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Tracking leads boosts client conversion

Tracking intake calls is a proven method of helping law firms convert more prospects into clients, says Tom Ball of Alert Communications .  Read more

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TLA urges provincial government to save Pro Bono Ontario

The provincial government must step in to save the vital cost-saving Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) program for self-represented litigants, Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) President Dirk Derstine , tells  AdvocateDaily.com .  Read more

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The position of executor: from cradle to grave – Part V

By Avi Dahary for AdvocateDaily.com Personal and Estate Income Tax Read more

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No matter is too small – the case for email threading

By Wendy Cole Consider for a moment the last time you had to review email messages for discovery or pay counsel to do so on your behalf. The endless toil of slogging through random fragments of email threads that appear to be in no particular order. After a while, it starts to feel like a terrible case of déjà vu. Haven’t I seen this email before? Why am I looking at this again and how did I code it when I saw it an hour ago? Did this part of the thread ... Read more

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Lotus-Law brings the benefits of mindfulness to lawyers

The lotus is an inspiring organism to Toronto-area family lawyer  Nicolle Kopping-Pavars . Read more

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Campion's TLA certificate teaches litigators to broaden their legal minds

In a time of increasing specialization in the legal profession, Toronto barrister John Campion wants civil litigators to think big.   Read more

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Effective communications in law firms can enhance client experience

Open communication not only establishes trust and confidence among team members, it also allows lawyers and legal staff to work together cohesively and enable better client service, says Catherine Moffitt , an associate at legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates . Read more

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Deliscar registers as a notary public with more consulates to assist Spanish and French-speaking clients

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is now registered as a lawyer and notary public with 26 Consulates for Spanish and French-speaking clients. Read more

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Bencher reform and the impact on regional representation

The Law Society of Ontario's (LSO) call to reduce the number of its benchers could adversely affect regional representation while adding to already-heavy committee workloads, says Jaye Hooper, chair of  The Federation of Ontario Law Associations   (FOLA).   Read more

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Custom suite of financing solutions adds value for PI clients

While litigation funding often adds value to a personal injury client’s file by making up for the shortfall when an insurer terminates benefits, one recent case shows that a number of financing arrangements can also be used together at a reasonable cost to tailor a comprehensive solution, says Dawn Simons, client relations manager at  CaseMark Financial . Read more

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Door open for recovery of interest on disbursement funding

Ontario personal injury lawyers should consider taking the cautious step of integrating interest recovery as part of their overall disbursement account at settlement — which may help reduce what has traditionally been an uphill battle with courts who have been resistant to the concept, says Amanda Bafaro , Chief Risk Officer of Toronto-based specialist litigation finance firm BridgePoint Financial Services Inc. Read more

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Navigating the litigation funding and insurance market: choosing a funder

In the final instalment of a two-part series of TheJudge Global’s guide to the litigation funding and insurance market, Katie Armstrong reviews the factors clients should take into consideration when choosing a litigation funding provider. Read more

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Cyber-hygiene tips help lawyers add value

Lawyers are in the perfect position to help their clients grasp some of the basics of cybersecurity, says  Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based  Hexigent Consulting. Read more

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Many options exist for lawyers looking to change career path

Lawyers looking for career options beyond law firms and sole practitioner life need to reflect, remain open-minded to new opportunities and think outside their comfort zone, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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Crucial to have full financial picture in the event of an accident

A new survey that reveals one in five working Canadians wouldn’t be able to come up with $2,000 for an emergency expense is alarming, but not surprising, Easy Legal Finance Inc. president and CEO Larry Herscu tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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International investigations key part of cross-border deals

International investigations can form part of a company’s due diligence in cross-border deals, says  Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director of  MKD International Inc.   Read more

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Empower workplace to report bullies: Koster

Long-term care facilities that want to reduce workplace bullying must empower bystanders to report bad behaviour, says Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse consultant  Denise Koster . Read more

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A delicate dance: marketing in the legal profession

Jaye Hooper, chair of  The Federation of Ontario Law Associations   (FOLA) tells  Law Times   she worries about the impact on the public’s perception when litigators advertise "free" services, noting that while initial consultations are often without charge, even contingency-fee arrangements can create economic exposure. Read more

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DivorceMate kicks off Western roadshow for new Cloud product

DivorceMate Software Inc.  will host free lunch and learn sessions and a training seminar in western Canada on its new Cloud product line, says Canadian legal software supplier  Michael Perlman . Read more

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Investigator unearths false claims of harassment

A woman’s claim of sexual harassment at the office seemed like a slam-dunk case until Toronto forensic accountant and investigator  Dave Oswald  discovered information that the employer hadn’t been able to unearth. Read more

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