The spring is just about over and summer is just around the corner! May has been a busy month, particularly for our clients. Let’s see what they have been up to:
- Texas product liability firm, Hissy Kientz LLP, added a new key practice area to its main website, on lawsuits by the cleanup workers of the BP oil spill. It also updated content on its Risperdal site and its testosterone booster site. It further added some mesothelioma news stories on its mesothelioma site.
- Cloud based practice management software producers Clio shared two interesting client profiles, Suzanne Meehle, a runner who runs her practice with Clio, and Wendy James, small town lawyer and mother of two. Clio also blogged on a comparison of the cost of running a server against using the Cloud, in Saved by the Cloud.
- This month, tax boutique Thorsteinssons succeeded at the Federal Court of Appeal, when the Court upheld the Tax Court of Canada’s ruling on R. v. Lehigh Cement Limited. Warren Mitchell and Matthew Williams were counsel. Thorsteinssons’ lawyers were also busy on the blog, with Ian Gamble blogging on “Supreme Court considers meaning of “advice” in disclosure exemption,” “CRA issues quasi-ruling on arm’s legnth dealing in foreign affiliate context” and “Rulings Directorate confirms character of capital property is preserved on rollover.”
- Arizona DUI lawyer, Lawrence Koplow, blogged on “What warrants a warrant?” , writing on when a warrant for taking blood to measure blood alcohol level is reasonable.
- The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association had many new contributions to their Knowledge Centre, some of which are “ Atlantic Canada Minimum Wage Roundup”, “SCC Says “Policy Options” Is “Advice” – and Exempt From Access to Information Requests” and “In-House Compliance Programs: The Essentials”.
- Ontario Condominium and Construction Law boutique, Robson Carpenter, blogged on its Condo Development blog about “Choosing a Condo Plan that is Right for You – Part 1: Vacant Land Condominiums“. On Adam Zasada’s Ontario Construction Law and Litigation Blog, Adam wrote a short piece on “Leaky condos still a problem and aren’t going away for the foreseeable future.”
- Toronto Real Estate law firm Frost Law has had a busy month on its blog, blogging about “Toronto Real Estate – As Affordable as a French Castle“, “Toronto Real Estate: April Saw Prices Continue to Increase“, “Condominium: Owner Alleged Didn’t Get What Promised” and “Latent Defects – What About a Haunted Building?”
- Florida Criminal Law attorney, Ron Chapman blogged prolifically this month, canvassing such issues as “DUI and the Accident Report Privilege“, “Robbery and the Use of Force” , and “Trespass and Stolen Cars“; plus a FAQ addition on “Why did a Judge deny a fire fighter’s request to have his record sealed?“
- Okanagan full-service firm Pushor Mitchell participated in and won Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On Tournament in Kelowna! They also wrote on a variety of topics, including “Determining Residency for Canadian Taxation Purposes“, “New Anti-Spam Legislation: Implications for Employers” and “Employee Notice Provision Enforced“.
- Ontario family lawyer Russell Alexander coverd many topics of interest in family law on his blog this month, including “Should the Deceased Mother’s New Partner win Custody over the Kids’ Biological Father?“, “Case Update: Family Island Dispute Goes to Appeal” and “Can a Kid Bring His or Her Own Support Claim?“
That is all for this month! We’ll be back next month with news and updates on our clients.