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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

Technology increases productivity and efficiency, cuts costs and errors

Legal firms should embrace technological change, including artificial intelligence, to help reduce the burden of mundane tasks, become more efficient and cut costs, says Korbitec president Alan Bass. Read more

It's motorcycle season: motoring public, watch your surroundings

With summer the busiest driving season for motorcycles, it’s important for everyone on the roadways to be aware of their surroundings at all times to avoid a crash, Toronto settlement loan provider Larry Herscu of Easy Legal Finance tells Read more

Washroom please — hold the frappuccino

By Marcel Strigberger . We just saw the U.S. Starbucks close down its outlets for several hours to allow for sensitivity training of staff following an event at a Philadelphia branch where an associate racially discriminated against two black men, refusing to let them use the washroom without making a purchase, and then calling police and having them arrested when they did not leave the premises. Read more

Coaches can help lawyers execute a mid-life professional makeover

Completing a mid-life professional makeover is easier for lawyers than it sounds as long as they have the right professional guidance, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells . Read more

Questions for your advisor Part 1: Finding someone you can work with

Investors shouldn’t be afraid to interview advisors before settling on someone they can work with, says Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for CBIA/Lawyers Financial . Read more

Questions to ask your ATE insurance provider

People who need after-the-event (ATE) legal expense insurance should take care to thoroughly research providers before committing, says Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of TheJudge Global. Read more

The profile of a fraudster: tips for employers

Despite the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ (ACFE) estimate that only four per cent of frauds committed against companies are discovered by external auditors, Toronto forensic accountant and investigator Dave Oswald says there are ways employers can protect themselves from this crime. Read more

'Ask the Lawyer' day coming to Guelph

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is offering a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program in Guelph to provide general information on current legal issues. Read more

Separating the wheat from the chaff with eDiscovery

In the final instalment of a two-part series on effective eDiscovery, Jason Bell-Masterson explores the review, predictive coding and document preparation phases. Read more

Mississauga 'Ask the Lawyer' event to explore wills, powers of attorney

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program to share her insights on wills and powers of attorney in Ontario. Read more

Privacy controls and impact on accessing digital evidence

Life is about to get more complicated for litigators seeking digital evidence as privacy controls grow tighter to meet consumer demand, says Jason Green, principal of Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Court reporting the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry

By Kim Neeson . Neesons is providing same-day rough draft and overnight certified transcripts in the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry focusing on the tragic events caused by former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer. Read more

Law and humour go together for Strigberger

Comedy came early into the life of legal humourist Marcel Strigberger. Read more

DivorceMate gives back with ’30 days of giving’ campaign

As part of its 30th-anniversary celebrations, DivorceMate Software Inc. is randomly drawing a name from its client base each day for the month of June and donating $200 to the charity of that person’s choice, says Canadian legal software supplier Michael Perlman. Read more