Redacting Non-Relevant Information

Redacting Non-Relevant Information

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 from her family physician.… Read More

Three New Associates Further Strengthen Legal Review Team

Three New Associates Further Strengthen Legal Review Team

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fahriz Dosani                                             Vlad Strashko                                        Ilan Tsekhman

 

 

 

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eDiscovery, keyword searching and … Family Law?

eDiscovery, keyword searching and … Family Law?

Candice Chan-Glasgow

Director, Document Review Services

December 19, 2017

 

In a previous blog post “Estates in the Digital Age: Debunking E-Discovery Myths in Estate Litigation” we discussed the application of electronic evidence principles to estate litigation, and noted that electronic discovery principles are not limited to large scale commercial disputes.  A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision demonstrates, once again, that eDiscovery spans multiple areas of law.

 

In Leitch v. Novac, 2017 ONSC 6888, the Applicant, Jennifer, filed an application for, amongst other things, spousal support, child support, and equalization of net family property.  The parties separated on September 29, 2012 after approximately 15 years of marriage. … Read More

Heuristica Invited to Speak at Ontario e-Discovery Institute

Heuristica Invited to Speak at Ontario e-Discovery Institute

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Chief Executive Officer and Senior Counsel, will speak as part of the “e-Discovery Resources – What is New” panel at the upcoming e-Discovery Institute 2017 to be held downtown Toronto on October 16, 2017.

 

Now in it’s 7th year, the full-day event brings together leading experts to discuss the latest developments in e-Discovery and Information Governance.  In a panel intended to update attendees on recent e-Discovery initiatives, Crystal will provide an update on the work of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada, of which she is the Chair of a working group drafting proposed harmonized electronic document Rules for all civil and administrative proceedings in Canada.… Read More

From Lemonade Stand to Heuristica Discovery Counsel

From Lemonade Stand to Heuristica Discovery Counsel

Pamela Fontaine-Peters

Director, Litigation Support and Senior Law Clerk

 

I am thrilled to be an “official” member of the team at Heuristica Discovery Counsel in my new role of Director of Litigation Support.

 

I’ve worked in the legal industry for almost 25 years as a law clerk, certified trainer and eDiscovery consultant.  Working at Heuristica allows me to use all of my technical skills and draw on my clerking experience.  I look forward to meeting the challenges of this exciting position.

 

I have always loved technology.  I was introduced to computers in public school playing a computer card program called Lemonade Stand. … Read More