Archives for October 2011

Stem Client Roundup for October 2011

Posted by Emma Durand-Wood on

Happy Halloween! October has seen lots of big news and events for Stem’s clients. Here’s a quick look at what they’ve been up to: Former cabinet minister Lawrence Cannon joined Gowlings as a strategic adviser and chairman of its government affairs group. The firm also opened an office in Beijing, China, bringing its number of overseas offices to three… more »

COLPM Fellow-Elect

Posted by Steve Matthews on

I’m humbled to share with you some very exciting news: I’m being inducted as a Fellow into the College of Law Practice Management later on this week, at the College’s 2011 Annual Meeting and Futures Conference in Chicago. A little about the College: “The COLPM is an honorary organization, unassociated with any bar association, which formally recognizes individuals who have… more »

PLTC 2011: Moving Into the Cloud – Slide Deck

Posted by Steve Matthews on

At last week’s Pacific Legal Technology Conference, I did a presentation on cloud computing and SaaS (Software as a Service) with Catherine Sanders Reach. Specifically, we covered how law firms can use cloud-based  technology for different aspects of their practice. We started with basic definitions, and went on to discuss what these tools offer, what the risks are,… more »

The good, the bad, and the better of legal writing

Posted by Jordan Furlong on

I take every opportunity that comes my way to speak to law students, and I always find it a gratifying experience, even when I have to spell out the challenges they’re going to face upon entering a legal marketplace in crisis. Last week, I had the chance to speak to a Legal Writing class at the University of Ottawa Faculty… more »

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