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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

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

Official French version of Constitution long overdue

It’s time Canada’s Constitution was made fully bilingual, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells 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

'Ask the Lawyer' day coming to Mississauga Public Library

On March 24, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program, discussing wills and powers of attorney. Read more

Hexigent opens new Vancouver office

TORONTO — March 6, 2018 — As the need for (and the scope of) focused digital investigations and effective cyber security continues to expand, so does Hexigent. Read more

LAO policy problematic for transcriptionists

Legal Aid Ontario’s (LAO) current approach to paying for appeal transcripts risks driving the few remaining experienced court reporters out of the transcription business — and raises a potential access to justice issue, warns Kim Neeson , founder and president of Neesons Court Reporting. Read more

Big returns from executive coaching investments

It’s not easy to navigate the various challenges lawyers face today, but working with a coach provides many personal and professional advantages, says Toronto lawyer and executive coach Michael Bury. Read more

Simple ways to scan any email to keep yourself from being a victim

By Ryan Duquette . Check the TIPC: Timing/Intent/Person/Content Read more

Scientific research and the duty of medical experts

With scientific research relating to minor motor vehicle accidents more definitive than ever before, medical experts have a duty to be informed of the latest literature in order to make unbiased assessments in matters that are before the courts, says Toronto orthopaedic spine and trauma surgeon Dr. Michael Ford. Read more

Cyber coverage included in new product from Lawyers Financial

Lawyers Financial has recently launched a new office insurance product that includes cyber risk coverage to help firms recover when hackers breach their systems and access confidential information, says Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for CBIA/Lawyers Financial. Read more

Big data a big boon to law firms

Although the legal profession has been using ‘big data’ around case law and precedents for some time, advances in technology and tools are changing how lawyers can leverage this information to drive efficiency, says Bishu Solomon of Epiq , a leading global provider of legal services and technology. Read more

Koster to offer insights on workplace investigations

Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse specialist Denise Koster will review best practices for conducting thorough, unbiased and comprehensive workplace investigations in an upcoming webinar sponsored by Advantage Ontario. Read more