Law and Beyond: A National Study of Canadian Law Graduates

76 Pages Posted: 7 Jun 2015

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Ronit Dinovitzer

University of Toronto; American Bar Foundation

Date Written: May 27, 2015


The Law and Beyond {LAB} study is the first national study of Canadian law graduates, and provides an in depth look at early careers through a study of Canadian lawyers admitted to the bar in 2010. This project is funded by funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). With responses from over 1000 law graduates across the country, this study is providing a first ever glimpse of law graduates' first jobs, insight into what they do, their income and debt, and the sources of professional satisfaction and dissatisfaction. The report also provides insights on the legal careers of women and members of racial and ethnic minority groups.

Keywords: Lawyers, Legal Profession

Suggested Citation

Dinovitzer, Ronit, Law and Beyond: A National Study of Canadian Law Graduates (May 27, 2015). Available at SSRN: or

Ronit Dinovitzer (Contact Author)

University of Toronto ( email )

Department of Sociology
Toronto, Ontario

American Bar Foundation ( email )

750 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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