Heuristica Teaches Law Clerk eDiscovery Fellowship Course

Heuristica Teaches Law Clerk eDiscovery Fellowship Course

Several members from the firm will once again teach The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) 2018 eDiscovery Advanced Theory and Practices for Litigation Support Fellowship Course.   The  eDiscovery Fellowship Course is designed for litigation support professionals and law clerks and explores the legal and practical principles of electronic discovery in a legal practice context.   Using the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and the Sedona Canada Principles, participants will discuss the issues and tasks underlying each phase of the process.  With an emphasis on proportionality and defensibility at every stage, practical information will be covered, including cooperative

Heuristica Speaks to Independent Counsel Network in Calgary

Heuristica Speaks to Independent Counsel Network in Calgary

Heuristica is pleased to speak at the Independent Counsel Network meeting this week in Calgary.   Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Founder, will present a session entitled “Successfully Managing eDiscovery:  What Corporate Counsel Really Need to Know“.   Management of electronically stored information (“ESI”) for use in litigation is increasingly important.  Crystal’s presentation will provide corporate counsel with an appreciation of what is involved in successfully managing eDiscovery in a cost-effective manner.   Topics covered include general eDiscovery principles and obligations, choosing eDiscovery review platforms, review counsel and appropriate review methodologies, how to preserve relevant ESI, engage in defensible document collection practices

Wendy Cole joins Heuristica Discovery Counsel

Wendy Cole joins Heuristica Discovery Counsel

TORONTO – February 13, 2018 – Heuristica Discovery Counsel is pleased to announce that Wendy Cole has joined the firm as Director, Project Management and will supervise many of the firm’s large scale legal document review projects.   Wendy is a lawyer and long-time legal technology enthusiast.  She says that “very early on in her civil litigation career, she gravitated towards finding ways to leverage technology to improve legal practice generally, and the civil discovery process in particular”.   Wendy is excited to return to practice at Heuristica after spending several years in the legal technology industry.  Wendy managed and

“Hybrid legal technology approach cuts eDiscovery costs” – AdvocateDaily.com

“Hybrid legal technology approach cuts eDiscovery costs” – AdvocateDaily.com

Toronto-based Heuristica Discovery Counsel combines the legal and technical aspects of eDiscovery that results in more efficient and less expensive document review, says Candice Chan-Glasgow, the firm’s director of legal review services.    Chan-Glasgow says Heuristica is Canada’s only independent law firm providing eDiscovery services across the country and its unique hybrid legal technology team makes it stand out from other providers.   “The traditional approach to eDiscovery has been to keep the legal and technical functions separate,” the Toronto eDiscovery lawyer tells AdvocateDaily.com.   “Typically the legal team would tell the technology team what terms to search for and the technology team would do what

Redacting Non-Relevant Information

Redacting Non-Relevant Information

Candice Chan-Glasgow Director, Document Review Services January 29, 2018   Earlier this month, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice reviewed the general principles applicable to the redaction of relevant documents.  In Qaddoura et al. v. Walkom et al., 2018 ONSC 20, the defendants brought a motion to compel the plaintiff to answer undertakings and refusals given at her continued examination for discovery.   The plaintiff’s claim related to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident and involved a significant claim with respect to loss of income and future care costs.  The plaintiff undertook to provide the defendants with updated records