Becoming A Lawyer – It’s A Question of Character
When people think of becoming lawyers, they typically think of:
– law school
– law school letters of reference
It is important to also consider character.
How does one become a lawyer? The requirements are in an Ontario statute called “The Law Society Act”. There is only one statutory requirement (the Law Society makes up the rest in the form of regulations). That requirement is a requirement of “character”. To be specific that S. 27(2) of the Law Society Act states that: Continue reading