March kicked off conference season, with both Steve and Jordan speaking at ABA events, and several of Stem’s clients presenting at or gearing up for big events of their own. Read on to learn about what our clients were up to in March:
- The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association published the Spring 2012 edition of CCCA magazine and announced that the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre and Project Genesis are the charities of choice for the CCCA Spring Conference and World Summit, respectively.
- Oshawa divorce lawyer Russell Alexander co-presented two sessions on paperless law offices at the 2012 ABA TECHSHOW.
- London, ON law firm Harrison Pensa revealed the results of its Facebook-driven food bank drive: through the help of a local grocery store, the final donation to the London Food Bank came in at 3536 pounds of food. See more details here… and way to go, HP!
- Fraser Valley, BC-based law firm Waterstone launched the BC Family Lawyer Blog, authored by the firm’s Family Law Group.
- West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Ron Chapman wrote a helpful post about what you should do if one of your friends or relatives is arrested.
- Cloud-based legal practice management software Clio released the Clio Platform API, which lets third party developers integrate and extend Clio’s functionality.
- A new series on land title e-filing debuted on Dye & Durham‘s BC Law Watch blog. The series is guest written by real property lawyer Susan E. Lloyd.
- Gowlings was recognized in World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 as a top tier trademark firm in both Canada and Russia, and 12 of the firm’s IP professionals were cited as as leaders in their field. Gowlings was the top-ranked Canadian firm — congratulations!
- Canadian tax lawyers Douglas Mathew, Matthew Williams, and Mark Barbour of Thorsteinssons appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada.
- Product injury law firm Hissey Kientz expanded content on its Zoloft birth defects microsite (see hypoplastic left heart syndrome, transposition of the great arteries; tetralogy of Fallot; and coarctation of the aorta). Details on Avondale shipyards asbestos exposure were added to the firm’s mesothelioma site; the Yaz side effects and De Puy hip replacement sites were also updated.
- New Jersey criminal attorney Jonathan Marshall wrote about the verdict in the Ravi webcam spying case, discussing bias intimidation charges in New Jersey.
- Okanagan law firm Pushor Mitchell published helpful articles on PST re-implementation in BC, whether employers can use social media during the hiring process, and the first in a series of myths about mild brain injury. The firm also joined Twitter (@pushormitchell)!
- Chicago injury lawyer Jonathan Rosenfeld geared up for the launch of a bike injury law microsite and opened up about what happened when his own mother was injured in a bicycle accident.
We’ll be back next month with more client news to share.