Recognized as a Leader in Document Review

Recognized as a Leader in Document Review

For a second year in a row we are proud to have been selected by the readers of Canadian Lawyer magazine as a leader in Legal Process Outsourcing and Document Review.

 

Canadian Lawyer has just announced the winners of the 5th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards which are designed to give a voice to their readers to identify which vendors and suppliers are the best at what they do.

 

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, said she is “extremely proud that the firm has been recognized as a leader in document review for a second year in a row.  It is a clear acknowledgment from clients and peers that our unique process combining the most powerful technology with the most experienced team of Discovery Counsel in the country offers the best overall ediscovery solution.”… Read More

O’Donnell Presents at Vancouver ILTA Event

O’Donnell Presents at Vancouver ILTA Event

We are pleased to sponsor an International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) event in Vancouver entitled “Reimagining Review – Disrupting Traditional Models“.

 

Hosted by the Vancouver office of Miller Thomson LLP, Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, will present a lunch session on new technologies in eDiscovery.

 

Technological changes can have a substantial impact on business models and client expectations.  Crystal will examine how technology can fundamentally disrupt traditional review and business models and, in turn, also provide opportunities for law firms and corporate legal departments.

 

Crystal will lead an interactive presentation and then discuss with the group:

 

  • How to reduce the cost of ediscovery and provide clients with a better work product
  • How new review and business models can create increasingly marketable skill sets and practice areas for paralegals

ILTA is an international volunteer-led, staff-managed association with a focus on premiership. … Read More

O’Donnell Speaks at Relativity Fest in Chicago

O’Donnell Speaks at Relativity Fest in Chicago

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Senior Counsel, is a featured speaker at Relativity Fest 2019 in Chicago and will present Reimagining Review:  Disrupting Traditional Models.

 

Technological changes can have a substantial impact on business models and client expectations.  In her session, Crystal will discuss how Relativity and RelativityOne can be used to fundamentally disrupt traditional review strategies and business models?ultimately providing tremendous opportunities for law firms and corporate legal departments.

 

Attendees will also learn how to maintain control over one of the most important aspects of litigation and disclosure, reduce the cost of e-discovery, and provide clients with a better work product. … Read More

Firm Update … we’ve been busy!

Firm Update … we’ve been busy!

2018 was a huge success for the firm and to keep pace with client expectations and growth we have been busy with ?

 

Getting more space ?

 

We outgrew our old space so in October we moved into larger, more modern offices on Bay Street.  The new space can accommodate more and larger review teams, client meeting and work spaces, and is enabled with enhanced technology rooms with state-of-the-art security.  Our new address is:

 

655 Bay Street, Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario, M5K 2K4

 

All email and telephone numbers remain unchanged.

 

Opening a new office in Western Canada ?

 

We have added several new important clients in the West and to better serve them and our existing clients we have opened a Western Canada office in Calgary at:

 

555 4th Ave.Read More

Leveraging Concept Clustering in eDiscovery

Leveraging Concept Clustering in eDiscovery

Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel, and Catia Amorim, Associate

 

March 4, 2019

 

Even after de-duplication and some initial culling, it’s not unusual to still be faced with a significant number of electronic records in a given litigation matter. 

 

Tools that help lawyers to “make sense” of a plethora of data and that assist in identifying key records are thus increasingly crucial to efficient and effective eDiscovery.  Fortunately, it’s possible to organize your electronic data into smaller buckets of conceptually similar documents.  One of the analytic tools that makes this possible is called “concept clustering”.

 

The concept clustering tool leverages “concepts” by assessing the meaning and context of terms contained within documents and by looking for relationships. … Read More