O’Donnell and Felsky Contribute to eLitigation Course

O’Donnell and Felsky Contribute to eLitigation Course

The firm is excited to contribute to the University of Calgary Law School‘s innovative new eLitigation course. 

 

Crystal O’Donnell, the firm’s founder and CEO, is co-instructing the course and Martin Felsky, Senior Counsel, will contribute as a guest lecturer.

 

The course, taught by Assistant Professor Gideon Christian, is a specialized civil litigation course that seeks to introduce students to the practice of litigation in the era of social distancing.  The intent is to develop the knowledge and practical skills necessary to initiate and conduct litigation using electronic technology, and to foster specialized competence in the commencement and conduct of civil proceedings virtually. … Read More

Starting the New Year in Good Company

Starting the New Year in Good Company

We are honoured to be included in the Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers compiled by Complex Discovery.

 

The list is a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry expert reports in the electronic discovery area.  The list is useful in the consideration of eDiscovery providers and is determined primarily from eDiscovery provider mentions in selected key formal industry reports and surveys published between August 2011 and today.

 

Although the list is not all-inclusive it does provide an aggregate overview of notable vendors that several industry researchers and experts consider leading technology providers in the field of eDiscovery.

 

Brian Pel, the firm’s COO and Senior Counsel, says “to be recognized by analysts and industry experts and included on this list reflects the success we’ve achieved with our unique, innovative combination of eDiscovery technology and legal analysis”.… Read More

Heuristica Discovery Counsel Becomes RelativityOne Silver Partner

Heuristica Discovery Counsel Becomes RelativityOne Silver Partner

Heuristica extends its commitment to RelativityOne by becoming the world’s first law firm to achieve Silver Partner status.

 

Toronto, Ontario – September 11, 2020 – Heuristica Discovery Counsel LLP, Canada’s only independent, national law firm focused on electronic discovery (eDiscovery), evidence management, and related legal services, today announced that it has become a RelativityOne Silver Partner for providing exceptional service experience to its RelativityOne end users.

 

Heuristica is in the unique position of being the only independent Canadian national law firm with a practice dedicated to electronic evidence management and is known for its innovative approach to eDiscovery.  It provides a full range of eDiscovery counsel, electronic evidence collection, hosting, review and production services. … Read More

Heuristica first to offer Discovery Referee Service

Heuristica first to offer Discovery Referee Service

The challenges we face with the COVID-19 pandemic are galvanizing courts and law firms everywhere to step up their virtual presence.

 

At Heuristica we have successfully transitioned our entire team to work from home.  The leadership team routinely keeps in touch using videoconferencing, and our reviewers collaborate with secure cloud-based tools.

 

Some of our law firm and corporate clients are wondering how this technology can help them pursue active litigation, even as Canadian courts are restricting in-person proceedings to matters of urgency.  Others are considering the benefits of early settlement to avoid the costs and uncertainty associated with further delays.

 

In either case, a Discovery Referee could help you. … Read More

O’Donnell Appointed to EDRM Global Advisory Council

O’Donnell Appointed to EDRM Global Advisory Council

The firm is proud to announce that Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, has been appointed to the Global Advisory Council of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM)

 

The EDRM empowers global leaders of eDiscovery and creates practical global resources to improve eDiscovery, privacy, security, and information governance.

 

Since 2005, EDRM has delivered leadership, standards, tools, guides, and test data-sets to strengthen best practices throughout the world.  It has an international presence in 113 countries, spanning 6 continents, and provides an innovative support infrastructure for individuals, law firms, corporations, and government organizations seeking to improve the practice and provision of data and legal discovery.… Read More