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In law firms, document automation is no longer an option

Document automation technology will never replace lawyers but the changes that software s... Read more

Federation of Ontario Law Associations elects Jaye Hooper as chair

Kanata — May 16, 2017 — Ottawa lawyer and past president of the County of Carleton Law Association, Jaye Hooper, has been elected as the new chair of the Federation of Ontario Law Associations at its bi-annual meeting May 10 – 12 in Kanata, Ont. Read more

CBIA and CBA Financial join forces as Lawyers Financial

Buying insurance and making investments will become easier for Canadian lawyers with the launch of Lawyers Financial, says Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for the Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA). Read more

Lawyers need clarity on tax changes affecting real estate transactions

A package of provincial policy measures designed to cool the Greater Golden Horseshoe housing market raises serious issues for real estate lawyers and must be clarified immediately “to avoid chaos and unintended consequences,” says Eldon Horner, past-chairman of the Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA). Read more

Seven 'aha' marketing moments for lawyers and law firms

By Jana Schilder 1. Are you a B2C law firm or a B2B law firm? Read more

The expert 'consensus report' a useful tool: Ford

There’s nothing wrong with the use of “consensus reports” in personal injury matters as long as they contain accurate information, says Toronto orthopedic spine and trauma surgeon Dr. Michael Ford. Read more

How to stop an accident from wrecking your credit

Being injured in an accident can often lead to devastating financial consequences so it’s important to take appropriate steps early to avoid credit damage and even bankruptcy, says Easy Legal Finance Inc. president and CEO Larry Herscu . Read more

BICO Risk Management Inc. launches personal injury litigation product

Just weeks after BICO Risk Management Inc. , formerly BridgePoint Indemnity Company Inc., announced its new legal expense insurance product, BICO Legal Cost Protection ™ , the market has provided “overwhelming” support, says company chairman and CEO John Rossos . Read more

MKD provides litigation assistance to law firms of all types

MKD International Inc. provides a broad range of litigation support to lawyers, gathering unbiased and court-defensible information that can be used as evidence, says its founding partner and managing director Jim Downs. Read more

DivorceMate's arrival 30 years ago made support calculations faster

When DivorceMate Software Inc. founder Mark Harris created the family law software at his dining room table in 1987, there was no Internet and most lawyers didn’t even own a computer. Read more

Lawyers Financial is new brand of CBIA, providing insurance and investment products for busy lawyers

TORONTO – April 25, 2017 – Lawyers Financial is the simplified and updated go-to-market brand for high quality insurance and investment products, created specifically for the needs of lawyers, their families, and law firm staff across Canada. Lawyers Financial is a trade mark of The Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA). Read more

Blaming lawyers for 'broken' family law system is misplaced: FOLA

Ontario’s family law system is expensive, under-resourced and in need of some change, but it is critical to keep lawyers at the centre of the process to ensure effective solutions for individuals in emotionally charged conflicts, says Michael Ras, executive director of the Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA). Read more

The hidden impact of the Canadian real estate bubble

The real estate bubble is compounding financial difficulties for many Canadians and sometimes they are forced to choose between mortgage payments and medical treatments, says Easy Legal Finance Inc. president and CEO Larry Herscu. Read more

GPS monitoring is objective, around the clock

While a strong surety is a vital component in the community supervision of bail for most cases, defence counsel may present GPS monitoring at an expected tough bail hearing to bolster the plan of release, says Steve Tan, partner with Recovery Science Corporation (RSC). Read more