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

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

We’ve been nominated again … please vote now!

We’ve been nominated again  …  please vote now!

We are very pleased to be nominated again for the Canadian Lawyer Readers’ Choice Awards.


This year we are proud to be nominated in the following categories:


  • Litigation Support & E-Discovery Consultants
  • Legal Process Outsourcing / Managed Document Review

This is the fifth year Canadian Lawyer has run their Readers’ Choice Awards.  The program is designed to give a voice to their readers to identify which vendors and suppliers are the best at what they do.


Voting is open until July 9th and winners will be unveiled in a special feature in the November/December issue of Canadian Lawyer.… 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

Voted One of the Best … Thanks!

Voted One of the Best … Thanks!

We are honoured to have been awarded the 2019 Canadian Lawyer InHouse Readers’ Choice Award for Litigation Support & E-Discovery Consultants.


For the third consecutive year Canadian Lawyer InHouse has run their Readers’ Choice Awards which are designed to allow readers to recognize the vendors and suppliers they feel are the best at what they do.


Brian Pel, Heuristica’s COO and Senior Counsel, said he is “proud of the entire team at Heuristica for providing such a high level of service to clients to be recognized with this award.”


Heuristica also won the Canadian Lawyer Readers’ Choice Award for Legal Process Outsourcing and Document Review in October 2018.… Read More