O’Donnell Speaks at CCLA Litigation Conference

O’Donnell Speaks at CCLA Litigation Conference

Crystal O’Donnell, the firm’s founder and CEO, will provide an update on “Changes to the Rules and Electronic Documents” at the County of Carleton Law Association’s (CCLA) 39th Annual Civil Litigation Updated Conference.

 

The conference is one of four Cornerstone Conferences put on by the Association every year, each being well known for its high quality programming and warm hospitality.

 

Crystal will speak about the Uniform Law Conference of Canada (ULCC) project to harmonize civil procedure rules for electronic evidence, providing a summary of the proposed rules and the current status of the project.

 

The conference will be held this year at the Fairmont Mont Tremblant November 15th and 16th. … Read More

Heuristica is Premier Sponsor of The Advocates’ Society Fall Convention

Heuristica is Premier Sponsor of The Advocates’ Society Fall Convention

Once again, we are pleased to be a Platinum Sponsor of The Advocates’ Society Annual Fall Convention and excited to host the Closing Reception and Dinner on Saturday night.

 

This year the Society’s marquee conference is being held November 6th to 10th at the Rosewood Baha Mar in The Bahamas where attendees will enjoy collegiality and thought provoking CPD in an incredible setting.  As they say, “It’s always better in the The Bahamas“.

 

As always, Fall Convention will offer an exceptional CPD program with sessions such as:

 

  • A Lightning Round of Cases on the Cutting Edge
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • A Conversation with the Judiciary … The Judiciary in Progress
  • Connecting to Achieve Change
  • The Paperless Office

Additional highlights include discussions on “The Impact of Hurricane Dorian: A Discussion of Relief Efforts” and “Junkanoo: An Act of Advocacy” as well as a Keynote Address by Dr.Read More

O’Donnell Presents at Vancouver ILTA Event

O’Donnell Presents at Vancouver ILTA Event

We are pleased to sponsor an International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) event in Vancouver entitled “Reimagining Review – Disrupting Traditional Models“.

 

Hosted by the Vancouver office of Miller Thomson LLP, Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, will present a lunch session on new technologies in eDiscovery.

 

Technological changes can have a substantial impact on business models and client expectations.  Crystal will examine how technology can fundamentally disrupt traditional review and business models and, in turn, also provide opportunities for law firms and corporate legal departments.

 

Crystal will lead an interactive presentation and then discuss with the group:

 

  • How to reduce the cost of ediscovery and provide clients with a better work product
  • How new review and business models can create increasingly marketable skill sets and practice areas for paralegals

ILTA is an international volunteer-led, staff-managed association with a focus on premiership. … Read More

Vicars Participates in Relativity Fest Panel Discussion

Vicars Participates in Relativity Fest Panel Discussion

Lynne Vicars, Heuristica’s Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer and Senior Counsel, will participate in a Relativity Fest Panel discussion entitled “Emerging Leadership Roles in Law Firms“.

 

The roles of law firm leadership are moving towards technology.  We’re seeing new and divergent roles that blend the boundary between law and technology and often merge them into the same person.

 

The wave that brought us the chief innovation officers several years ago has morphed to bring us data science attorneys, chief transformation officers, and chief disruption officers.

 

Lynne will participate alongside several other lawyers with similarly new titles and roles and will describe how they got where they are and where they see these new roles going.… 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