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Firm's gender parity result of hiring best people

While it is one of the first law firms in Canada to achieve gender parity, Lerners LLP didn’t set out to do so, but rather to hire the best people it could find, Toronto ... Read more

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Criminal, family lawyers must follow best practice guidelines

While information sharing between family and criminal lawyers is crucial, a “one judge” approach could be problematic, says Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer ... Read more

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Howden details the traits of highly effective mediators

Toronto civil litigator  Deborah Howden writes that not all mediators are created equal and shares the seven traits of highly effective mediators in a recent issue of ... Read more

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When ADR works and when it doesn't

By Marvin J. Huberman “ADR” is an acronym for “Alternative Dispute Resolution.” It’s a term that encompasses a wide range of techniques that may ... Read more

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Appeal decision in 'house-husband' case significant for dependant spouses

The Divisional Court's recent decision to uphold a significant award to a “house-husband” who was left out of his common-law wife’s will has implications ... Read more

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Groia's run for LSUC bencher unrelated to court case: Cherniak

Toronto lawyer Joe Groia’s decision to run for bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada will not have an effect on his ongoing court proceedings involving ... Read more

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Groia to appeal divisional court ruling: Cherniak

Toronto lawyer Joe Groia plans to take his case to the Ontario Court of Appeal, following the Divisional Court’s decision this week to uphold the Law Society of Upper ... Read more

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Groia appeal in the public interest, says Cherniak

Toronto lawyer Joe Groia has defended his prosecution against a charge of incivility, not only for his own sake, but also in the public interest in the profession, Toronto lawyer ... Read more

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Cherniak recognized as leading litigator

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak  has been named as one of Canada’s leading litigation lawyers in the December 2014 special edition issue of Lexpert . ... Read more

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ODR can enhance mediation process

While the tools exist to take alternative dispute resolution online, the methods have yet to be fully embraced, continuing a trend of law firms treading carefully when it comes to ... Read more

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Cherniak to receive 2015 TLA Award of Distinction

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak  was recently named the 2015 recipient of the Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) Award of Distinction in recognition of his ... Read more

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Cherniak named to Who's Who Legal list

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak has been recognized in the 2014 edition of Who’s Who Legal Canada for his expertise in the areas of arbitration, insurance ... Read more

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Court's decision on leave tests important to all arbitrators

A recent case that considered the different tests for leave to appeal an arbitral award under the Arbitration Act and the Rules of Civil Procedure has broad implications for any ... Read more

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Event raised funds for high-risk births

Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Samara Shuber  was one of the top fundraisers at a recent event focused on high-risk births, supporting the purchase of equipment ... Read more

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Cherniak recognized in 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak has been recognized for his expertise in 12 practice areas in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada. Cherniak, partner ... Read more

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Cherniak's long, varied career focuses on arbitration

Described as one of the world's leading experts in commercial arbitration, Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak has been recognized as one of the best in his field with ... Read more

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Debate may follow SCC contract interpretation changes

A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision that introduced a series of sweeping changes to the way contracts are interpreted in Canada and appellate review of contractual ... Read more

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I’m proud of PRIDE

By  Jennifer Samara Shuber This past week, Toronto was host to WorldPride for the first time, culminating a 34 year tradition of local Pride celebrations. Also this past ... Read more

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Cherniak named leading practitioner in Lexpert guide

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator  Earl Cherniak has been recognized in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in a number of ... Read more

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Independent counsel a public interest role: Cherniak

A lawyer in the role of independent counsel before a Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) proceeding has no client and is acting in the public interest – not under the ... Read more

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