summaries 101 for Law Students panel event is happening on Tuesday October 18, 2022 at 3:30PM PST/6:30PM EST.

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New Law Jobs Posts Are Up!

New Jobs Posts Are Up!
That’s right we have new law job postings that include posting with Justice Canada, CBC and boutique law firms.

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Connecting Through Speed Mentoring with Justice Canada

The Annual Women’s Legal Mentorship Program (WLMP) Speed Mentoring event with Justice Canada was a great success! WLMP Student Members from all across Ontario connected with legal counsel from Justice Canada practicing in various legal areas. WLMP Student Members representing number of law schools such as Windsor Law, uOttawa Faculty of Law and Queen’s Law left with important takeaways and memorable connections.

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We’re Recruiting! National Leadership Opportunities Now Open

Are you self-starter looking for a national volunteer executive student leadership experience? Interested in helping people, who self-identify as women, from across Canada connect through mentorship and professional development? Then consider applying for one of our national leadership positions.

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WLMP Member Spotlight: Claudia Mak

Meet one of our amazing Women’s Legal Mentorship Program (WLMP) Law Student Members – Claudia Mak. Claudia is a first year (1L) law student at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law.

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WLMP Member Spotlight: Prudence Tsui

Meet WLMP Member and Legal Mentor — Prudence Tsui. Prudence was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2016 and specializes in Intellectual Property and Commercial Law. She is currently working as an in-house counsel. Prudence is thrilled to share that she recently launched Equilawbrium ( – an online platform for legal professionals to find their equilibrium as working parents with young kids.

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