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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Crystal O’Donnell Elected to Ontario Bar Association Council

Crystal O’Donnell Elected to Ontario Bar Association Council

We are pleased to congratulate Crystal O’Donnell, founder and CEO of Heuristica Discovery Counsel, on her recent election to the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Council.

 

The OBA is a branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), an organization of lawyers formed to provide support by the profession to the profession so that it may render better service to its members and the public.  The association provides lawyers with opportunities to become more efficient and effective, to further their professional education and to keep abreast of current developments within the profession, nationally and provincially.

 

Throughout their two-year term, Council members:

 

  • act as ambassadors and liaisons for the OBA within their region
  • identify issues and opportunities and provide advice to the Board on how to address them
  • elect the Board of Directors (the decision making body of the Association) each year
  • are expected to bring forward general and regional issues of importance to members and to the profession, including:
    • Identification of issues in the region (practice or professional) that would benefit from OBA advocacy
    • Issues related to the operation or administration of the judicial system
    • Regional professional development needs
    • Issues related to the presence of the Association in the region

For more information about the OBA governance structure please visit their web site here.… Read More

Pel and O’Donnell Admitted to Alberta Bar

Pel and O’Donnell Admitted to Alberta Bar

We are pleased to announce that Crystal O’Donnell, CEO and Senior Counsel, and Brian Pel, COO and Senior Counsel, both were admitted to the bar of the Law Society of Alberta today in a ceremony by Justice Willie deWit at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta in Calgary.

 

Crystal and Brian were presented to the Court by Matt Lindsay, Partner of Rose LLP

 

Photo (L to R):  Brian Pel, Matt Lindsay, Crystal O’Donnell.

 

 

 

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