It is already the end of November and we are hurrying into the holiday season. Our clients have been very active this month, as you can see by the following:
- Rhode Island elder care attorney Mark Heffner highlighted a symposium on Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Impairment. This free symposium featured Dr. Jie Shen, Harvard Professor of Neurology, presenting on “Memory Impairment and Synaptic Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease.”
- Over at Robson Carpenter LLP, the Ontario boutique condominium and construction law firm, Craig Robson has been busy blogging this month on topics such as “Development Charges Season” and “Schedule G Part 3: Schedule G – Municipality“.
- Texas product liability firm Hissey Kientz LLP added content on mesh contraction to its transvaginal mesh website, added a frequently asked questions page to its BioMet website, updated the news stories on its Granuflo website and added new content on the hazards of asbestos exposure to its Mesothelioma website.
- Russell I. Alexander, Collaborative Family Lawyers, has named the recipient of the Russell Alexander Charitable Giving Fund. It is the Lindsay Lynx, a girls hockey association based in Lindsay, Ontario. In other firm news, RIA is looking for an associate lawyer to practice family law in its three Ontario offices. On the RIA blog, Russell Alexander and his associates blogged on such subjects as “Father Runs a Fry-Shack. Is He “Under-Employed”?” and “Tax Rules Made Simple – Deductibility of Legal Fees“, among many others.
- Our newest client, Ben Hanuka, principal of LawWorks Professional Corporation, Ontario franchise lawyer and law firm, is a prolific blogger and this month wrote on the following topics, “Franchisor’s Options in Reselling a Distressed Franchised Business” and “Punitive Damages Must be Assessed Based on Compensatory Awards“.
- Thorsteinsson’s was selected as a 2013 DealMakers Global Leading Firms Award winner in the category of “Law Firm of the Year (Tax) – Canada.” and “Corporate Tax Firm of the Year” by the Global 100. Tax Lawyer Paul Gibney was recommended in Who’s Who Legal as an authoritative voice on personal tax matters. David Davies blogged on “Tax-Motivated Contractual Rectifications” this month, while Natasha Reid blogged on “FCA Nails the Coffin on Judicial Review of CRA Misbehaviour.”
- Pushor Mitchell LLP, located in Kelowna, B.C. released their November newsletter, covering topics such as non-removal orders under the BC Family Act, the legal framework surrounding thereducing a business workforce during tough economic times. In firm news, Tom Fellhauer was re-elected a Bencher for Law Society of British Columbia’s Okanagan region; the firm also released the results of its 6th annual client satisfaction survey, where 99.2% of the firm’s clients would recommend them to others in their community!
- Over at our Fraser Valley firm, Waterstone Law Group LLP, the firm’s most prolific blogger, Daniel Sorensen, wrote on the topic of employee mistakes and whether the individual employee could be held liable. Daniel’s blog is unique in its structure, and provide the ability to cover this topic from both the Employer’s perspective and the Employee’s perspective.
- British Columbia legal services provider Dye & Durham blogged on their BC Law Watch blog on such diverse topics as BC Bencher Election Results, Hinkson Announced as New Chief Justice of the B.C. Supreme Cout and New Practice Direction Issued on BC Divorce Proceedings under Civil Marriage Act.
- Our friends at Clio continue to set an awesome pace. In addition to announcing the opening of the company’s new Toronto office, Clio released two new publications: its 2013 Macs in Law Offices survey results, and a new whitepaper on understanding the usage and impact of Statistics on Flat Fee Billing for legal process improvement.
- Over on Small Firm Innovation, it was awards time! Their collaborative blog was once again nominated in the “LPM” category in the ABA Blawg 100. Also worthy on the content side, Brian Medsky wrote a fascinating 3-part series on the “tech giants and the FISA court”, see: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.
This was an exceptional month for client news, with some exceptional happenings! Join us next month for our year-end round-up.