Firm Update re COVID-19

Firm Update re COVID-19

As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to share how Heuristica Discovery Counsel LLP has responded to ensure the safety of our team while permitting us to remain fully “open for business” to provide our clients with the document analysis and discovery legal services they require.  

 

All of our lawyers, technical professionals and support staff are now working safely from home, on Heuristica-owned equipment connected and secured via our IT provider, Vertex Solutions Corporation, which has made our transition to remote work secure and seamless.

 

Although we are all working remotely, collaboration, security and productivity have not been sacrificed.  … 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

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