The Jurist-in-Residence Mentorship program aims to pass on values and advice from one generation of jurists to the next.
Students are paired with a member of the legal community based on fields of interest and goals. Mentors provide expertise and guidance on the day-to-day realities of the legal profession as well as general support for navigating life after Concordia.
Open to undergraduate and graduate Concordia students in any program. Students will have the chance to meet lawyers from different backgrounds practicing in various fields of law.
These mentors are working lawyers who can offer guidance on:
- The different career options in law
- Civil, criminal, corporate
- United Nations, UNESCO
- How an understanding of the law can benefit you in any career
- How to apply to law school
- Access to networking events
- Getting involved in the Court Observer Program, which features visits to the Municipal Court of Montreal, the Superior Court of Quebec and the Court of Appeal of Quebec.