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Technology innovation essential for attracting top talent

While the increased use of technological innovations is seen as a way for law firms to be more efficient, it is also a necessary element to recruit and retain young talent, says Korbitec Inc. president Alan Bass. Read more

What you need to know about travel insurance

There’s more to travel insurance than meets the eye, says Dawn Marchand , the vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for the Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA). Read more

MKD guides companies to set internal safety plans

Companies require internal security controls to protect against possible wrongdoing by employees or external sources, says Jim Downs, founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

Medical malpractice cases and the experts who provide evidence

Experts retained to provide opinion evidence in medical malpractice cases need to be true experts who have a breadth of clinical experience dealing with the procedure in question, says Toronto orthopedic spine and trauma surgeon Dr. Michael Ford. Read more

RSC monitoring removes unknowns around drug and alcohol use

The complex issues that alcohol use creates in family and criminal cases can be simplified with the right form of monitoring, says Steve Tan, partner with Recovery Science Corporation (RSC). Read more

Tax law changes will impact lawyers' billing

Proposed changes to Canada's tax law mean lawyers will no longer be able to defer income on unbilled work, says Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer. Read more

Hiring your own court reporter

Litigants who hire an expert, technologically savvy court reporter to work on their trials will enjoy an increase in convenience, accuracy and efficiency, says Kim Neeson, founder and president of Neesons , a leading Toronto court reporting company. Read more

FOLA calls for changes around all-inclusive real estate quotes

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is calling for changes around "all-inclusive" fee quotes in real estate transactions and how they are advertised. Read more

The seven things prospects really want to know before they hire a lawyer

By Jana Schilder “I don’t know you. I don’t know your law firm. I don’t know your law firm’s services. I don’t know what your law firm stands for. I don’t know your law firm’s clients. I don’t know your law firm’s record. I don’t know your law firm’s reputation. Now, what was it you wanted to sell me?”* Read more

Asset misappropriation by employees and the need for protection

Asset misappropriation of electronic data and propriety information by employees is on the rise and businesses have to protect themselves, says Jim Downs, founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

Building a law firm so associates manage themselves

Cultivating a work environment where associates manage themselves allows a law firm to thrive, says Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer. Read more

Neesons sponsoring Legal Tech Hackathon

From June 2-4, Neesons Court Reporting is co-hosting the Legal Tech Hackathon in downtown Toronto, bringing together individuals from a technology background with stakeholders from the legal profession. Read more

Technology solutions for lawyers: part two

An increasing number of lawyers are seeing firsthand that electronic exhibits offer significant cost savings and convenience, says Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

FOLA endorses standardized real estate closing documents

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) has endorsed a set of standardized closing documents for residential real estate transactions to improve efficiency and accuracy across the province. Read more

Why cashing in your RRSPs is never a good idea

Dipping into your RRSPs before retirement is one of the worst financial mistakes a person can make — even after an accident leaves you unable to work, says Easy Legal Finance Inc. p resident and CEO Larry Herscu . Read more