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Bury gives legal career advice in new #thelawyercoach column

With more than 25 years of legal experience, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury has seen it all — career meltdowns, narcissists, sociopaths, and lawyers who want out. Read more

Send in the Martians: Strigberger

By Marcel Strigberger . So the Insight spacecraft has landed on Mars. Is this huge? I’m not sure. This is the eighth spacecraft to land on the red planet but I am actually totally disappointed as there is something drastically still missing. I ask, where are the Martians? Read more

Recovery Science marks 500th case

When talking about going from Parry Sound to Thunder Bay, most people wouldn’t measure it in the same terms as Steve Tan, partner with Recovery Science Corporation (RSC). Read more

In-person networking one of the many benefits of TLA membership

The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) reminds members of the benefits of real-world networking in a digital era, its executive director Joan Rataic-Lang tells . Read more

Court reporter shortage has led to 'buyer beware' in marketplace

In order to address the shortage of skilled court reporters, Neesons Court Reporting has created its own intensive training program for new staff, says the company’s founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

Solutions for plaintiffs key in evolving litigation finance market

While the litigation finance market has evolved as an asset class in recent years with some favouring higher stakes claims, Toronto-based litigation finance specialists BridgePoint Financial Services remain focused on providing fixed interest bridge loans to plaintiffs and helping law firms fund the growth of their practices, says co-founder and principal Stephen Pauwels. Read more

Bury: EQ can have huge impact on legal career, relationships

Emotional intelligence is critically important in a legal profession that is rapidly changing with new technologies and greater client demands, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells . Read more

Snowbirds should call auto insurer before travelling south

As Canadian snowbirds prepare to flock south of the border for sunshine and relaxation, Easy Legal Finance Inc. president and CEO Larry Herscu encourages travellers to cover all of their bases. Read more

No end of pressures for the court reporter

By Kim Neeson . From scheduling to reporting to transcribing, there are many high-pressure demands placed on court reporters in their job. In over 30 years of reporting, here’s what’s changed. Read more

Settlement loans involving property require out of the box strategy

While it may not be difficult for personal injury clients to seek out a smaller, ‘run of the mill’ settlement loan, successfully structuring a larger transaction to save an individual’s mortgage from default within 24 hours requires specialized knowledge, flexibility and a personalized approach, says Dawn Simons, client relations manager at CaseMark Financial. Read more

Legal tech part two: five legal tech plays

By Alan Bass and Michael Sauber . In our post, " Legal tech shows no signs of slowing ," we examined the drivers behind the use of technology in legal practice. In this post, we make the case for legal tech adoption and provide examples of initiatives already in play. Read more

Creating business plans readies LPP candidates for practice

Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program (LPP) aims to better bridge the gap between law school and the practice of law by having candidates create a solid business plan, says Chris Bentley, director of the Toronto-based program. Read more

Internal auditors no match for fraud experts

Companies should have a crisis plan they can quickly put into action when internal fraud is suspected, Toronto forensic accountant and investigator Dave Oswald tells Read more

Marcel Strigberger's media roundup

Humour writer, speaker and author Marcel Strigberger is a frequent contributor to a variety of legal and non-legal publications in Canada and the United States. Read more

Snowbirds: take heed before taking flight

Taking steps to ensure your travel, home and auto insurance coverage is sufficient can contribute greatly to worry-free extended stays in the United States, says Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing, product and direct distribution of Toronto-based Lawyers Financial. Read more