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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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

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