Now in its 10th year, this full day program brings together leading experts to talk about the latest developments in eDiscovery and digital evidence. Attendees will gain practical insight to effectively manage electronically stored information (ESI).
This year, in live webcast format, the faculty will focus on key areas such as eDiscovery in a virtual/remote world, the technology accelerators that are available, and the broad scope of alternative data types. … Read More
This new OBA certificate program was designed to help attendees understand what to expect from the judicial selection process and build a solid foundation of the skills and core competencies fundamental to any adjudicative role.
The certificate program was made up of the following eight online sessions:
Session 1 – The Judicial Application and Appointment Process
Session 2 – Judicial Independence, Integrity and Diligence
Session 3 – Equality and Impartiality
Session 4 – Overturned: Insights from Appeals Court Judges
Session 5 – Exploring Unconscious Bias, Raising Awareness and Cultural Sensitivity
Session 6 – Managing the Courtroom: Setting the Stage, Interactions with Counsel and Witnesses
Session 7 – Basics of Judicial Reasoning
Session 8 – Basics of Judicial Decision Writing
Upon completion of all eight sessions, attendees are presented with a Certificate in Foundations in Judicial Competencies.… Read More
In the article Lynne recounts a truly fascinating journey from her typing class in high school, to university, to how she ended up attending law school, to after graduating working at smaller firms in Alberta, then as inhouse counsel at a national bank, to her term as the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) President and finally to Heuristica where she is the firm’s Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer.
The Summit is part of an ongoing mission to recognize, celebrate and boost the careers of women in law and inspire the next generation of leaders in the profession. It provides a forum to discuss solutions to the unique challenges faced by women in the legal sector.
The agenda includes a host of industry presentations and panel discussions featuring influential thought-leaders from Canada’s top law firms and companies. Sessions include the following panel discussions and presentations:
Breaking through the glass ceiling: supporting women into leadership positions
Addressing unconscious bias and discrimination
Defining your own success as a lawyer
Leveraging flexible work practices to support better work-life balance
Utilizing mentorship opportunities to grow your career
Tackling the wage gap
Executing diversity and inclusion strategies that attract and retain female talent
Lynne will participate as part of the panel discussion on “Defining your own success as a lawyer”.… Read More