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TLA to host an evening with author Norman Bacal

On May 3, the Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) will host an evening with Norman Bacal, author of Breakdown – The inside story of the rise and fall of Heenan Blaikie , ... Read more

Workplace fraud a growing problem: Downs

Occupational fraud — sometimes called internal fraud — is a growing problem for businesses of all sizes, and the best way to reduce risk is to create proper management controls to account for inventory, cash and other assets, says Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

Neesons opens cutting edge office in heart of Toronto

Building on 20 years serving the justice community, Neesons Court Reporting has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Toronto’s financial and legal services district. Read more

Spring training for DivorceMate to kick off

DivorceMate Software Inc. is holding training sessions across Ontario to showcase how to optimize their child and spousal-support software, says company president Michael Perlman. Read more

Adapting to audience critical when seeking to persuade

Many people are so concerned with getting their point across that they fail to adapt to their audience — and as Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for the Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA) tells The Lawyers Weekly , this is the key to being persuasive. Read more

Captioning for post-production

By Kim Neeson . Captioning for the hearing loss community is delivered in many formats, including streaming via the Internet (remote captioning), onsite captioning (at meetings, events, etc.) and broadcast captioning (television). But what about all those old movies, videos and visual recordings that happened way before captioning was even a thing? Read more

Mortgage insurance versus term life insurance from CBIA

Lawyers looking to insure the investment in their homes may find life insurance a cheaper and more flexible option than the more traditional mortgage insurance, says Dawn Marchand , the vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for the Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA). Read more

Business continuity plans a must for law firms

A business contingency plan is critical for every law firm in case something should happen that disrupts the office in some way, says Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer. Read more

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

By Avi Dahary . Taking inventory of estate assets Read more

Medical experts and the importance of being impartial

With growing scrutiny on expert witnesses, it’s important for medical specialists who prepare reports and testify before the courts in personal injury cases to adhere to evidence-based thinking and objectivity, says Toronto orthopedic spine and trauma surgeon Dr. Michael Ford. Read more

TLA presents its 2017 award recipients

The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) has recognized two lawyers for their contributions to the profession at its 17th Annual TLA Awards Reception, says the organization’s executive director Joan Rataic-Lang. Read more

Technology solutions for lawyers: part one

From manual shorthand machines and carbon paper transcripts to remote streaming, realtime captioning and electronic exhibits, technology has brought big changes to the creation of the court “record” and the way it’s made available, says Kim Neeson , president of Neesons Court Reporting . Read more

The rules of engagement around surveillance

With the use of electronic surveillance on the rise, it's important that business owners understand the rules of engagement for both video and audio, says Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

DivorceMate updates child and spousal support calculator

Updates to DivorceMate Software Inc. 's Tools One Program will impact the calculations for child and spousal support, says Michael Perlman , president of the Canadian legal software supplier for family law. Read more