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Non-lawyers owning law firms

Our neighbors to the north have joined their Commonwealth brethren in Australia and the U.K. in allowing non-attorneys to own law firms. And the world hasn’t caved in. Bar associations in the United States have yet to go down a similar path, but the corporationization of law firm ownership makes sense on many levels – […]

Is your firm in compliance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA)?

Is your firm in compliance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA)?  Never heard of it?  Well, if your computer data is stored in the Canadian province of British Columbia and subject to the provincial laws of British Columbia (as it is, of course, with Clio), you might want to find out! […]

A little melodramatic, but not something to be dismissed

The Canadian Bar Association recently published an article that asserted massive changes are needed for the legal profession to remind viable. Much as Shakespeare might have wanted, lawyers aren’t going anywhere.  But the general point is a valid one – the profession faces numerous challenges and how it both reacts to these challenges and is […]

Is your firm in compliance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA)?

Is your firm in compliance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA)?  Never heard of it?  Well, if your computer data is stored in the Canadian province of British Columbia and subject to the provincial laws of British Columbia (as it is, of course, with Clio), you might want to find out! […]