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Author Greg Gilhooly to speak at TLA event

Greg Gilhooly, author, lawyer and sexual abuse survivor, will speak about criminal justice reform for victims of sexual assault at an upcoming Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) event. Read more

Keeping finances up to date each month eases tax time

With the deadline for filing personal income taxes fast approaching, it’s a good time for lawyers to think about the importance of keeping their firm’s financial house in order, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Disruption’s early warning signs

By Alan Bass and Michael Sauber . Alternative legal services are here. The only question is how quickly they will become the new norm. Lawyers should be aware of what signs to track and how to prepare. Read more

Ghostwritten medical reports should not be permitted: Ford

Ghostwritten medical reports are not the same as consensus reports and should not be allowed in medical legal cases, says Toronto orthopaedic spine and trauma surgeon Dr. Michael Ford. Read more

BICO announces sale of controlling interest to Trebuchet

BICO Risk Management Inc. has announced the sale of a controlling interest in its legal expense insurance business to a consortium led by an affiliate of Trebuchet Group Holdings Limited. Read more

Coaching provides valuable independent perspective

The legal profession is becoming more comfortable with the use of executive coaches to enhance competitiveness and well-being, Toronto lawyer and executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Tips for strengthening sexual harassment policies

Increased publicity around sexual harassment in the workplace has put added pressure on employers to ensure that due diligence is consistently applied when dealing with complaints and that their internal policies reflect that commitment, Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse consultant Denise Koster writes in The Lawyer’s Daily . Read more

DivorceMate Software launches new Forms Cloud product

DivorceMate Software Inc. has released a beta version of its new DM Forms Cloud software for Ontario and British Columbia to allow users to create and access their family law court forms calculations remotely from any digital device, says the company’s president Michael Perlman. Read more

ACL helps firms increase efficiency, reduce errors

Using the right software can boost a law firm’s efficiency while preventing costly errors in filings, says Alan Bass , president of Korbitec Inc. , a Toronto-based software development company that provides technology products to the Canadian legal profession. Read more

MKD International probes trademark fraud

Private investigators give victims of trademark fraud a place to turn to deal with the problem, says Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

With seniors’ debt rising, an accident can be devastating

The convergence of two trends — seniors retiring while still in debt and continuing to drive until an advanced age — has created a financial pitfall for those who get into an accident and must wait for an insurance company settlement, says Toronto settlement loan provider Larry Herscu of Easy Legal Finance. Read more

Mitigating risk: the importance of workplace threat assessments

Canadian companies need to do much more to protect their employees from violence in the workplace, including conducting proactive threat assessments, Toronto workplace violence consultant Denise Koster tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Oswald's nose for fraud is 30 years in the making

Dave Oswald has always had a nose for fraud. Read more

Ryerson’s LPP helps future lawyers flex their networking muscles

A successful law practice relies on relationships, so one of the most important skills future lawyers must develop is the ability to build connections, says André Bacchus , the assistant director of Ryerson’s Law Practice Program (LPP). Read more

Ryley educates employers on preventing sexual harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace can have a devastating impact on an organization’s brand and corporate reputation — as is apparent from the lawsuits, scandals and #MeToo revelations that have cast a negative shadow on a number of industries, says Toronto human rights and employment lawyer Bay Ryley. Read more