Heuristica Sponsors ILCO 50th Anniversary Celebration

Heuristica Sponsors ILCO 50th Anniversary Celebration

Heuristica is pleased to sponsor The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) 50th Anniversary Celebration.

 

The members-only event will be held in Toronto at the King Edward Hotel on April 26th, 2018.

 

ILCO supports the highest professional standards by providing opportunities to innovate, share ideas and knowledge of best practices.  It’s mandate is to provide and promote general and legal education to its members for the purpose of increasing their knowledge, efficiency and professional ability.

 

Heuristica is pleased to have been associated with ILCO for many years by teaching it’s eDiscovery Advanced Theory & Practices for Litigation Support Fellowship Course and sponsoring it’s Annual Conference and other events.… Read More

Insights & Ideas Blog Selected for Inclusion in LawBlogs.ca

Insights & Ideas Blog Selected for Inclusion in LawBlogs.ca

We are pleased that our Insights & Ideas blog has been selected for inclusion in LawBlogs.ca.

 

Lawblogs.ca is the home of the Canadian Law Blogs list which is an open directory of Canadian blogging lawyers, law librarians, marketers, IT professionals and paralegals.

 

Blogs included in the Canadian Law Blogs list are reviewed and must meet the criteria below before they are included in the directory.

 

  • The blog should have posts for the past 3 consecutive months
  • Ideally, there should be at least one or two posts per month
  • Blog authors should be Canadian and should be readily identifiable as a lawyer or other member of the legal community, and include contact information
  • Blogs should be blogs, not just law firm newsletters
  • Blogs must offer value, and be of interest, to the legal community

The site can be browsed by practice area, by province, by industry topic, or the latest blog additions. … Read More

“Practical teaching of eDiscovery lacking in Canadian law schools” – AdvocateDaily.com

“Practical teaching of eDiscovery lacking in Canadian law schools” – AdvocateDaily.com

Programs to teach law students, bar admission candidates and practising lawyers about electronic discovery are sorely lacking in Canada — and there seems to be little desire to fix the problem, Toronto eDiscovery lawyer Crystal O’Donnell tells AdvocateDaily.com.

 

“One of the issues facing the legal profession generally is the lack of practical teaching in law schools.  With the increasing importance of the merging of law and technology, this education becomes critical, and there are no other real avenues for lawyers to understand and learn about electronic discovery,” says O’Donnell, founder and CEO of Heuristica Discovery Counsel.

 

“At present there are relatively few counsel who have the required skills to appropriately deal with electronic evidence in a way that is defensible, proportionate and cost-effective”.… Read More

Heuristica Sponsors the Laskin Moot Court Competition

Heuristica Sponsors the Laskin Moot Court Competition

Heuristica is pleased to sponsor the Laskin, Canada’s only annual national bilingual moot court competition in Canadian administrative and constitutional law.

 

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.  Its 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.

 

The competition is administered by a committee of volunteer judges and lawyers, and is hosted by a different Canadian law school each year. … Read More

Heuristica Speaks to The Association of General Counsel of Alberta

Heuristica Speaks to The Association of General Counsel of Alberta

Heuristica is pleased to speak at the monthly meeting of The Association of General Counsel of Alberta (AGCA) in Calgary.

 

The AGCA was formed as a society under the Societies Act (Alberta) in 1986 to provide a networking vehicle for general counsel and to provide a forum to discuss and learn about issues of interest to the group.

 

This month’s meeting is entitled “Two Innovative Ways to Control Litigation Cost and Risk:  Using Litigation Funding and Efficient eDiscovery Techniques“.

 

Efficient analysis of burgeoning electronically stored information (ESI) for use in litigation is increasingly critical to manage the cost and risk of a proceeding. … Read More