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:
Once again Heuristica is pleased to sponsor the Laskin, Canada’s only annual national bilingual moot court competition.
The Laskin provides a unique opportunity for law students, judges, law professors and practitioners from across Canada to meet and debate problems of current importance in the law.
Every year, the Laskin has featured a problem that is concerned with issues of national interest and social importance. Subjects addressed in past years include discrimination against women, the rights of First Nations peoples, language rights, globalisation, freedom of expression, and the legal implications of cutting-edge technology.
The competition’s goals are to foster a better and deeper understanding of the law and to support and encourage legal education and bilingualism while at the same time promoting in the legal community a spirit of cooperation and understanding that transcends linguistic and provincial boundaries.… Read More
Parker says “On the 16th floor of Selkirk House, an etched sign on a door announces the opening of Heuristica Discovery Counsel LLP, a company founded in Toronto to accelerate the use of digital technologies in the practise of law, focusing on the application of litigation software.
CEO Crystal O’Donnell and COO Brian Pel have been spending a lot of their time here organizing the space and hiring local staff. … Read More