The set-date system in Ontario needs change and here’s how…

Complacency starts in set-date Court. A solution on how small changes can have profound effects on delay. Today, across the Province of Ontario, hundreds of lawyers and thousands [...]

By | 2017-10-02T11:12:51+00:00 July 27th, 2017|

Open-sourcing the law. Why our criminal law precedents are now available online for free.

Open-sourcing the law. Why our criminal law precedents are now available online for free. For 2017, we have decided to take on the project of moving many of [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:10:41+00:00 January 9th, 2017|

Creating a modernized court system in Ontario (A holiday wish-list).

Creating a modernized, efficient, and effective court system in Ontario... (A holiday Wishlist). Yesterday, the President of the Ontario Bar Association, David Sterns, wrote through the Toronto Star that it's [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:11:12+00:00 December 13th, 2016|

Lawyers as specialists, not advocates for all seasons.

Winter is coming for the Lawyer of All Seasons. If any lawyer introduces themselves to another, the immediate follow up question is "What sort of law do [...]

By | 2017-04-06T21:40:32+00:00 November 21st, 2016|

How to effectively use social media in your law practice.

5 simple tips on effectively using social media in your law practice. Social media is nothing new. For most businesses, it forms an essential component of their marketing strategy. Social [...]

By | 2017-04-06T21:41:44+00:00 October 21st, 2016|

The Preservation of the LPP Program

Tomorrow (October 19, 2016) is the deadline to the Law Society of Upper Canada for submissions on whether the Ryerson LPP Program.   In a recent update, the Law Society of [...]

By | 2017-04-06T21:42:22+00:00 October 18th, 2016|

Cameras in Courts: the time has come in Canada

Cameras in Court: Canadians have a right to know about their justice system We do not understand our justice system. Why should we? How could we? How do we expect Canadians to [...]

By | 2018-02-14T07:09:30+00:00 February 24th, 2016|

Social Media for Lawyers: questions, tips, risk, and use.

Social media for lawyers: questions, tips, and risks. Quite recently, social media has become a very fascinating, controversial, and widely discussed topic among lawyers. It has formed the theme of countless [...]

By | 2017-06-22T11:53:24+00:00 November 19th, 2015|