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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 12:14 PM

The Headhunter: Understanding associate attrition, and what to do about it | Warren Smith

I was recently speaking with the managing partner for one of the major firms in our market on some recent attrition challenges the firm was working through, which inevitably led to the question of what constitutes “normal” attrition for a law firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 11:08 AM

Napping on the job is good for business

Google Inc., has found a restful way to boost productivity, creativity and performance: let employees sleep on the job. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 3:27 PM

Legal entities among best employers in Toronto

Two law firms and one legal organization made the list of the Greater Toronto Area’s Top 100 Employers. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 11:38 AM

'Statement of principles' requirements latest attack on free expression | Sam Goldstein

When the revolution comes, Shakespeare predicted, it would be us, the lawyers who would be the first people up against the wall. The only thing is the revolution is already taking place and it is we, the lawyers, who are leading it. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 8:53 AM

Hi Tech: Evaluating ethical technology use by outside firms | Luigi Benetton

Automakers vet suppliers exhaustively. One faulty part in a vehicle can cost the automaker dearly, and not just in cash. This need to vet applies to any vendor relationships, including those between companies and law firms. Outside legal help functions as an extension of in-house legal departments. In-house lawyers need reassurance that outside lawyers perform to the same ethical standards. ... [read more]

Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 1:57 PM

Smart contracts merely an evolution, not a revolution Blockchain

While blockchain technology and smart contracts seem to be on the cutting edge of the legal world, threatening to disrupt everything, in many ways they’re nothing more than high-tech extensions of concepts and practices that lawyers deal with every day. ... [read more]

Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 9:35 AM

Pro Bono Ontario offers free legal advice over phone Pro Bono Ontario Hotline

After being in a soft-launch mode for 10 weeks, Pro Bono Ontario has officially launched its Free Legal Advice Hotline. ... [read more]

Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 2:46 PM

A look into the future of blockchain litigation

Blockchain litigation is going to go on the upswing. ... [read more]

Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 8:44 AM

Judges urge changes to speed up discovery process, adopt technology Fred_Myers_and_Andrew_Peck

Judges on both sides of the Canada-United States border want to see more efficient discovery processes and more use of predictive coding/technology assisted review (TAR). ... [read more]

Thursday, November 23, 2017 @ 2:34 PM

Experts serve up primer on technology assisted review Constantine Pappas and Maura Grossman and Andrew Peck

If you’re not already using technology assisted review (TAR), now is the time to start learning about it. ... [read more]