Events/Releases

Natalie MacDonald named leading lawyer in ‘Women in Business Law’ guide

Toronto, ON — Natalie MacDonald , co-founder of the boutique employment law firm Rudner MacDonald LLP , has been selected as one of the leading labour and employment law practitioners in the world, according to the sixth edition of the Women in Business Law guide, published by Expert Guides: The World’s Leading Lawyers Chosen By Their Peers. Read more

Ticker to co-chair Advising the Elderly Client program

T oronto-area estate litigator Charles Ticker will co-chair an upcoming Osgoode Professional Development program, designed specifically for those who provide legal advice to elderly clients. Read more

Popovic-Montag to discuss will challenges at Osgoode program

Toronto estates and trusts lawyer Suzana Popovic-Montag will be among the faculty of expert speakers at this year’s ‘Advising the Elderly Client: The 2016 Practical Guide for Legal Professionals’ program, presented by Osgoode Professional Development. Read more

Woodyard to speak at Law Society taxation program

Toronto tax litigator Adrienne Woodyard will share her insights on advising clients with tax compliance problems at the upcoming ‘Taxation for General Practitioners 2016’ program, presented by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Read more

Six McLeish Orlando lawyers named to Best Lawyers in Canada list

We are pleased to announce that six lawyers from McLeish Orlando have been included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Best Lawyers® is a peer-reviewed publication that is well renowned and respected in the legal community. Those included in this publication are chosen based on evaluations and reviews from other legal professionals in the community. Read more

Stuart Rudner receives Best Lawyers in Canada designation

TORONTO (Aug. 10, 2016) - Stuart Rudner , co-founder of the leading boutique employment law firm Rudner MacDonald LLP , has once again been selected by his peers for inclusion in the prestigious 11 th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Read more

Hull, Popovic-Montag to speak at Probate Essentials program

Toronto estates and trusts lawyers Ian Hull and Suzana Popovic-Montag will share their insights into some of the complications that can arise during the probate application process with attendees at an upcoming Law Society of Upper Canada program. Read more

McLeish Orlando LLP co-presenting Back to School conference

McLeish Orlando LLP , as a member of PIA Law, is set to co-host the annual Back to School conference this fall, presented in collaboration with the Ontario Brain Injury Association. Read more

OJEN offers Summer Law Institute for teachers

The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hosting its annual Summer Law Institute for teachers this month, which provides educators with the chance to connect with justice sector professionals, says Toronto business lawyer Inga Andriessen , chair of the OJEN Halton Committee. Read more

DivorceMate to attend National Family Law Program

DivorceMate Software Inc. will be attending the National Family Law Program in St. John’s, N.L. this month, says company president Michael Perlman . Read more

Why it’s a bad idea to be your own lawyer in divorce court

Not hiring a lawyer and representing yourself in divorce court doesn’t save money, Toronto divorce lawyer Andrew Feldstein says in a white paper — The good, the bad and the ugly of self-representation — he’s just published about self-represented litigants (SRLs). Huffington Post Newstalk 1010 Read more

Gelman & Associates wins Consumer Choice Award

Gelman & Associates , a family law firm owned by Lisa Gelman , has been named the winner of the 2016 Consumer Choice Award (CCA) for the Greater Toronto Area in the category of Family Law. Read more

Deliscar leads webinar on official document authentication

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a webinar course called The Authentication of Official Documents on June 30, in association with ProZ.com. Read more

Neeson to present at Advocates' Society Electronic Trials event

Kim Neeson , founder and president of Neesons Court Reporting , will be a member of the faculty at the upcoming ‘Electronic Trials’ program, hosted by The Advocates’ Society. Read more

Ticker to discuss estate disputes at CLE program

Toronto-area estate litigator Charles Ticker will speak at an upcoming Continuing Legal Education session for lawyers and accountants, hosted by B’nai Brith Canada. Read more

Deliscar offers webinars on language of legal correspondence, contracts

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a two-part live webinar series for linguists in June on the language of legal correspondence and contracts, in association with ProZ.com. Read more

Webinars outline basics of appointing estate trustee, first family law trial

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is presenting two live webinars in June via ezCPD.ca, aimed at walking legal practitioners through an application for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee with or without a will, and a first family law trial. Read more

Toronto gig to support CMHA Ride Don't Hide event

Toronto-area estate litigator Charles Ticker and his rock band, The Faded Genes , will perform at an upcoming charity gig in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) Ride Don’t Hide initiative. Read more

Halton County Law Association to host charity golf event

On June 9, the Halton County Law Association (HCLA) will host its annual charity golf tournament in Burlington, in support of The Darling Home for Kids, says Toronto business lawyer and HCLA treasurer, Inga Andriessen. Read more