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Seven questions to ask when looking for an executive coach

As more lawyers turn to professional and personal development, it’s helpful to understand how executive coaching works and what options are available, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells . Read more

Advance planning needed for court reporting in complex trials

Lawyers must think ahead when it comes to court reporting services for large trials, says Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

Software training ‘an ongoing process that never ends’

Training is a key component to adopting Automated Civil Litigation (ACL) software and Korbitec president Alan Bass says his firm offers lifetime, no-cost training to its users. Read more

To bee or not to bee: Strigberger

By Marcel Strigberger . You need not be a beekeeper to read this. Read more

Coroner who didn't probe Wettlaufer victim death testifies at inquiry

A coroner who failed to find anything suspicious about the deaths of two people killed by an Ontario nurse told a public inquiry Wednesday that he never considered the possibility that a caregiver in a long-term care facility would deliberately harm their patients. Read more

Internal fraud: prosecution the missing link

Prosecuting fraud in the workplace is one of the best ways to discourage it, Toronto forensic accountant and investigator Dave Oswald tells . Read more

Ryerson’s LPP cultivates confidence, legal skills

The 2017-18 cohort of the Ryerson University Law Practice Program (LPP) was celebrated at a recent gathering, where many expressed gratitude for what they learned and experienced during the term, says LPP director Gina Alexandris. Read more

Eliminate productivity blockers to boost profitability: Part 2

Productivity blockers are inhibiting law firms' profitability and efficiency, Catherine Moffitt , an associate at legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates , tells Read more

One pageant please; hold the pageantry

By Marcel Strigberger . The Miss America organization announced that its participants will no longer be required to appear in the swimsuit event, nor will the ladies be required to wear evening gowns. In short, the judges will not be adjudicating on physical appearance. Read more

Groupthink and financial statement fraud

In part two of a four-part series, Toronto forensic accountant and chartered business valuator Patricia Harris explores groupthink in the context of financial statement fraud. Read more

Eliminate productivity blockers to boost profitability: Part 1

Catherine Moffitt , an associate with legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates , is on a mission to eliminate law firms’ productivity blockers. Read more

Strigberger shares insights on the writing process

He has lightened the air in courtrooms, mediations and resolution meetings resulting in many settlements but his sense of humour is only one ingredient, legal humorist and author Marcel Strigberger tells Authority Magazine. Read more

Legal tech shows no signs of slowing

By Alan Bass and Michael Sauber . Legal technology has been around for a long time. But the last three years saw a major uptick in new legal tech companies. While not a perfect storm, several factors are driving this growth. We examine these here in brief. Read more

Law enforcement taking advantage of drones' surveillance potential

The falling cost of drone technology could revolutionize certain types of surveillance, says MKD International Inc. founding partner and managing director Jim Downs. Read more

A code-driven approach to legal debt collection

Juggling multiple accounts at the same time can be a real “liability nightmare” for lawyers who do debt collection, says Toronto litigator François Sauvageau. Read more