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Critical illness vs. disability insurance

There are significant differences between critical illness insurance and disability insurance, but both can provide substantial financial protection for lawyers and their firms, says  Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for  CBIA/Lawyers Financial . Read more

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What colour is my unicorn?

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Investigators at MKD go the 'extra mile' for lawyers

Lawyers having difficulty serving parties in civil matters often need experienced investigators to do the job, says Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc . Read more

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County of Carleton law library transformation offers lawyers modern facility

Most people have the same reaction when they step into County of Carleton Law Association 's (CCLA) newly renovated law library in Ottawa. Read more

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Top 10 tips for estate executors: Dahary

The position of estate executor is fraught with pitfalls, particularly for a person doing the job for the first time, says  Avi Dahary , founder of  AccounTrust. Read more

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DivorceMate hosts information session on new Cloud product

DivorceMate Software Inc.  will host a free information session in September on its new Cloud product line, says Canadian legal software supplier  Michael Perlman . Read more

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Analysis can turn bits of video into an airtight criminal conviction

A tattoo, a goatee, a case of beer and a missed train — these disparate items caught on various video cameras led police to a brutal rapist and to his subsequent conviction, illustrating the growing importance of routine security surveillance in Canada’s criminal justice system, says Hamilton forensic video analyst Michael Plaxton . Read more

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DivorceMate updates forms to reflect Family Law Rules amendments

DivorceMate Software Inc.  updated its Forms products in Ontario to incorporate amendments to the province’s  Family Law Rules , O. Reg. 114/99 , says the company’s consultant  Christine Montgomery . Read more

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Cutting edge eDiscovery tools by Epiq saves law firm time, money

Cutting-edge eDiscovery tools can save an astonishing amount of time and money for law firms and their clients, says Jason Bell-Masterson, manager at the Toronto branch of the legal technology company  Epiq . Read more

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Strigberger focuses on the lighter side of travel

Holidays and travel are a goldmine for comedy, legal humourist and author Marcel Strigberger tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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Prioritization, accountability keys to achieving goals

In order to make change happen in your life — whether it’s a big or small objective — you need to prioritize your goal and be held accountable to it, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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Call centre connects with younger demographic

Reaching out to millennials through their preferred forms of communication is key in developing relationships with a younger client base, says Tom Ball, director of sales and marketing with  Alert Communications . Read more

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Employers reap rewards of Ryerson LPP's work-ready candidates

The work placement portion of Ryerson University’s  Law Practice Program (LPP) gives employers access to a group of work-ready candidates eager to make an impression, says  André Bacchus , the program’s assistant director. Read more

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Toronto Lawyers Association welcomes more input with new AG

A meeting with Ontario’s new Attorney General Caroline Mulroney, early in her term has leaders of the Toronto Lawyers Association confident the new government will listen to concerns of the legal profession more than the previous administration did, says TLA vice-president Margaret Waddell . Read more

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Five tips for choosing a legal answering service

By Tom Ball As a legal professional, you know firsthand  how challenging  it can be to create any kind of a work-life balance. Read more

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Outsource estates financials, advises accountant

Unbiased estate and trust accounting for large estates, or those being disputed, should be handled by independent accountants rather than within law firms that don’t have an estate accounting and tax unit, says  Avi Dahary , founder of  AccounTrust. Read more

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TheJudge expands litigation insurance funding options

TheJudge Global ’s arrival in Canada has transformed the local capacity for commercial litigation insurance, says Katie Armstrong , the firm’s director of international development. Read more

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Bail monitoring goes high-tech with voice verification

Voice verification, used in conjunction with GPS monitoring, is proving to be an effective way to monitor compliance of people with bail conditions prohibiting them from leaving home without a surety, says Steve Tan, partner with Recovery Science Corporation (RSC). Read more

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Transcript donation preserves landmark trial record for future generations

The transcript of a landmark trial centred around a 19 th -century treaty will soon be available publicly following a donation by  Neesons Court Reporting to the Laurentian University Library. Read more

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Let’s play ball – assume the position

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