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Webinar series explores language of legal correspondence, contracts

Brampton lawyer-linguist  Suzanne Deliscar  will share her insights on the language of legal correspondence and contracts with linguists via two webinar programs. Read more

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Multitasking receptionists no match for dedicated intake specialists

Using Alert Communications is a bit like having a team of receptionists on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for your law firm, says Tom Ball of Alert Communications .  Read more

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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

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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

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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

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Court to decide on priority of payment in ATE policy

An Ontario court is deciding who has priority of payment in an After-The-Event (ATE) insurance policy where there may not be any previous agreement for disbursements, says  Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of  TheJudge Global . Read more

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E-learning solution for EDI hours, tackling sexual harassment in law firms

News that the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) saw a sharp increase in complaints in the wake of the #MeToo movement highlights that lawyers are also grappling with sexual harassment in the workplace, says Toronto human rights and employment lawyer Bay Ryley . Read more

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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

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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  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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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

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Due diligence: law firms vulnerable to privacy breaches

The people whose privacy was breached when a hacker stole information about Ontario Cannabis Store customers from Canada Post  could face problems crossing the border into the U.S., says  Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based  Hexigent Consulting. Read more

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Surveillance can answer divorced parents' concerns: Downs

Few people are at their best during a divorce and custody battle, and when one parent decides to mount surveillance on the other surprising things can happen, says Toronto private investigator Jim Downs . Read more

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The benefits of managed eDiscovery services

The benefits of eDiscovery managed service arrangements offer cost predictability, easy access to data and the ability to expand storage quickly and simply, says Jason Bell-Masterson, manager of the Toronto branch of the legal technology company  Epiq . Read more

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Tech upgrades that will benefit both your law firm and clients

By Amir Tajkarimi Legal technology hasn’t really made a great deal of headway in most law offices. Your current and future clients have, however, become used to a certain level of technology in other services they use – from online banking to electronic medical records to ordering groceries on the web. Read more

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No way around French Charter for businesses operating in Quebec

Businesses that want to operate in Quebec must abide by the province’s Charter of the French Language , Brampton lawyer-linguist  Suzanne Deliscar tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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Law association membership helps young lawyers stand out: FOLA

Membership in a local law association can help new lawyers stand out from the crowd, says The Federation of Ontario Law Associations'  (FOLA) new Chair Michael Winward. Read more

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A title by any other name is not a rose

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Peel Region 'Ask the Lawyer' events to discuss wills, powers of attorney

In conjunction with Make-a-Will Month , Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is offering free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day programs during the month of November to explore wills and powers of attorney. Read more

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Data security for law firms part 1

In the first instalment of a two-part series, Korbitec president Alan Bass looks at data security for law firms. Read more

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Three simple ways to increase your firm’s profitability

By Amir Tajkarimi Has your firm’s profitability   flatlined? If so, you’re not alone. Read more

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