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2L Winter (2021) Toronto Recruit PFOs/ITCs

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In previous years, a thread like this has proven valuable in allowing students to know where they stand. With OCI's beginning in less than two weeks, we will likely start receiving PFOs/ITCs by end of this week, early next. 

Additionally, state which school you attend as they are often sent out at different times. 

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for the ease of everyone's reference, here are the LSO recruitment rules for summer 2021 positions https://lso.ca/becoming-licensed/lawyer-licensing-process/articling-candidates/finding-a-placement/2021-toronto-summer-student-recruitment-procedures 

Group A schools: 

  • Dalhousie University
  • Lakehead University
  • McGill University
  • Queen’s University
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Windsor
  • Western University

Group B schools: 

  • Osgoode Hall Law School
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • Law Students registered at schools not listed above or not in Group A
  • National Committee of Accreditation (NCA) candidates
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1 minute ago, WesternLaw543 said:

Congrats! Which school? 

Thanks! I go to Dal.

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Got the ITC email earlier today from Bennett Jones as well. Not Ontario law school, but won’t further specify to remain anonymous. 

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15 hours ago, 2LTO said:

Got the ITC email earlier today from Bennett Jones as well. Not Ontario law school, but won’t further specify to remain anonymous. 

Congrats as well! That's exciting. 

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From the thread, looks like PFOs and ITCs have gone out for UVic and Dal. Are those schools participating in OCIs? 

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22 hours ago, WesternLaw543 said:

School?

Uvic 

8 minutes ago, chrispbacon said:

From the thread, looks like PFOs and ITCs have gone out for UVic and Dal. Are those schools participating in OCIs? 

Yep! 

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For anyone feeling nervous/disheartened by PFOs, I had nothing but PFOs before the OCI list came out and thought I was screwed. I ended up with a good number of OCIs and a job.

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10 minutes ago, TorontoLaw17 said:

So far today, heard back from Blakes, Bennett Jones, and Fasken. Davies reached out yesterday (Queen's) 

If you don't want to share totally understandable, but were these responses all the same (all PFO, or all ITC) or a variation? Only reason I ask is I have still not heard anything at all. 

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