Articling Students

Thomson Rogers’ articling program best prepares students to become first-class advocates, future associates, and eventually partners with our firm. As an articling student, you will learn by doing. We believe in teaching you advocacy skills and allowing you to utilize these skills through practical and increasingly complex courtroom experiences.


Why Thomson Rogers?

For over 85 years, Thomson Rogers has been recognized as one of the leading litigation law firms in Canada. It is one of Ontario’s largest personal injury firms as well as a leader in the areas of Family Law, Municipal and Planning Law, Medical Malpractice and Class Action Litigation.

What you will learn

The lawyers at Thomson Rogers take great pride in being able to delegate high level work to our students. In this environment, the learning curve is high, but so are the rewards.

You will be exposed to every aspect litigation and assist in trial preparation, mediations, arbitrations and hearings. Our students regularly appear before the Superior Court of Justice and argue motions.

We begin the student experience with a series of seminars focused on the practical aspects of procedural and substantive law. These seminars are fundamental to our tradition of cooperation, dialogue and mentorship and are in addition to our regular continuing legal education series and third party seminars.

How students are rewarded

Beyond a great summer experience, salary at Thomson Rogers is competitive with other major Toronto law firms and includes payment of the Law Society of Ontario’s Bar Admission Course. In addition, students will be entitled to a full benefits package and a subsidized fitness membership. Students are given ten paid vacation days during their articling term.

Who are we looking for

We consider our articling program our future partner recruitment program. Thomson Rogers looks for confident, well-spoken students who show potential to become superior litigators and advocates. Our students must be able to thrive under pressure and have excellent analytical and communication skills. A diverse life experience is a definite asset. We want students who are critical thinkers, know the law and have empathy for the clients we serve. In short, we’re looking for someone who can develop into a great advisor and legal counsel.

How to apply

Thomson Rogers abides by the articling recruitment procedure prescribed by the Law Society of Ontario.

Applications for 2024/2025 articling students have closed. 

For questions, please e-mail Lucy Jackson.


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