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Testimonials

Our Students Tell Us

Hands-on Experience

"My summer at Torkin Manes was an unparalleled learning experience. Working closely with lawyers in the litigation department exposed me to dynamic legal issues across a variety of areas."

Devra CharneySummer Student 2017, Articling Student 2018 - 2019

"It was the hands-on quality of work and the high degree of in-depth involvement in files I experienced at Torkin Manes that really helped me drill down into the area of law that I want to practice."

Leslie McGowran, Associate, Articling Student 2016 - 2017

"The work has been diverse, valuable, and meaningful - just what I hoped I would get from my articling experience."

Jordan Stewart, Articling Student 2016 - 2017

"I hadn't originally expected to play an important role with client work this early in my legal career, so it was very exciting to be involved in examinations for discovery and trials. Being exposed to such opportunities has truly inspired me."

Katherine LaliberteSummer Student 2012, Articling Student 2013 - 2014

Supportive Work Environment

"By the end of the summer, I was trusted with providing opinions on legal issues and directly communicating with clients. I felt less like a law student and more like a lawyer."

Taryn MeyerSummer Student 2017, Articling Student 2018 - 2019

"The lawyers I have worked with are truly interested in providing me with meaningful learning opportunities and fostering my development as a lawyer."

Lauren Crosby, Associate, Articling Student 2016 - 2017, 2015 Summer Student

"I can see how the work that I am doing directly impacts client files. This level of responsibility has allowed me to grow and improve more than I would have thought possible in such a short period of time."

Emma Gardiner, Articling Student 2016 - 2017

Incredible Mentoring!

"The combination of hands-on experience, challenging assignments, and an extensive mentorship program provided me with the ideal platform for professional and personal growth."

Liz Hong, Associate, Articling Student 2016 - 2017, 2015 Summer Student

"The mentoring program has been incredible. I've learned more than I thought possible in such a short period of time. That intensity isn't exhausting --- it's been invigorating."

Ilia Valitsky, Summer Student 2012, Articling Student 2013 - 2014

Our Partner Intensive Program

"The lawyers place a lot of trust in students. The opportunity for client interaction was greater than expected, and the level of responsibility I was given helped develop my understanding of what it means to be a lawyer. The lawyers are invested in the student experience and took the time and care to help me succeed."

Reena Rosenwald, Summer Student 2017, Articling Student 2018-2019 

“The Partner Intensive Program at Torkin Manes is a truly incomparable experience. I was mentored and encouraged to grow as a young lawyer. The work that I did mattered.”

Noorin Manji , Associate, Articling Student 2016 - 2017

“We’re not looking for students; we’re looking for partners.”

 
Len Rodness, Torkin Manes
Director of Student Recruitment