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Editor:  Pulat Yunusov

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A Brief History of Conduit Law

  • December 07, 2018
  • Peter Carayiannis

Some fascinating tidbits about the origins of Conduit Law—one of the Canadian innovators in the law practice management space—and a look at the future.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum

Can a Robot Administer Oaths?

  • November 06, 2018
  • Pulat Yunusov

A look at some first principles behind administering oaths to see if robots can do it.

Student Forum

Why You Should Avoid Acting for Family and Friends

  • October 24, 2018
  • Ian Hu, counsel, claims prevention & practicePRO (LawPRO)

An eye-opening example followed by a round-up of reasons not to act for family and friends. The one about malpractice insurance is especially jarring.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum

How to Print Without Shame

  • October 18, 2018
  • Pulat Yunusov

There is still room for printing in today's paperless office (and it's not just for paper-only audiences like courts).

Law Practice Management, Student Forum

New and Exciting Opportunities – and Claims Risks: Marijuana Law

  • October 18, 2018
  • Ian Hu, counsel, claims prevention & practicePRO, LAWPRO

Changes to marijuana laws present lawyers with new opportunities, but their best practices remain the same: don't dabble, comply with the rules of professional conduct, investigate sufficiently, and protect clients' confidentiality.

Law Practice Management, Student Forum