UPCOMING EVENTS

Calgary ITLs, are you ready for our first in-person event?

Join  The ITL Network and CRIEC at the Launch of its Mentorship Program in Calgary, Alberta. Come and network, with mentors and others on the same ITL journey at Miller Thompson LLP in downtown Calgary on Friday the 24th of June at 6pm MDT. Our Keynote speaker for this launch event is Charles Osuji, Managing Partner – Osuji & Smith Lawyers.

Registration is FREE but limited spots are available.

Date: June 24, 2022 Time: 6:00pm MDT

This event is open to members and invited guests only.

 

 

PAST EVENTS

Ontario ITLs, are you ready for our first in-person event?

Join other ITLs for a fun evening of Sips, Nibbles & Strikes. Put a pause on billing hours and join us for “Bowlable Hours”.

Detailed location will be made available to registered attendees. Registration is FREE but limited spots available.

Date: June 4, 2022 Time: 6:00pm EST

Registration Fee: FREE

 

 

Please join us for our first event of 2022 themed “Becoming a Lawyer in Canada: ITL’s perspective.” Our panelists will be walking ITLs through the steps of the lawyer licensing journey in Canada and will also be sharing their experiences. You will get the most incredible insights and tips on becoming a lawyer in Canada from an ITL perspective. 

Date: February 18, 2022 Time: 12:00pm MST | 2:00pm EST

Registration Fee: $10 CAD (FREE for members)

The event is FREE for members. All registered members should check their emails for a discount code or email info@itlnetwork.ca for details.

 

Wondering what Cultural Competence means in practice? Join the ITL Network and the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers for the next edition of our diversity and inclusion series as we chat about Cultural Competence. The Law Society of Alberta and BC now requires lawyers to complete cultural competency training in response to one of the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Date: July 29, 2021 Time: 12:00pm MST | 2:00pm EST

Registration Fee: $20 CAD 
Student discounts available for students. Please send an email to info@itlnetwork.ca for details.

Lawyers are advised to consider including this as a learning activity in their mandatory annual CPD plan.

Join us on Thursday, May 27, 2021 for a unique opportunity for lawyers and law graduates from around the world, the accreditation and licensing bodies, and legal associations devoted to internationally trained lawyers to connect and celebrate internationally trained talent in Canada.

Now in its 7th year, Osgoode’s Internationally Trained Lawyers Day (OITLD) is designed to bring together diverse, internationally trained talent with experienced members of the Canadian legal community to discuss tips and strategies on how to make your international training stand out in the Canadian legal landscape. 

During this full-day event, take part in highly informative sessions from legal associations including the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA), the Law Society of Ontario (LSO), The ITL Network as well as a number of public, private and diversity association members to gain advice and insight into making your impact within Canada’s legal sector. View the agenda for the complete list of sessions and speakers.  Join the conversation on Twitter #OITLD21

Click here to register for the event.

Are you an Internationally Trained Lawyer wondering what the best pathway to getting licensed as a lawyer In Canada? Join The ITL Network and other internationally trained lawyers as we discuss the different pathways to becoming a lawyer in Canada.

Guests: Emeka Ezeogu (Articling Student – BMO), Arianna Carlotti (Associate – Goodfellow & Schuettlaw), Anjana Bhaskaran (General Counsel – Box of Crayons) and Seun Smith (Articling Student – Mercedes Benz Financial Services).

Moderator: Ife Adeoba (AML Lead – Dentons Canada LLP)

Date: April 29, 2021    Time: 12:00pm MST | 2:00pm EST

This is a FREE event, but registration is required!  

 

Join Kathleen Ryan (Partner, DLA Piper & Chair, Diversity & Inclusion Committee – Law Society of Alberta), Afshan Naveed (Partner, Dentons Canada LLP), Cal Johnson QC (Partner, BDP & Member Diversity & Inclusion Committee – Law Society of Alberta), Arman Chak (Bencher, Law Society of Alberta) and Holly Wong (Legal Counsel MNP LLP and President, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers), during the International Development Week 2021 (February 12, 2021) as we chat about Diversity & Inclusion.

Moderator: Arianna Carlotti (Attorney, Goodfellow & Schuett Law)

Date: February 12, 2021

Time: 12pm MST | 2pm EST | 11am PST


Save the date and join us for a virtual Fireside Chat event featuring conversations on:

-Articling/Summer Positions – Application Tips
-Standing Out in the Recruitment Process
-Fit and Culture
-Effective Remote Interviewing Tips.

Our guests for this edition of the Fireside Chat series are:

Annaliisa Sando – Manager, Student Recruitment & Programs (Bennett Jones LLP)

Eric Pye – Student Services Advisor (CPLED)

The chat will be moderated by Moyosore Balogun, Solicitor at the City of London and the host of YouTube channel ‘Ask Mo”.

 

Date: Friday November 27th, 2020

Time: 12:00pm (MST), 2:00pm (EST)