Here at Stem, May has just flown by, and our clients have been busy, too. Here’s a quick look at what everyone’s been up to this month:
- Criminal attorney Lawrence Koplow blogged about the new Arizona DUI rules, including changes to interlock requirements, mandatory jail time, home detention and driver’s license suspensions.
- Product injury firm Hissey Kientz added a page about the antiseizure medication Depakote. The new page includes information on taking the drug during pregnancy and the increased risk of birth defects, and Depakote lawsuits.
- Kelowna, BC law firm Pushor Mitchell published its monthly newsletter, Legal Alert #147. This month’s edition includes articles on social media as as jury selection tool, a new installment of 10 mistakes that could screw up your ICBC claim, and litigation against strata corporations.
- Pushor Mitchell was also the recipient of the 2011 Green Business Award in the large business category. Congratulations!
- Richard Dearden, a partner in Gowlings’ Ottawa office and leader of the Firm’s Defamation & Media Group, commented in a Ottawa Citizen story on the cellblock video case hearing.
- Clio published a free white paper entitled “Comparing the Costs: Analyzing the total cost of ownership of Clio vs. traditional desktop practice management solutions“, which compares the costs of Clio to Time Matters, PC Law and Amicus Attorney.
- Florida criminal attorney Ron Chapman wrote about being adjudicated guilty and getting your record sealed, also discussed on his Florida Criminal Records FAQ site.
- BC legal support services provider Dye & Durham held a webinar on BC Supreme Court Civil Rules which included tips on practice directions, administrative notices, and filing requirements.
- David Canton at London, Ontario’s Harrison Pensa LLP posted on his blog eLegal Canton about his recent experience with the new iPad2.
- New Jersey criminal defense attorney John Marshall wrote about the controversy over DWI sobriety checkpoint apps for smart phones, and an increasing number of female DWI arrests in New Jersey.
- Elder law attorney Jonathan Rosenfeld wrote an excellent post about coping with mixed emotions when visiting a loved one in a nursing home, giving his own insights and pointing to some further resources.
- At Waterstone Law’s BC Injury Lawyers Blog, Daniel Sorensen discussed using Facebook profiles as evidence against injured persons at trial, and being mindful of using social media during a personal injury case.
- The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association released its Summer 2011 issue of CCCA Magazine. This issue includes articles on whistleblowing, law firm branding, and Wall Street’s short memory.
- And Stem’s newest client Markham, Ontario family lawyer Russell Alexander wrote a number of pieces on his FamilyLLB blog; taking on issues such as Access to Children, Adultery and Divorce in Ontario, and offering recommended web resources for helping children through a divorce.
Watch for more updates from Stem clients next month.