Managing Partner Roundtable: Managing and Retaining Talent: How to Keep the Keepers (Webcast)

Nov. 15, 2018
Toronto Online

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Managing Partner Roundtable: Managing and Retaining Talent: How to Keep the Keepers   (In Person)

OBA Law Practice Management PROGRAM | 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Retention of great talent is always challenging, but not an impossible task.  Join our discussion to explore how to keep your lawyers and staff motivated, and engaged, as well as:

  • Training techniques
  • Appeal and challenges of lateral hires
  • How to drive a health competitive and productive culture
  • Successful recruiting strategies
  • Retention strategies beyond the lure of partnership
  • How to encourage associates to take control of their professional career paths
  • Managing parental leaves
  • Alternative/flexible work arrangements
  • Performance expectations



Colin Stevenson, Stevenson Whelton MacDonald & Swan LLP and OBA 1st Vice President


Emily Lee, Partner, ALT Recruitment Partners Inc.
Patti Maarse, Manager of Professional Talent and Development, Minden Gross

This program is intended for managing partners and executive committee members of law firms of five to fifty lawyers and is not a networking referral group. The focus is on a high level knowledge and experience exchange. This and other programs in the series are designed for a small group setting therefore seating is limited for these highly interactive sessions.


Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am Program


CBA Member: $50* |  Non-Member: $95*

*plus applicable taxes

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