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Did not check my topic. Thanks for advice. I got an articling position.

 

Congratulations!!!!!!!! I'm so happy for you! This is very well-deserved. What type of law does your firm practice? Are you with a smaller firm? 

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OP - any juicy details to give us? I've been following this thread and am happy to hear you found something! Congrats.

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Congratulations!!!!!!!! I'm so happy for you! This is very well-deserved. What type of law does your firm practice? Are you with a smaller firm?

Thank you! I am very excited! It is a small firm in Toronto. They do what I was looking for: business, estates, tax planning, franchise and real estate.
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OP - any juicy details to give us? I've been following this thread and am happy to hear you found something! Congrats.

Thanks! While I spent lots of time networking, I found this position through an advertisement. I actually got two articling offers same week!
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 I actually got two articling offers same week!

Congratulations! I am happy to hear you found a position that interest you. 

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