Erin Cowling Participates in Canadian Bar Association Webinar: Practicing Law, 2021 and Beyond (FREE for Members)
Flex founder, Erin Cowling, enjoyed speaking as part of a CBA Webinar on practicing law in 2021 and beyond, with her lawyer friends, Sara Forte of Forte Law and Evelyn Ackah of Ackah Business Immigration Law.
The conversation was moderated by lawyer Jean-Philippe Couture and covered everything from how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed law firms, to human resources practices, virtual team building, and client stewardship with a focus on solo and small firm lawyers. The webinar was organized by Martine Boucher, co-founder of Simplex Legal LLP.
The webinar was recorded in early July but is available for download for FREE for all CBA members!
Check out Erin's interview with Vivene Salmon, President of the CBA and fellow law-preneur, Kim Gale for The Everyday Lawyer Podcast.
Erin, Kim and Vivene talk about going solo and the challenges and rewards of starting your own practice:
To assist it's member, the OBA asked us to write an article on our remote working and work-from-home tips. A quick preview of our five top tips:
You can read the full article and details on each tip here. It was a pleasure to share our experience with other lawyers.
As we work remotely 100% of the time, it's business as usual around here - please reach out if you are a lawyer looking for help with your overflow legal work. Our experienced freelance lawyers are available to assist. We offer a wide variety of services at competitive prices.
This week Flex founder, Erin Cowling, was interviewed by the President of the Canadian Bar Association, Vivene Salmon for the podcast, "Conversations with the President".
Erin and Vivene were joined by lawyer Kim Gale, the founder of Gale Law. Erin had fun talking legal entrepreneurship, freelance lawyering, and the billable hour.
Stay tuned for the release of the podcast episode!
Every year on December 31, the Canadian Law Blog Awards (the Clawbies) are announced. This year Flex's founder, Erin Cowling's law blog won an award for "Best Blog and Commentary"!
Congratulations to all of the 2019 winners.
Flex founder Erin Cowling was delighted to participate in the Young Women in Law Managing Partner Profile Series.
You can read Erin's profile here.
Flex Legal's President Appointed as Regional Alumni Advisor (Toronto) for the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
Flex is thrilled to announce Erin Cowling's appointment as Regional Alumni Advisor (Toronto) for the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law (Common Law). Through this role Erin will serve the Common Law alumni community in Toronto and support recent graduates through the provision of confidential workplace and career advice and alumni outreach.
See the announcements in Precedent A-List and The Lawyer's Daily.
Do you work from home or hope to work from home more often?
As freelance lawyers who work remotely we know it is not always easy. You can read some of Erin's tips for successful remote working for freelance lawyers (and regular lawyers alike) in the article: The Lawyer's Guide to Working from Home in Precedent Magazine's Fall 2018 Issue.
Do you have any other suggestions for a better remote working experience?
Erin's article "Diversity and Inclusion in the Courtroom: A Necessity, Not a Luxury" was published in the Summer 2018 Issue of The Advocates' Journal.
You can read the article here.
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