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Author Greg Gilhooly to speak at TLA event

Greg Gilhooly, author, lawyer and sexual abuse survivor, will speak about criminal justice reform for victims of sexual assault at an upcoming Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) event. Read more

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Keeping finances up to date each month eases tax time

With the deadline for filing personal income taxes fast approaching, it’s a good time for lawyers to think about the importance of keeping their firm’s financial house in order, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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Disruption’s early warning signs

By Alan Bass  and Michael Sauber  Alternative legal services are here. The only question is how quickly they will become the new norm. Lawyers should be aware of what signs to track and how to prepare. Read more

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Using psychology to turn leads into clients

By Tom Ball Understanding the way people think is the key to persuasion. There are many mental triggers that can be influential when trying to get someone to think like you or, in this case, hire your law firm for an upcoming case. Have you thought about using simple human psychology to help turn potential clients into actual clients? Boost your client base with these tips: Read more

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Ghostwritten medical reports should not be permitted: Ford

Ghostwritten medical reports are not the same as consensus reports and should not be allowed in medical legal cases, says Toronto orthopaedic spine and trauma surgeon Dr. Michael Ford . Read more

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Deliscar presents 'Translating French Contracts' in Gatineau

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is presenting a full-day course in Gatineau, Que., for translators who want to learn how to translate French contracts and expand their bilingual French-English legal terminology. Read more

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Is it time to reassess your answering service?

By Tom Ball Not all call centres are created equal. Here are four obvious signs the answering service you invested in might not be meeting all of your needs. Read more

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BICO announces sale of controlling interest to Trebuchet

BICO Risk Management Inc. has announced the sale of a controlling interest in its legal expense insurance business to a consortium led by an affiliate of Trebuchet Group Holdings Limited. Read more

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Coaching provides valuable independent perspective

The legal profession is becoming more comfortable with the use of executive coaches to enhance competitiveness and well-being, Toronto lawyer and executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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Tips for strengthening sexual harassment policies

Increased publicity around sexual harassment in the workplace has put added pressure on employers to ensure that due diligence is consistently applied when dealing with complaints and that their internal policies reflect that commitment, Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse consultant Denise Koster writes in The Lawyer’s Daily . Read more

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DivorceMate Software launches new Forms Cloud product

DivorceMate Software Inc. has released a beta version of its new DM Forms Cloud software for Ontario and British Columbia to allow users to create and access their family law court forms calculations remotely from any digital device, says the company’s president Michael Perlman . Read more

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ACL helps firms increase efficiency, reduce errors

Using the right software can boost a law firm’s efficiency while preventing costly errors in filings, says  Alan Bass , president of  Korbitec Inc. , a Toronto-based software development company that provides technology products to the Canadian legal profession. Read more

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MKD International probes trademark fraud

Private investigators give victims of trademark fraud a place to turn to deal with the problem, says  Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director of  MKD International Inc. Read more

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Tailored training maximizes eDiscovery efficiency

Tailored training helps law firms get the most out of eDiscovery software, says Jason Bell-Masterson, director at the Toronto branch of legal technology company  Epiq . Read more

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ATE insurance levels the playing field for plaintiffs

One way to ease a plaintiff’s litigation risk is to provide After the Event (ATE) legal expense insurance that could cover costs if the case is lost, says Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of  TheJudge Global . Read more

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With seniors’ debt rising, an accident can be devastating

The convergence of two trends — seniors retiring while still in debt and continuing to drive until an advanced age — has created a financial pitfall for those who get into an accident and must wait for an insurance company settlement, says Toronto settlement loan provider Larry Herscu  of  Easy Legal Finance . Read more

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Mitigating risk: the importance of workplace threat assessments

Canadian companies need to do much more to protect their employees from violence in the workplace, including conducting proactive threat assessments, Toronto workplace violence consultant  Denise Koster tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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Call-centre intake maximizes return on investment

Law firms can expect an immediate return on their investment when they outsource intake to a call centre, says Tom Ball, director of sales and marketing with  Alert Communications .  Read more

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Saving amid the rising cost of home, auto insurance

There are several reasons why auto insurance premiums continue to rise and one of them is as simple as the vehicles on the road, says Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for CBIA/Lawyers Financial . Read more

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How Google is getting your information, and what to do about it

By Ryan Duquette Recently, Fox News aired a video about how Google is tracking our every move. Since this video aired, we've had a number of inquiries asking how Google manages to do this, and if we have any tips to stop it from happening. Here's the video . Read more

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