Deron is a corporate lawyer in private practice.
He shares some of the challenges from switching from accounting in his undergrad.
02:28 How he became interested in accounting and choice of "mathy" careers after not being interested in the science path
07:43 How law came afterwards as he didn't have many lawyer role models growing up
09:38 Choosing his undergrad wanting work experience from coop and finishing the program early
14:10 Landing his coop term largely through attending a conference
20:47 Doing his CPA.
21:00 Then moving from business to law school and the difference between the CPA exams and LSAT
24:09 Doing poorly on his first practice LSAT and thinking he wouldn't continue as a lawyer
25:05 Applying to Ontario law schools
26:59 Experiencing imposter syndrome in law school
30:24 Law firm hiring processes.
35:00 Matching areas of interest when getting into law full time
38:05 His SIWIKE
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