An interesting article this week from Globe and Mail columnist Gary Mason on his experience watching his son get called to the Bar of British Columbia. And kudos to David Crossin, Q.C., President of the Law Society of BC for a speech to the newly called lawyers that clearly made an impact.
Lawyers, as a group, aren’t held in high esteem; there are unscrupulous attorneys who have contributed to that reputation. Some of it is the nature of the job itself. Much of it is a stereotype that is easily nourished in today’s world.