Young Women in Law, a Toronto-based not-for-profit that supports female lawyers beginning their career, hosted a luncheon on the topic of building a personal brand. The speakers were Carrie Heller, president of the Heller Group Legal and Executive Search; Deborah Glatter, director of Professional Development and Student Programs at Cassels Brock& Blackwell LLP; and Sheena MacAskill, a legal consultant who focuses on performance coaching, career transition, and development training. These women are well-versed in networking and brand building. While the discussion was geared toward women professionals at all stages of their careers, they provided helpful advice that should be heeded by articling students as we begin building our careers.

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