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

O’Donnell discusses proposed harmonized civil procedure rules at Vancouver ILTA event

O’Donnell discusses proposed harmonized civil procedure rules at Vancouver ILTA event

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Senior Counsel, will speak at a meeting of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) in Vancouver entitled “Ediscovery in Canadian Civil Litigation“.

 

In Crystal’s capacity as Chair of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada (ULCC) working group for Uniform Electronic Document Rules she will discuss the Report of the Working Group which proposes a harmonized set of civil procedure rules for electronic documents in civil proceedings in all Canadian jurisdictions.

 

She will discuss the policy decisions of the project and the role of the ULCC, the key features of the proposed Rule, and the next phases to implement the proposed harmonized Rule across Canada.… Read More

Chan-Glasgow Speaks at OBA Professional Development Program

Chan-Glasgow Speaks at OBA Professional Development Program

Candice Chan-Glasgow, Heuristica’s Director, Legal Review Services and Counsel, will speak at the upcoming Ontario Bar Association Professional Development Program entitled “Forge a Better Union:  Strategies for Optimizing Coordination Between In-House and Litigation Counsel“.

 

The relationship between in-house counsel and their external litigation counsel can be complex, sometimes causing tension that results in a less than perfect working relationship.  While in-house counsel wrestle with doing more with less and litigating becomes more complex in our electronic age a new paradigm is needed such that the relationship between counsel ensures all parties benefit from the expertise of the other.… Read More

Tsekhman Teaches Discovery Planning as part of Ryerson Law Practice Program

Tsekhman Teaches Discovery Planning as part of Ryerson Law Practice Program

Ilan Tsekhman, Associate at Heuristica Discovery Counsel, and other senior Bay Street e-Discovery practitioners will teach Discovery Planning to candidates in the Ryerson Law Practice Program (LPP)

 

Ryerson’s Law Practice Program (LPP) is the first of its kind in Ontario.  It’s an innovative alternative to traditional articling with a rigorous and demanding eight-month program that combines online training, experiential learning, and a hands-on work term.  Ryerson works with the Law Society of Ontario and the legal community, including a strategic alliance with the Ontario Bar Association, to deliver a dynamic program that prepares law school graduates to succeed in their legal practice and careers.… Read More

“Law schools need to step up eDiscovery education” – AdvocateDaily.com

“Law schools need to step up eDiscovery education” – AdvocateDaily.com

With the digital universe expected to double in size every two years going forward, the demand for lawyers versed in the technical aspects of electronic discovery (eDiscovery) is growing rapidly, says Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director of Legal Review Services with Toronto-based Heuristica Discovery Counsel

 

But law schools are lagging behind the trend and need to do more to prepare their graduates for this expanding opportunity, she tells AdvocateDaily.com.

 

Chan-Glasgow has been practising in eDiscovery for five years, but when she went to law school from 2009 to 2012 she wasn’t even aware such a field existed as a career choice.… Read More