Several members from the firm will once again teach The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) 2018 eDiscovery Advanced Theory and Practices for Litigation Support Fellowship Course. The eDiscovery Fellowship Course is designed for litigation support professionals and law clerks and explores the legal and practical principles of electronic discovery in a legal practice context. Using the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and the Sedona Canada Principles, participants will discuss the issues and tasks underlying each phase of the process. With an emphasis on proportionality and defensibility at every stage, practical information will be covered, including cooperative
Heuristica is pleased to speak at the Independent Counsel Network meeting this week in Calgary. Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Founder, will present a session entitled “Successfully Managing eDiscovery: What Corporate Counsel Really Need to Know“. Management of electronically stored information (“ESI”) for use in litigation is increasingly important. Crystal’s presentation will provide corporate counsel with an appreciation of what is involved in successfully managing eDiscovery in a cost-effective manner. Topics covered include general eDiscovery principles and obligations, choosing eDiscovery review platforms, review counsel and appropriate review methodologies, how to preserve relevant ESI, engage in defensible document collection practices
Candice Chan-Glasgow Director, Document Review Services January 29, 2018 Earlier this month, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice reviewed the general principles applicable to the redaction of relevant documents. In Qaddoura et al. v. Walkom et al., 2018 ONSC 20, the defendants brought a motion to compel the plaintiff to answer undertakings and refusals given at her continued examination for discovery. The plaintiff’s claim related to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident and involved a significant claim with respect to loss of income and future care costs. The plaintiff undertook to provide the defendants with updated records
We are pleased to welcome three new full time associates to the firm to help meet the needs of a rapidly growing client base and eDiscovery work from across Canada. The addition of Fahriz Dosani, Vlad Strashko and Ilan Tsekhman brings significant eDiscovery experience to the firm. Working with Candice Chan-Glasgow, the firm’s Director of Review Services, the new associates measurably strengthen Heuristica’s full time team of eDiscovery counsel. Please feel free to reach out to us to see how we can assist with your eDiscovery needs.