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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

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

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

DivorceMate, MSC to celebrate at National Family Law Program

With its 30th anniversary this year, DivorceMate Software Inc. has a great deal to celebrate and the company will be featuring all it has to offer at the upcoming National Family Law Program this summer, says Canadian legal software supplier Michael Perlman. Read more

The role of emojis, emoticons in modern bullying

The nature of bullying has changed dramatically in the past five decades — from verbal disagreements and physical altercations to the use of social media, Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse consultant Denise Koster writes in The Lawyer’s Daily . Read more

Mindset and motivation for fraud: understanding groupthink

In part one of a four-part series, Toronto forensic accountant and chartered business valuator Patricia Harris explores the origins of the groupthink theory. Read more

B.C.'s new accident payout regime strips peoples' rights: Herscu

British Columbia’s new legislation to limit payouts for pain and suffering for many motor vehicle accident victims will have a devastating impact on those who are injured in that province and in need of treatment to recover, says Toronto settlement loan provider Larry Herscu of Easy Legal Finance. Read more

Juries? Bah: Strigberger

By Marcel Strigberger . A story surfaced recently about jurors in some cases consulting the internet to study information about the case, which info never formed part of the evidence. Some of these incidents resulted in mistrials or near mistrials. Read more