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Meet Karen Goncalves – Law Clerk and Paralegal

Karen Goncalves
Karen has been with Davies Howe Partners, a boutique law firm in Toronto for 17 years. She is a senior litigation law clerk there. Karen began her career 30 years ago at a two-person, multi-purpose law firm. She has moved several times to larger law firms in Toronto where she specialized in real estate, condo law and litigation. Karen is also a licensed paralegal and can practice a restricted scope of law.

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OK, you’re addicted to law shows on TV – and if nothing new is on, you won’t mind watching the old Law & Order episodes you now know by heart. Maybe you should consider a law career. Sure, you could apply to law school, but there are other opportunities to work in the legal system that can be equally rewarding.

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Policing is a unique and demanding career, and recruiters only want the best of the best to apply. While training will prepare you for police work, you’ll be a better candidate if you already have some of the most essential skills.

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Becoming a police officer is one of the longer and and more challenging paths to a career, but it’s well worth it once you get there. Here’s how to get started. Decide where you want to work Jobs are available
The primary responsibility of police officers is to protect the public, or if comissioned, the person/group/organization to which they are assigned. Through detecting and preventing crime, police officers strive to maintain law and order in their respective jurisdictions. Working conditions
Due to the demanding nature of their work, police officers usually make more money than average Canadians. According to the 2009 Labour Survey, the median hourly wage for police officers was $33.00. (That means that half of the employees earned
A Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) is a specially-trained police officer who is dispatched to a crime scene to analyze and document evidence. This evidence might include trace material (fibers, hairs, plant and mineral matter), blood spatter, ballistics (firearms and gunshot

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