The 18th Annual Spring Symposium is the premier continuing professional development and networking event for civil litigators. The practical program features the latest developments, strategies, tools and tips for success in a litigator’s practice.
This year’s topics include:
The Year in Review: Key Cases in 2018
Fireside Chat with The Honourable Eleanore A. Cronk
Electronic Trial Advocacy
Keynote Presentation from Andrew J. Savage, Savage Law Firm
Demonstration & Discussion: What Category of Expert is Your Opponent Calling and Why Does it Matter
Reflections on Advocacy with Linda Rothstein
A Question of Advocacy: Handling Questions from the Bench
Evidentiary Issues: What Every Advocate Needs to Know
The symposium will be held in downtown Toronto at the The Carlu from 9:00 to 4:00 on Wednesday, April 24th. … Read More
Over 200 will attend the “Sold Out” OBA Annual Awards Gala in the Crystal Ballroom at the Omni King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto on April 17th to celebrate the achievements of some of Ontario’s brightest legal stars.
Outstanding members of the profession who have made exceptional contributions to the practice of law in Ontario and to the Ontario Bar Association will be presented with the following awards:
OBA President’s Award:
James Douglas, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Honourable Patricia C. Hennessy, Superior Court of Justice
The symposium is a unique networking conference designed solely for female litigators. Attendees will receive candid advice and practical strategies for the life and practice of a litigator. Panel discussions, round-table mentoring sessions and a post-conference cocktail reception will get attendees connected with colleagues and build support systems.
Conquering the Next Challenge: Lessons Learned from Taking Chances
Overcoming Unconscious Gender Bias
Mentoring Roundtable Discussion: The Importance of Mentorship
Keynote Address: Redefining Success by The Honourable Madam Justice Marina S.
2018 was a huge success for the firm and to keep pace with client expectations and growth we have been busy with …
Getting more space …
We outgrew our old space so in October we moved into larger, more modern offices on Bay Street. The new space can accommodate more and larger review teams, client meeting and work spaces, and is enabled with enhanced technology rooms with state-of-the-art security. Our new address is:
Even after de-duplication and some initial culling, it’s not unusual to still be faced with a significant number of electronic records in a given litigation matter.
Tools that help lawyers to “make sense” of a plethora of data and that assist in identifying key records are thus increasingly crucial to efficient and effective eDiscovery. Fortunately, it’s possible to organize your electronic data into smaller buckets of conceptually similar documents. One of the analytic tools that makes this possible is called “concept clustering”.… Read More