Juggling Careers in Law and Football with Jock Climie

Apr 6, 2022

Jock Climie shares his experience building successful careers in law and football simultaneously – and some of the lessons he learned along the way. Jock’s a partner at Emond Harnden, a boutique labour and employment law firm in Ottawa, where he’s practiced for over 20 years. During that time, Jock also juggled two careers in football – first as a professional player with the CFL, and then as a TSN on-air football analyst.

Topics discussed include:

  • Managing the competing demands of academics and professional football
  • Challenges of combining two very different careers
  • The importance of:
    • Focus
    • Planning and preparation
    • Confidence
    • Balance
    • Passion
    • Support

This episode contains 40 minutes of Professionalism Content.

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