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Substantial return on ACL software investment: Bass

This is the final instalment in a two-part series where Korbitec president Alan Bass discusses the reasons law firms should consider adopting the cost-effective ACL legal document management software. Read more

Keeping law firms on track: the monthly meeting

Boosting profitability and efficiency is a key concern for law firms, but many initially resist committing to a process that could dramatically improve their financial situation, says Toronto legal management consultant Catherine Moffitt of Cosgrove Associates Inc. Read more

BridgePoint boosts access to justice

Litigation financing didn’t come naturally to Stephen Pauwels , co-founder and principal of BridgePoint Financial Services. Read more

Good coach will focus on personal, professional blind spots

Lawyers facing professional challenges can benefit from coaching, but unless they’re open to change, the process won’t yield dividends, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells . Read more

FOLA's questions for provincial election candidates

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is urging lawyers across Ontario to get involved in the upcoming provincial election and to ask the local candidates some pointed questions about Ontario’s justice system. Read more

Key differences in litigation funding firms

Not all settlement loan providers are created equal, and clients need to be aware of the differences and ask some key questions before agreeing to financial assistance, says Dawn Simons, client relations manager at CaseMark Financial. Read more

DivorceMate Forms update released

DivorceMate Software Inc. has recently updated its Forms products in Ontario primarily to incorporate legislative changes as a result of the new Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 — which replaced the Child and Family Services Act , says the company’s president Michael Perlman. Read more

Vigilance key for businesses to prevent health-care fraud: Oswald

Health-care insurance fraud is a common occurrence in Canada, but there are steps that employers and insurance companies can take to lessen the financial blow, says Toronto forensic accountant and investigator Dave Oswald. Read more

Digital information theft and the need for diligence

With the increase of digital information theft that could result in a devastating loss, it’s critical for corporations, institutions and individuals to take steps to protect their information, says Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

Videoconferencing for courtrooms

By Kim Neeson . Out-of-town witnesses or counsel can now avail themselves of appearing virtually in Toronto's downtown courthouses. Read more

Easy Legal Finance focuses on strategic growth, acquires lending firm

In a move that aims to position Easy Legal Finance Inc. for long-term growth in new markets within Canada, the legal financing firm has acquired Edmonton-based Rhino Legal Finance Inc. Read more

Recommendations for conducting unbiased workplace investigations

An organization that decides to conduct an internal investigation when a harassment complaint is lodged by an employee must ensure that it’s carried out by unbiased, trained personnel, says Toronto workplace violence consultant Denise Koster. Read more

Mindset barriers to software adoption

This is part one of a two-part series where Korbitec president Alan Bass explores some of the myths and common hurdles lawyers and law firms face when considering new technology. Read more

The value of mentorship in Ryerson’s LPP

Mentorship is a key component of Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program (LPP), providing candidates with tools that will help them succeed in their legal careers, says program director Gina Alexandris. Read more

Four ways to disrupt yourself

By Alan Bass and Michael Sauber . Disruption in the legal market is on the way. You can sit by and wait, or you can act now. We provide you with four options. Read more