The challenges we face with the COVID-19 pandemic are galvanizing courts and law firms everywhere to step up their virtual presence.
At Heuristica we have successfully transitioned our entire team to work from home. The leadership team routinely keeps in touch using videoconferencing, and our reviewers collaborate with secure cloud-based tools.
Some of our law firm and corporate clients are wondering how this technology can help them pursue active litigation, even as Canadian courts are restricting in-person proceedings to matters of urgency. Others are considering the benefits of early settlement to avoid the costs and uncertainty associated with further delays.
In either case, a Discovery Referee could help you. … Read More
The legal world’s reliance on technology has created incredible efficiencies and as a result, personal and confidential information (“PCI”) is more readily available and at greater risk of being compromised. Law firms and legal service providers are targets by hackers and data thieves.
Law firms and legal service providers have heightened responsibilities to protect the information entrusted to them. They are subject to the same federal and provincial statutory regulations regarding data privacy and data security as other business entities but are also subject to professional ethics rules regarding technological competence and client confidentiality.… Read More
This popular full-day program brings together leading experts to talk about the latest developments in ediscovery and digital evidence. The faculty will focus on the lifecycle of an ediscovery project, e-trials, and the use of digital evidence beyond traditional civil litigation.
gain practical insight to effectively manage electronically stored information
benefit from a close look into technology assisted review
learn how to choose the right technology
learn how best to work with a vendor
find out what is happening at Sedona Canada
learn how to manage the ethical issues that arise with digital evidence and when using technology in discoveries
Several members from the firm will once again teach The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) 2018 eDiscovery Advanced Theory and Practices for Litigation Support Fellowship Course.
The eDiscovery Fellowship Course is designed for litigation support professionals and law clerks and explores the legal and practical principles of electronic discovery in a legal practice context.
Using the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and the Sedona Canada Principles, participants will discuss the issues and tasks underlying each phase of the process. With an emphasis on proportionality and defensibility at every stage, practical information will be covered, including cooperative discovery planning, the supporting evidence required for discovery motions, and the admissibility of evidence. … Read More