With microsite launches, speaking engagements, and awards and honours, Stem’s clients were a busy lot in November. Here’s a quick look at what they were up to:
- BC legal support services provider Dye & Durham won “Large Business of the Year” at the Celebration of Business Excellence Awards, presented by the New Westminster, BC Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations!
- Kudos also to go out to Canadian law firm Gowlings, who took home two big honours this month: the firm was named one of the best employers in the Greater Toronto Area for the second consecutive year, and Thomson Reuters named Gowlings one of the top five law firms for Canadian M&A.
- Stem’s newest client, Thorsteinssons LLP Tax Lawyers, were recognized by Report on Business, Who’s Who Legal, the Chambers Global Guide, and DealMakers Monthly.
- Kelowna law firm Pushor Mitchell launched a microsite, Canadian Tax Dispute Help and accompanying blog. The site contains consumer-oriented information on tax issues such as audits, reassessments, and appeals.
- The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association announced some interesting CLE opportunities, including a 3-hour workshop entitled “Paying the Right Price for External Legal Services”, which will be held in Montreal, Calgary, Toronto, and Vancouver throughout December.
- Product injury firm Hissey Kientz launched a microsite for Crestor side effects, and the firm continues to work on Depakote birth defects lawsuits and defective DuPuy hip replacement matters.
- Our cloud-based law practice management software client Clio announced its new #goneclio podcast; and CEO Jack Newton spoke at both the Macs in Law Offices conference and the North Carolina Solo/Small Firm Conference.
- On their BC Injury Lawyers Blog, Waterstone Law lawyers wrote about the importance of maintaining a pain journal after a car accident, and the responsibility of drivers towards young passengers, in light of the recent decision in Vedan v. Stevens.
- At London, Ontario law firm Harrison Pensa, IP & technology lawyer David Canton wrote an article on establishing workplace social media policies for the London Free Press.
- On his FamilyLLB blog, Oshawa divorce lawyer Russell Alexander finished off a three-part series on Facebook as evidence in family law. His firm’s charitable giving fund also gave $5,000 to the local minor hockey association.
- New Jersey DWI attorney Jonathan Marshall blogged about a new study from the CDC that found males are more likely to be arrested than females for driving while impaired.
- Chicago personal injury lawyer Jonathan Rosenfeld settled an injured client’s uninsured motorist case at the policy limit, and also blogged a list of 10 helpful elder care web resources.
We’ll be back next month with a look at how our clients wrapped up the year in 2011.