As June turns into July, schools are out and the lazy days of summer begin. Our clients, however, have been busy in June:
- Four of Thorsteinssons‘ lawyers were chosen by their peers as Leading Practitioners in the 2013 Lexpert Legal Directory. Doug Mathew, Craig Sturrock, Warren Mitchell and Matthew Williams were accorded this honour in the area of corporate tax litigation. Other lawyers in this leading Canadian tax firm were busy with presentations this month. Paul Gibney presented at the 2013 STEP National Conference on “Practitioners Update: Tax” and also presented for the Canadian Bar Association on “Non-Resident Trusts and Offshore Fund Property Rules.” David Davies presented on “CRA Challenges to Trusts” at the Pacific Business and Law Institute Conference on June 18.
- Register by July 1st and not only will you save $100 on the registration fee but you will be eligible for a chance to attend #ClioCloud9 on Clio! The first annual Clio Cloud Conference will be held on September 23 and 24, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Early bird registration lasts until July 1st . Plan to attend and “Take Your Practice to Cloud 9″.
- In other Clio news, Clio is proud to present its newest blog, the ClioLabs Blog, written by the designers and developers that make Clio. The Clio Labs Blog gives readers an inside look at the craftsmanship behind the design, user experience and code related efforts at Clio. Also, the Arkansas Bar Association joined Clio’s Bar Association Affinity Program.
- And over at Small Firm Innovation, the monthly theme was Keep It Short and Simple , the monthly book that was reviewed was Social Media as Evidence and Kelli Proia blogged on “8 Take Aways form the Super Legal Marketing Conference.”
- Ontario Family Law firm Russell Alexander, Family Lawyers have been blogging at a furious pace. They have discussed such topics as “Top 5 Ways to Keep Divorce Costs Down”, “Top 5 Books About Divorce for Teens”. “Should Alcoholic, Unemployed Father Be Forgiven $40,000 in Support Arrears?” , “Varying Child Support: How Long is Too Long to Wait?” and many other topics on family law. Their blog can be found at familyllb.com.
- Texas based product liability firm Hissey Kientz has added new information on side effects to their Mirena lawsuit help site as well as new information on their Stryker Hip Recall Site with respect to hip replacement problems. On their mesothelioma hotline site, they have added a news items area.
- Okanagan law firm Pushor Mitchell published some great articles at the end of May and the beginning of June, such as “Workplace Equality: When Is It Legal to Terminate and Employee on Parental Leave?” and “When Should I Settle with ICBC?“
- The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association published their Summer 2013 CCCA Magazine, with stories such as “Second Act: Former GC Finds New Mission After Starbucks” and “Poison Pills: New Rules Ahead?” Also newsworthy are their Twitter feed (@CCCA_News), a great stream of news and updates specifically for corporate counsel, and their new certification program for in-house counsel, operated in conjunction with the Rotman Business School.
- Rhode Island Elder Care Lawyers Heffner & Associates have a new post on their blog containing Mark Heffner’s Power Point slides from his NEGAS presentation “Medicaid and Medicaid Planning: Stuff You Will Want to Know and Tell Your Clients.” Heffner & Associates practice in the field of Medicaid planning in Rhode Island.
- Ontario condo and subdivision law firm Robson Carpenter lawyer Greg Carpenter blogged about how http://www.rcllp.ca/condo/“>Schedule G in Ontario’s Condominium Declaration and Amendments can affect architects, engineers, condo developers and municipalities.
- BC legal support services provider Dye & Durham released its July litigation calendar, blogged on the new Aboriginal mentoring program announced by the Law Society and informed readers about the appointment of new judges, including a new Chief Justice, in British Columbia.
We’ll have more updates at the end of July!