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 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