ASCEND™ Training Program

Professional development and continuing education drive our success: having more knowledgeable lawyers and staff leads to greater job satisfaction, organizational loyalty and, ultimately, superior client service.

This is where our multi-faceted and innovative training program, ASCEND™, comes in.

ASCEND™ equips our lawyers, students and staff with the skills necessary to keep Alexander Holburn at the forefront of legal service delivery.

Staff at all levels of the firm reap the benefits of this inclusive program, which offers more than 100 legal, technological, business development, office and personal skills training opportunities annually.

It’s a win-win situation for clients, lawyers and staff alike.

Structure + Goals of the Program

The program’s training opportunities are diverse. Therefore, we use both external and internal facilitators, depending on the topic.

Our firm’s inclusive nature filters down to the ASCEND™ program. Expertise, not seniority, is the key instructional requirement. This is one of the program’s cornerstones. Each firm member has unique knowledge which colleagues at all levels can benefit from and we value the opportunity to learn from each other.

We strongly encourage course attendance, regularly request feedback on programs and seek input on new program ideas to keep them relevant and interesting.

Our goal is twofold – to foster a culture of constant learning and to keep Alexander Holburn ahead of the curve by providing training unrivalled in the Vancouver legal marketplace.

ASCEND™ embodies our commitment to our people and to our clients, who expect the best from Alexander Holburn.

It’s all part of our focus – our clients’ perspectives. That’s the Alexander Holburn difference.

For more information about ASCEND™ please contact:

Human Resources Manager, Scarlett Yim.