The Art of Practice

For lawyers with a higher calling, effective practice is an art. Check in for regular case summaries, practice points, client service tips and more.

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Anatomy of a Trial

Anatomy of a Trial

  • August 29, 2018
  • Christopher Martyr

Demonstrations and debriefs from some of the most seasoned and savvy litigators practising in the area of personal injury and insurance law bring courtroom strategies to life.

Putting Innovation into Practice

Putting Innovation into Practice

  • August 28, 2018

The OBA has launched a groundbreaking initiative that will bring to the profession the practical tools and technologies lawyers and law firms can use to enhance their practices.

10 Things to Know Now That Recreational Cannabis Will Be Legal in Canada

10 Things to Know Now That Recreational Cannabis Will Be Legal in Canada

  • August 23, 2018
  • Esther Nwator and Christine Laviolette

The legalization of recreational cannabis will have an impact on practice areas ranging from personal injury to immigration, and in settings public and private, including shops and schools, workplaces, highways and homes. Find out what to expect with this overview of recent developments and emerging issues to keep an eye on.

5 Common Red Flags to Watch Out for When Outsourcing Your Firm IT

5 Common Red Flags to Watch Out for When Outsourcing Your Firm IT

  • August 23, 2018
  • Mike Dewdney

As lawyers add more technology to their practice, their requirements for IT support increase in complexity. While providers are eager to offer their services, how do you know if they’re the right company for you? To help get you started, we’ve compiled five common red flags to watch out for when researching outside IT management for your firm.

The Many Facets of Legal Market Disruption

The Many Facets of Legal Market Disruption

  • May 17, 2018
  • Michael Sauber

The legal market is changing. Is it disruption or evolution? That may be irrelevant as firms must innovate to compete with emerging new business models.

Are You Tax-Ready?

Are You Tax-Ready?

  • December 18, 2017
  • Dennis Tmej and Jin Wen

Proposed changes to eliminate the Work in Progress (WIP) deferral means many lawyers will find themselves facing additional taxes payable over the next five years.