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
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 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
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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 be the most expensive part of the litigation process simply because the digital universe is just so large and expected to double in size every two years going forward,” she tells AdvocateDaily.com.… Read More