Heuristica opens Western Canada office in Calgary … Calgary Herald writes article.

Heuristica opens Western Canada office in Calgary … Calgary Herald writes article.

We are very excited to open our Western Canada office in Calgary.

 

CEO, Founder and Senior Counsel, Crystal O’Donnell, and COO and Senior Counsel, Brian Pel, are interviewed by David Parker for an article in today’s Calgary Herald.

 

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

O’Donnell Speaks at CBA Alberta Civil Litigation Section Meeting

O’Donnell Speaks at CBA Alberta Civil Litigation Section Meeting

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Senior Counsel, was pleased to speak at the CBA Alberta Civil Litigation Section (South) meeting in Calgary on December 12th, 2018.

 

Crystal joined Adrienne Wong, Associate, and Jordan Milne, Partner, both of Rose LLP and Deanna Steblyk, Senior Special Counsel to the Vice Chairs of the Alberta Securities Commission, and presented “Disclosure Obligations and their Implications in Securities Enforcement Context” from the perspective of regulators, respondents and third party discovery and evidence management firms.

 

For more information including how to obtain a copy of their presentation please visit the CBA Alberta Branch web site.… Read More

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 to improve their circumstances. … Read More

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 and they pride themselves on their rigorous and independent research process. … Read More

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 to cyber hacks.
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