Articling students worry about ageism at law firms

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Career column in The Lawyers Weekly on Sept. 10, 2010.

http://www.lawyersweekly-digital.com/lawyersweekly/3017?pg=25

"...one student who had an incredibly frustrating experience

with articles is John Magyar, a 2010 graduate of the University

of Western Ontario (also my alma mater) who was awarded the Dean Ivan C. Award, one of the more prestigious accolades the school

offers. It’s a tough market for everyone these days, but John

encountered some unique challenges.

...But at the end of the day John and several other older students I know are still without positions.

According to him the reason is that, “the Bay Street firms aren’t interested in me,” largely due to his age."

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