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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 . 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 Read more

Saving amid the rising cost of home, auto insurance

There are several reasons why auto insurance premiums continue to rise and one of them is as simple as the vehicles on the road, says Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for CBIA/Lawyers Financial. 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

The merits of staged settlement loans

Personal injury victims who need financial assistance while waiting for their insurance claim to be resolved are better off receiving a loan in stages rather than a lump sum, says Dawn Simons, client relations manager at CaseMark Financial. Read more

Neesons Court Reporting expands downtown office

Client demand has spurred Neesons Court Reporting to significantly expand its premier downtown Toronto location, says company founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

Revolution or evolution?

By Alan Bass and Michael Sauber . Is the legal market experiencing disruption? Perhaps that’s the wrong question to be asking. Read more

Cosgrove: keeping the flow of law offices productive

As the eldest of four children, Catherine Moffitt of Cosgrove Associates always understood the value of resourcefulness and strong organization skills. Read more