Heuristica Sponsors Family for the Holidays

Heuristica Sponsors Family for the Holidays

Heuristica is pleased to sponsor a family this holiday season.   Through Holiday Helpers the firm was able to sponsor a family of six … parents with four kids ranging from 18 months to 13 years old.   The firm’s CEO, Crystal O’Donnell, and Office Manager, Annalee O’Donnell, took it upon themselves to shop for gifts for the entire family.  Pictured is Annalee taking stock of the gifts the firm purchased for the family.   Holiday Helpers is a registered charity whose mission is to provide a one-time personalized Christmas package to low income families with young children who are trying

Crystal O’Donnell Recognized again as a Leading e-Discovery Lawyer

Crystal O’Donnell Recognized again as a Leading e-Discovery Lawyer

We are proud to congratulate Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder, CEO and Senior Counsel, for once again being recognized as a leading e-Discovery lawyer by International Who’s Who Legal.   Crystal is one of just 15 lawyers in Canada and 49 in the USA recognized as leaders in Litigation (e-Discovery).  Heuristica Discovery Counsel LLP also is listed as one of just 51 leading e-Discovery firms in Canada and the USA.   Who’s Who Legal has identified the leading private practice lawyers from countries around the world in multiple areas of law since 1996.   Their findings are based upon comprehensive, independent research

“The dos and don’ts of predictive coding” – AdvocateDaily.com

“The dos and don’ts of predictive coding” – AdvocateDaily.com

Predictive coding can be a cheaper, faster and better way to get through large volumes of data quickly in order to meet production obligations, but it’s important to know the dos and don’ts before starting a project, says Candice Chan-Glasgow, director of legal review services with Toronto-based Heuristica Discovery Counsel.   Chan-Glasgow, who advises clients on how to use technology to minimize the cost of document review, says predictive coding is the process of having computer software classify documents.  It uses machine learning along with user input and coding decisions and applies these classifications to a larger dataset.   “Document review tends to

O’Donnell speaks at Ontario e-Discovery Institute

O’Donnell speaks at Ontario e-Discovery Institute

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Chief Executive Officer and Senior Counsel, spoke at the e-Discovery Institute 2018 at The Advocates’ Society Education Centre in downtown Toronto earlier this week.   Now in its 8th year, this highly anticipated full day program provides attendees with the practical information and insights they need to effectively manage electronically stored information in all types of cases.  Attendees:   Heard from the experts about how to efficiently manage all phases of the e-Discovery process, managing electronic data from discovery through to trial. Attended demonstrations of the latest e-Discovery technology. Learned how to help their clients protect against and respond