Heuristica Supports The Advocates’ Society Vancouver Gala for Advocates

Heuristica Supports The Advocates’ Society Vancouver Gala for Advocates

Heuristica is pleased to support The Advocates’ Society’s 1st Annual Vancouver Gala for Advocates.

 

The inaugural Gala gives advocates the opportunity to join members of the bench and bar for an exclusive evening of collegiality.  It provides an opportunity to connect outside the courtroom with old friends, meet some new friends and help celebrate excellence in advocacy, Vancouver style.

 

The Gala is comprised of a cocktail reception, 3-course dinner with wine and a keynote address from The Honourable Chief Justice Robert J. Bauman of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia.

 

The event will be held February 20th at the Terminal City Club downtown Vancouver.… 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

Heuristica Sponsors the CBA 2019 Competition Law Fall Conference

Heuristica Sponsors the CBA 2019 Competition Law Fall Conference

We are pleased to sponsor the annual CBA Competition Law Fall Conference in Ottawa October 17th and 18th.

 

This is the leading Canadian event for competition law and policy professionals.  The conference brings together all segments of the competition law community, including Canadian and international enforcement officials, in-house counsel, plaintiffs’ lawyers, defense lawyers, economists and academics in order to share knowledge, experience and advice regarding all areas of competition law and policy, including mergers, unilateral conduct, cartel and class action proceedings and deceptive marketing practices.

 

Participants will benefit from thoughtful and practical insights from distinguished panels of Canadian and international competition law experts, and they will leave the conference with a sound understanding of current and emerging issues in the area of competition law and policy.… Read More

Heuristica Speaks at Law Clerks Conference

Heuristica Speaks at Law Clerks Conference

Hueristica is pleased to speak at and sponsor The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) 29th Annual Conference in Quebec City.  

 

The conference theme this year is “Destination Success” and is packed with education sessions, informative keynotes and plenty of networking opportunities.  With over 20 sessions to choose from, there is something for everyone.

 

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Senior Counsel, and Michelle Nash, the firm’s Director of Litigation Support & Technology and Senior Law Clerk, will present an educational session entitled “Maximizing Use of Analytics for Discovery“.  The session will provide practical advice on how to incorporate analytics in the eDiscovery process, including the document review process, and how to leverage the results to make your document analysis and review more accurate and efficient.… Read More

We are pleased to sponsor the 20th Annual Leacock Debate

We are pleased to sponsor the 20th Annual Leacock Debate

Every April members of The Leacock Foundation and guests enjoy an evening of wit and humour in support of the Foundation’s signature academic and leadership programs for underserved youth in Toronto. 

 

For many years the Leacock Debate has relied on the talent of the legal community for its debaters.  A number of prominent lawyers have volunteered their time to serve as debaters which have been the key to the event’s success.

 

This year’s debate will be moderated by the Honourable Beverley McLachlin and the topic is:

 

Be it Resolved it’s Time for Men to Return to their Rightful Place

 

Debaters include:

  • Jennifer Keesmaat
  • Alex Johnston
  • Cathal Kelly, and
  • Eric Peterson

The Leacock Foundation was founded in 1992, by Peter Oliver, of Oliver and Bonacini Restaurants, a native South African living in Toronto.… Read More