Short on days, but not short on news – that’s how we’d sum up February. Here’s our monthly look at all the interesting things our clients were up to:
- Gowlings was named one of the National Capital Region’s top employers for 2012, and Marion Bailey-Canham, a partner and registered trade-mark agent in the firm’s Ottawa office, won the ILO Client Choice Award, 2012, in the Canadian intellectual property category. Congratulations!
- London, Ontario law firm Harrison Pensa announced that Senator Roméo Dallaire will speak at the Annual Claude and Elaine Pensa Lecture in Human Rights, which will be held on March 23 at the Faculty of Law, Western University.
- Our cloud-based legal practice management client, Clio, shared a new #goneclio podcast, posted training tips, spoke in New Orleans, and explored more findings from their Macs in Law Offices survey.
- Product injury law firm Hissey Kientz developed content about Yaz & Yasmine lawsuits, De Puy hip replacement settlements, Depakote-related birth defects, Louisiana asbestos-exposed jobsites, and the sexual side effects of Propecia.
- Chicago personal injury lawyer Jonathan Rosenfeld shared details of new Illinois legislation that will make it easier for families to obtain medical records of a deceased spouse, parent or child, adding transparency to situations where a family has questions concerning the suspicious care of a loved one.
- Kelowna law firm Pushor Mitchell’s Apple Triathlon was named “Best Triathlon in Western Canada” by Get Out There Magazine readers – what a great way to celebrate the event’s 30th anniversary this August!
- Oshawa divorce lawyer Russell Alexander posted a set of Ontario family law videos to his firm’s YouTube channel, on topics like child support, collaborative divorce, transfer of property, and child custody.
- Canadian tax law firm Thorsteinssons issued tax alerts on price allocation principles and punitive TFSA audits, and Brandon Wiener gave a presentation on structuring the sale of a family-owned business.
- West Palm Beach criminal defense lawyer Ron Chapman wrote an interesting blog post about 9 ways to prevent eyewitnesses from misidentifying innocent people.
- The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association released details of its upcoming World Summit & National Spring conferences, which are being held back-to-back, April 13-17 in Montreal. Looks like an excellent lineup of events!
- Fraser Valley law firm Waterstone Law Group was proud to be the lead sponsor of the ChillSpell spelling bee, where partner Ed Kaye (who was recently honoured with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award by the Rotary Club of Chilliwack/Fraser) was the lead judge. The firm also sponsored the Sto:lo Business Conference.
- Arizona criminal defense lawyer Lawrence Koplow, who blogs at the Arizona DUI Defense Blog, is working on the final touches of an independent project that showcases his views on law practice management, Legal Coffee.
- New Jersey criminal attorney Jonathan Marshall explored the Graves Act and gun-related charges in New Jersey, domestic violence legislation, and Brimage guidelines for drug crime parole ineligibility.
- BC-based legal support services provider Dye & Durham shared its helpful March litigation calendar, and covered the world’s first-ever Twitter moot on their BC Law Watch blog.
That’s all for this time; we’ll be back next month with more accomplishments and accolades!