The Limitations of Keywords

The Limitations of Keywords

Candice Chan-Glasgow Director, Review Services and Counsel February 5, 2019   A high-profile case making headlines again this week illustrates the frailties of relying on keyword searching alone when searching for relevant documents in any document review project.   Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was charged last year with breach of trust for allegedly leaking government secrets, and his legal team sought a court direction to obtain thousands of previously undisclosed government documents needed to defend him.   According to an article published by the Globe and Mail, Norman’s lawyers presented the court with evidence that his case was referred to by

We’re Hiring eDiscovery Review Counsel

We’re Hiring eDiscovery Review Counsel

We are adding several contract eDiscovery Review Counsel to our teams in Calgary and Toronto. Successful candidates must have:   post-call litigation experience a strong interest in eDiscovery practice as a career path experience with Relativity software is an asset strong technical, analytical and drafting skills be called to the Bar in the province of practice carry professional liability insurance We welcome applications from all interested individuals, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.   To apply, please submit your application from our Careers Page.  

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.  

Candice Chan-Glasgow Elected Vice-Chair of E-Discovery Implementation Committee

Candice Chan-Glasgow Elected Vice-Chair of E-Discovery Implementation Committee

We congratulate Candice on being elected Vice-Chair of the Ontario e-Discovery Implementation Committee (EIC) for 2019.  Candice served as secretary in 2018.   Candice is Heuristica’s Director of Legal Review Services and Counsel and leads our team of document review counsel.   The Ontario E-Discovery Implementation Committee (EIC) is a committee of lawyers, judges, and legal technologists with a mandate of recommending, promoting, and implementing thought leadership, best practices, and law reform with respect to information management, discovery, litigation support, and paperless proceedings.   For more information about the EIC please visit their web site here.