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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

Open source intelligence going mainstream: Duquette

Open-source intelligence (OSINT) gathering is going mainstream, says Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. 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

'Lawyer Lunch and Learn' explores family law in Ontario

On April 25, join Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar for a lunch and learn about family law in Ontario. Read more

Calculating the ROI of eDiscovery tools

Lawyers who have been slow to embrace eDiscovery technology tend to focus on the upfront cost while ignoring the considerable savings that come as the process progresses, says Jason Bell-Masterson, director at the Toronto branch of legal technology company Epiq. 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

Charges stayed after police breach linguistic rights

An Ontario judge’s decision to stay criminal charges against a francophone man because the police failed to serve him in French is a reminder of the importance of linguistic rights, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells 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

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 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