Calgary eDiscovery Seminar Series – Register Now!

Calgary eDiscovery Seminar Series – Register Now!

We are pleased to announce that, beginning in mid-February, we will sponsor and teach an eight-part legal eDiscovery Seminar Series in downtown Calgary on the fundamentals of modern discovery practices, including developments in case law. 

 

Unless it is a hand-written note, physical or oral evidence, all evidence is electronic.  Over the last number of years, Canadian case law and procedural rules have changed to recognize this reality.

 

Recent developments can have a significant impact on litigation/arbitration and regulatory proceedings as well as on our professional obligations and responsibilities to provide clients with advice and strategy to effectively deal with electronic evidence in a defensible and proportionate manner.… Read More

ILCO Fellowship Course – Electronic Discovery Practice and Principles

ILCO Fellowship Course – Electronic Discovery Practice and Principles

Leading eDiscovery practitioners from Heuristica Discovery Counsel will once again teach the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) Fellowship Course “Electronic Discovery Practice and Principles“.

 

Designed for litigation support professionals and law clerks, this course will explore 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, we 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 discovery planning
  • the supporting evidence required for discovery motions
  • and the admissibility of evidence

We also will cover how to best work in a cost-effective manner and bring value to the legal team and client.… Read More

Felsky is Panelist on Sedona Canada Webinar

Felsky is Panelist on Sedona Canada Webinar

Martin Felsky will participate as a panelist on The Sedona Conference Webinar on The Sedona Canada Commentary on Privacy and Information Security for Legal Service Providers:  Principles and Guidelines.

 

The legal world’s reliance on technology has created incredible efficiencies and as a result, personal and confidential information (“PCI”) is more readily available and at greater risk of being compromised.  Law firms and legal service providers are targets by hackers and data thieves.

 

Law firms and legal service providers have heightened responsibilities to protect the information entrusted to them.  They are subject to the same federal and provincial statutory regulations regarding data privacy and data security as other business entities but are also subject to professional ethics rules regarding technological competence and client confidentiality.… Read More

Firm Sponsors Digital Evidence & E-Discovery Institute

Firm Sponsors Digital Evidence & E-Discovery Institute

Heuristica is pleased to sponsor the 9th Annual Ontario Digital Evidence and E-Discovery Institute on Monday, November 18th at the Ontario Bar Association Conference Centre in downtown Toronto.

 

This popular full-day program brings together leading experts to talk about the latest developments in ediscovery and digital evidence.  The faculty will focus on the lifecycle of an ediscovery project, e-trials, and the use of digital evidence beyond traditional civil litigation.

 

Attendees will:

 

  • gain practical insight to effectively manage electronically stored information
  • benefit from a close look into technology assisted review
  • learn how to choose the right technology
  • learn how best to work with a vendor
  • find out what is happening at Sedona Canada
  • learn how to manage the ethical issues that arise with digital evidence and when using technology in discoveries

The Institute is a joint program of the Ontario Bar Association, The Law Society of Ontario, and The Advocates’ Society.… Read More

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