The staff at the Career and Professional Development Centre (CPDC) is committed to the academic and professional success of all students at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section. Part of our role consists of fostering strong relationships with employers in the legal community in order to ensure that our students secure rewarding and meaningful opportunities throughout their studies, as well as beyond and upon graduation.

To ensure the quality of our services and to assist students at the Faculty of Law, the CPDC has established recruiting policies. Our policies are intended to provide a framework for the professional relationships between employers, students, third party recruiters, and career educators.

The University of Ottawa and the Faculty of Law are committed to maintaining a learning and work environment that promotes the understanding and respect for dignity of the person as part of the University community and one that is free from harassment and discrimination.

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In this report by the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Equity and Aboriginal Issues Committee, the legal obligations of law firms, under the Integrated Accessibility Standards in relation to the AODA, are clearly outlined. Legal obligations are presented based on the number of employees in a given law firm.
LSUC Report Law Firm Obligations: AODA (PDF, 107.29 KB)