Fall is here! Funny how that “back to school” mentality of fresh starts and renewed enthusiasm stays with us no matter how old we get! Here’s a quick look at what Stem’s clients have been up to during the bustling month of September:
- London, Ontario law firm Harrison Pensa announced it has earned recertification in the Meritas global alliance of business law firms. The firm also welcomed its four new articling students and encouraged them to blog about their experiences over the coming months. You can follow Harrison Pensa’s student blog to learn all about them!
- Chicago personal injury lawyer Jonathan Rosenfeld announced a new microsite: www.chicagomotorcycleinjurylawyers.com which educates motorbike riders and passengers on the medical and legal implications of motorcycle accidents in Illinois.
- Kim Wilson of the Raleigh, RC personal injury firm Wilson Law announced she will be speaking on preparing witnesses under the new rule 702 as part of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice seminar, Expert Testimony: The Changing Landscape in North Carolina.
- Web-based practice management software Clio announced the new Clio Rewards Program, a point system that thanks clients for referring others to their cloud service with great prizes (iPads or $500 Amazon gift cards). New customers coming in on referral earn points, too. The company also blogged about their recent office curry cook-off and had our mouths watering!
- BC legal support services provider Dye & Durham began offering a new binding service, which allows customers to submit Application and Appeal Records by email or ETRAY for binding and filing in Provincial, Supreme and Court of Appeal of BC.
- News Jersey criminal attorney Jonathan Marshall‘s firm developed microsites for three nearby counties: Middlesex, Monmouth, and Passaic. Marshall, who has a large DWI practice, also blogged about New Jersey’s proposed pet seatbelt law and how it relates to distracted driving in general.
- Product injury law firm Hissey Kientz updated its Actos bladder cancer microsite to include the latest warnings regarding the diabetes drug; developed three new practices areas related to antidepressants Celexa, Lexapro, and Effexor and birth defects; and added research regarding transvaginal mesh studies to their Transvaginal Mesh Patch Lawsuit microsite.
- Oshawa divorce lawyer Russell Alexander posted several helpful lists on his FamilyLLB blog: the top 5 things clients should not expect from family court, a video of 5 frequently asked questions about spousal support in Ontario, and 10 characteristics of a difficult client.
- Thomas McDonnell of the Canadian tax law firm Thorsteinssons blogged a primer on remission orders, and his colleague Ian Gamble wrote that CRA is considering cross-border fees for advertising on US websites.
- Ed Kaye of Fraser Valley law firm Waterstone Law was a presenter in an advanced care planning workshop offered by the Chilliwack Hospice Society, and Daniel Sorensen blogged about the importance of being fair in employee terminations.
- The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association announced that nominations are open for the CCCA’s annual awards. The deadline is November 23rd, 2012, and awards will be announced at the National Spring Conference. Get those nominations in!
Can we keep this momentum up? Check back next month to find out, when we share more client news and events in our usual roundup.