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Investigators at MKD go the 'extra mile' for lawyers

Lawyers having difficulty serving parties in civil matters often need experienced investigators to do the job, says Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

County of Carleton law library transformation offers lawyers modern facility

Most people have the same reaction when they step into County of Carleton Law Association 's (CCLA) newly renovated law library in Ottawa. Read more

Top 10 tips for estate executors: Dahary

The position of estate executor is fraught with pitfalls, particularly for a person doing the job for the first time, says Avi Dahary , founder of AccounTrust. Read more

DivorceMate hosts information session on new Cloud product

DivorceMate Software Inc. will host a free information session in September on its new Cloud product line, says Canadian legal software supplier Michael Perlman. Read more

DivorceMate updates forms to reflect Family Law Rules amendments

DivorceMate Software Inc. updated its Forms products in Ontario to incorporate amendments to the province’s Family Law Rules , O. Reg. 114/99 , says the company’s consultant Christine Montgomery. Read more

Cutting edge eDiscovery tools by Epiq saves law firm time, money

Cutting-edge eDiscovery tools can save an astonishing amount of time and money for law firms and their clients, says Jason Bell-Masterson, manager at the Toronto branch of the legal technology company Epiq. Read more

Strigberger focuses on the lighter side of travel

Holidays and travel are a goldmine for comedy, legal humourist and author Marcel Strigberger tells Read more

Prioritization, accountability keys to achieving goals

In order to make change happen in your life — whether it’s a big or small objective — you need to prioritize your goal and be held accountable to it, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells Read more

Employers reap rewards of Ryerson LPP's work-ready candidates

The work placement portion of Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program (LPP) gives employers access to a group of work-ready candidates eager to make an impression, says André Bacchus , the program’s assistant director. Read more

Toronto Lawyers Association welcomes more input with new AG

A meeting with Ontario’s new Attorney General Caroline Mulroney, early in her term has leaders of the Toronto Lawyers Association confident the new government will listen to concerns of the legal profession more than the previous administration did, says TLA vice-president Margaret Waddell. Read more

Outsource estates financials, advises accountant

Unbiased estate and trust accounting for large estates, or those being disputed, should be handled by independent accountants rather than within law firms that don’t have an estate accounting and tax unit, says Avi Dahary , founder of AccounTrust. Read more

TheJudge expands litigation insurance funding options

TheJudge Global ’s arrival in Canada has transformed the local capacity for commercial litigation insurance, says Katie Armstrong , the firm’s director of international development. Read more

Bail monitoring goes high-tech with voice verification

Voice verification, used in conjunction with GPS monitoring, is proving to be an effective way to monitor compliance of people with bail conditions prohibiting them from leaving home without a surety, says Steve Tan, partner with Recovery Science Corporation (RSC). Read more

Transcript donation preserves landmark trial record for future generations

The transcript of a landmark trial centred around a 19 th -century treaty will soon be available publicly following a donation by Neesons Court Reporting to the Laurentian University Library. Read more

Let’s play ball – assume the position

By Marcel Strigberger . The greatest job in the world is to be a police officer. Specifically, I am referring to the cops who serve at sporting events and enjoy the game while getting paid for this strenuous effort. Read more