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

Firm Communication re COVID-19

Firm Communication re COVID-19

We have shared the following communication with our clients and partners as we shift to remote work to protect the heath of our team and clients while still serving our clients.

 

To our clients, partners, and RelativityOne users

 

As the global COVID-19 public health emergency continues to spread and create challenges for families and businesses around the world, we wanted to share with you how Heuristica Discovery Counsel LLP is addressing many of the same challenges that our clients are facing.

 

We take the health and safety of our staff and clients seriously; it is our first priority.  We are closely following Health Canada’s recommendations on enhanced cleaning and social distancing protocols and employing them in our offices.… Read More

Heuristica Enhances Faculty for CLE BC eDiscovery Program

Heuristica Enhances Faculty for CLE BC eDiscovery Program

Crystal O’Donnell, Founder and CEO, and Brian Pel, COO and Senior Counsel, both have been invited to participate as faculty in The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s (CLE BC) eDiscovery and Electronic Evidence program.

 

The digital age is fully upon us as technology continues to re-shape and re-define the process of civil litigation.  With the rise of electronically stored information comes an array of issues relating to the management, search, and presentation of such digital information.

 

This comprehensive one-day program will quickly bring practitioners up to speed on current issues and best practices for effectively managing electronic evidence in the litigation process.… Read More

O’Donnell Receives OBA President’s Award

O’Donnell Receives OBA President’s Award

We are very pleased to announce that Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, has been chosen to receive the 2020 Ontario Bar Associations’ (OBA) President’s Award.

 

The OBA President’s Award recognizes the significant contribution of an individual Canadian or Canadian organization, which, in the view of the OBA President, has made a significant contribution to the advancement of Justice in Ontario or elsewhere.

 

Upon hearing that she had been chosen to receive the award O’Donnell said, “I’m extremely honoured to have been selected to receive this award and to be considered to have made a significant contribution to the advancement of justice in Ontario by championing the need for more efficient discovery processes, the adoption of leading technology in legal practice and the promotion of access to justice in all areas of law”.… Read More

Heuristica Supports The Advocates’ Society Vancouver Gala for Advocates

Heuristica Supports The Advocates’ Society Vancouver Gala for Advocates

Heuristica is pleased to support The Advocates’ Society’s 1st Annual Vancouver Gala for Advocates.

 

The inaugural Gala gives advocates the opportunity to join members of the bench and bar for an exclusive evening of collegiality.  It provides an opportunity to connect outside the courtroom with old friends, meet some new friends and help celebrate excellence in advocacy, Vancouver style.

 

The Gala is comprised of a cocktail reception, 3-course dinner with wine and a keynote address from The Honourable Chief Justice Robert J. Bauman of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.

 

The event will be held February 20th at the Terminal City Club downtown Vancouver.… Read More