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McLeish Orlando charity concert raises $21,000 for Holland Bloorview

As part of McLeish Orlando’s annual holiday giving, the firm recently hosted a charity benefit concert featuring pop singer Johnny Orlando, Toronto critical injury lawyer ... Read more

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Minimum wage negatively impacts those with special needs: Pope

The province should adopt special provisions exempting employers from paying the minimum wage to workers with special needs, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning ... Read more

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Alternatives to family law litigation: Mediation

In the first instalment of a two-part series on litigation alternatives, Toronto family lawyer and mediator Herschel Fogelman discusses mediation. Parties who take a ... Read more

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Tips for managing your online reputation

Negative comments or social media posts can have a significant impact on a person’s career path, and understanding how to protect yourself is critical, Toronto employment ... Read more

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Job candidates want to know what sets a law firm apart

When law firms are looking to hire top talent, it can be as much a sales exercise as it is a recruitment process, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer tells ... Read more

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FOLA launches LSO bencher election website

Solicitors should consider running in the Law Society of Ontario’s upcoming bencher elections, says Michael Winward, chair of The Federation of Ontario Law ... Read more

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Courts moving toward test for social media production in PI cases

A recent decision shows that courts are moving toward articulating a test for social media production in personal injury matters, but there still isn’t much consistency when ... Read more

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TLA intervenes in appeal over Superior Court wills decision

The Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) is looking forward to an appeal decision that will provide clarity for the Ontario bar and the association's hundreds of members who ... Read more

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Top risk factors for potential workplace violence

Canadian employers don’t take threat assessment seriously enough, Toronto workplace violence consultant  Denise Koster  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Koster, ... Read more

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Second or third trials an exhausting ordeal for all

Taking on a second or even third trial is emotionally exhausting for clients, witnesses and counsel — but if the stakes are high, it’s a challenge they must accept, ... Read more

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Gaining confidence as a lawyer a three-step cycle: Dewhirst

One of the most valuable attributes a lawyer can have is confidence — but most do not know how to build or protect it, Toronto health lawyer and coach Kate ... Read more

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Understanding termination and severance packages

Compensation packages are not meant as an entitlement for years of service once a job ends, but rather as financial protection until replacement work can be secured, says ... Read more

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Data security for law firms part 2

In the final instalment of a two-part series,  Korbitec president Alan Bass explores  how the company’s marquee software product —   ... Read more

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Power to demand breath samples strips civil liberties: Neuberger

Giving police the power to demand a mandatory breath sample from any driver they lawfully stop is an “unnecessary” erosion of civil liberties that will clog the ... Read more

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New decision offers hope to multiple will holders

Multiple will holders have new hope that their testamentary documents will be upheld after a Superior Court judge went against a colleague’s decision by granting a ... Read more

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Court rules objection to trustee accounts not statute-barred

Executors should make sure beneficiaries are fully informed before taking compensation from the estate according to a recent decision, Toronto corporate lawyer  Marlin Horst ... Read more

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Regulatory bodies’ role in policing professional designations

When medical practitioners tout false or misleading information about their professional designations, it puts the public at risk, Burlington health lawyer  Cathi ... Read more

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Lawyers should confer to plan for efficient, proportionate discovery

A recent Ontario Superior Court decision is a helpful reminder to lawyers that they should be engaging in effective discovery planning, Toronto insurance defence lawyer ... Read more

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Term psychopath 'morality masquerading as science': Fennel

It’s time we stop dehumanizing offenders by designating them psychopaths, a label based on uncertain science, says Toronto criminal lawyer John Fennel . “I ... Read more

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Free expression outweighs reputation protection: Winkler

A former member of Parliament’s unsuccessful defamation case against a major B.C. newspaper underscores a recent trend by the courts to balance interests more towards ... Read more

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