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Firm Perceptions of Dal Graduates

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Not sure if there is one, but how would you say firms from other provinces (ex. Toronto) perceive Dal grads? Correct me if I'm wrong (cause I very well could be), but it seems like Dalhousie is one of the main schools where the majority of its graduates end up practicing law outside the particular province that the school is located in (i.e. Nova Scotia). Again, maybe this is just the impression i've got in talking with a couple past Dal graduates. But would you say there is a general bias (either negative or positive) that firms have towards Dal grads?

Thanks in advance for any input!

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I'm at Dal for my undergrad and I am pretty involved with some law students through some of my extra curricular. At a recent Q&A we hosted with Dal law students one of them mentioned that she worked over the summer between 1L and 2L in Toronto and the firm she worked at really liked hiring Dal students as they have a reputation for being very nice, easy going students that  are easy to work with. Not sure if it is just that firm or a wider perception among many firms, but since Dal really pushes the collegial nature of its students I wouldn't be surprised if that was the perception of Dalhousie grads that many in the law community have

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The reason that a lot of Dal grads are practicing outside of the province is because these grads were for the most part not from that province to begin with. 

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Dal alum are known to stick together and any firm that has a Dal alum is really likely to fight for a Dal student. Dal also has recruiters come for OCIs from Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, and most of the major Atlantic firms so you're not at a disadvantage to other schools with that. I just went through Toronto recruitment and all of the firms I met with talked about how much they love Dal students and how we're a breath of fresh air (although maybe they say that to students from every school). 

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