Tsekhman Teaches Discovery Planning as part of Ryerson Law Practice Program

Tsekhman Teaches Discovery Planning as part of Ryerson Law Practice Program

Ilan Tsekhman, Associate at Heuristica Discovery Counsel, and other senior Bay Street e-Discovery practitioners will teach Discovery Planning to candidates in the Ryerson Law Practice Program (LPP)

 

Ryerson’s Law Practice Program (LPP) is the first of its kind in Ontario.  It’s an innovative alternative to traditional articling with a rigorous and demanding eight-month program that combines online training, experiential learning, and a hands-on work term.  Ryerson works with the Law Society of Ontario and the legal community, including a strategic alliance with the Ontario Bar Association, to deliver a dynamic program that prepares law school graduates to succeed in their legal practice and careers.… Read More

Crystal O’Donnell Elected to Ontario Bar Association Council

Crystal O’Donnell Elected to Ontario Bar Association Council

We are pleased to congratulate Crystal O’Donnell, founder and CEO of Heuristica Discovery Counsel, on her recent election to the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Council.

 

The OBA is a branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), an organization of lawyers formed to provide support by the profession to the profession so that it may render better service to its members and the public.  The association provides lawyers with opportunities to become more efficient and effective, to further their professional education and to keep abreast of current developments within the profession, nationally and provincially.

 

Throughout their two-year term, Council members:

 

  • act as ambassadors and liaisons for the OBA within their region
  • identify issues and opportunities and provide advice to the Board on how to address them
  • elect the Board of Directors (the decision making body of the Association) each year
  • are expected to bring forward general and regional issues of importance to members and to the profession, including:
    • Identification of issues in the region (practice or professional) that would benefit from OBA advocacy
    • Issues related to the operation or administration of the judicial system
    • Regional professional development needs
    • Issues related to the presence of the Association in the region

For more information about the OBA governance structure please visit their web site here.… Read More