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Le Dain and Mental Health in the Legal Profession

  • 08 janvier 2019
  • Ayushi Kiran, student member-at-large

The CBA has been actively working towards undoing the injustice done to late Justice Gerald Le Dain. Addressing mental concerns of legal professionals is the need of the hour. In fact, the Law Society of Ontario’s Mental Health Strategy Task Force has included mental health initiatives as a strategic priority for the 2015-19 governing term.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Student Forum

Go Solo, Life is (More) Balanced There

  • 03 janvier 2019
  • Omar Ha-Redeye

Solo practice is increasingly the preferred alternative for the millennial lawyer.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Student Forum

Dealing with Difficult Clients

  • 03 janvier 2019
  • Robert Shawyer

If you are a professional providing some kind of service to the public, you may come across a couple of clients who may ruin your day. If you are a lawyer, it is very possible that through the course of your practice you will eventually have to deal with some clients who are unreasonable, demanding, un-cooperative and overall difficult.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Student Forum

Reasons for Judgment: A Lawyer’s Guide to SEO

  • 31 octobre 2018
  • Jeremy Hessing-Lewis and Marni McLeod,, Skunkworks Creative Group Inc.,

How do you know if you are actually in need of a little SEO TLC? To understand whether you need to embark on an SEO strategy or whether there is something actually “wrong” with your online presence it is helpful to review some basic concepts.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Student Forum

Give Me Some Space: Finding the right office digs

  • 31 octobre 2018
  • Chris Chu

Practicing law is one thing. Managing your practice is another. Yet while these two components never stop moving in tandem, the biggest hurdle most small and solo practitioners face, especially at their inception, is also one of the most important considerations: where do I hang my shingle?

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Student Forum

Call for Section Newsletter Content

  • 30 octobre 2018
  • Chris Chu

Have your voice heard! The Sole, Small Firm and General Practice Section Executive is asking members to contribute to our Section's regular newsletter.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Student Forum

Federal Budget 2018: Trust Reporting Requirements and Compliance

  • 23 avril 2018
  • Brittany Sud

In this article the author highlights the proposal in the 2018 Federal Budget to increase reporting requirements for trusts and the penalties for failure to comply.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale, Droit fiscal, Droit des fiducies et des successions

Retainer Agreements - What are they?

  • 21 avril 2017
  • Robert Shawyer

Common questions that clients have but seldom ask a lawyer when they go to see a lawyer for the first time is “what is a retainer?”, “How do retainer’s work?” and are there different types of retainers?” ... The purpose of this paper in a very general way is to explain what retainers are and the different types of retainers that lawyers can offer to perspective clients.

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How to Respond to a Caller asking “Did you Prepare the Will of Mr. Smith?”

  • 02 mai 2016
  • Kathleen Robichaud

Law firms often receive phone calls asking if they have prepared documents for a certain person. Manotick, Ontario lawyer, Kathleen Robichaud, reviews how to respond to such inquires in accordance with the Rules of Professional Conduct.

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Rise in Cybercrime: Spear Phishing and Ransomware

  • 02 mai 2016
  • Ian Hu

Ian Hu reviews recent cases of spear phishing and ransomware attacks on law firms in Ontario and provides some advice on protecting your firm from these new threats.

Praticien exerçant seul, petit cabinet et pratique générale