I “grew up” as a lawyer in Big Law. I articled and was hired back on Bay Street. I moved to a national firm that then became an international firm. These firms had big clients and big budgets. As a result, I was used to having everything I needed to practice law at my fingertips (or at least a quick request to my assistant away). When I went solo, I figured I needed all the things for my own practice. After all, I wanted to look the part – a former Bay Street lawyer who was practicing law on her own terms.

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