Advances in technology enable parties to conduct discovery without relying on traditional linear or ‘eyes-on’ review models. Crystal will discuss best practices and emerging case law for implementing technology to successfully manage ediscovery in a defensible, proportionate and cost-effective manner. … Read More
Heuristica is Canada’s only independent law firm providing eDiscovery service across the country, and Chan-Glasgow tells AdvocateDaily.com that its hybrid legal technology team is another way the company stands out.
“It’s no longer defensible to rely exclusively on keyword searches,” she says. “Back when that was all the software could do, it was fine. But now that it’s capable of so much more, you’re going to miss relevant documents if keyword search is all you’re doing.”
In one recent case, Chan-Glasgow demonstrated her point to a client by comparing an apparently exhaustive keyword list drawn up by counsel in litigation with the list of relevant documents that were ultimately identified with the help of Heuristica’s iterative review process.… Read More
We are pleased to announce that Crystal O’Donnell, CEO and Senior Counsel, and Brian Pel, COO and Senior Counsel, both were admitted to the bar of the Law Society of Alberta today in a ceremony by Justice Willie deWit at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta in Calgary.
ACFI is a Canadian non-profit accrediting organization responsible for administering the Certified Forensic Investigators’ programme in Canada. It provides services such as seminars, conferences, specialized training, networking, e-newsletters, as well as a web site with articles and educational tools to assist members and others with understanding and dealing with fraud and its related issues. Essentially the Association provides a meeting place where CFI practitioners, who are engaged in law enforcement, forensic and investigative accounting, law, auditing and other related fields, can meet with each other as well as others to discuss fraud related issues.… Read More