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February, 2019
  • Personal Injury Legal Report

    When the mind fails to heal

    Personal injury lawyers, on the plaintiff and insurance-defence side, say they are increasingly dealing with claimants diagnosed with somatic symptom disorder, previously known as somatoform disorder.
  • Cover Story

    The state of legal tech

    Very late last year, Tel Aviv-based business-to-business company LawGeex announced that total 2018 investment in legal technology — a.k.a. “law tech” or (more frequently) “legal tech” — had surpassed US$1 billion.


  • Not just the money

    Law Office Management

    Not just the money

    Increased demand for experienced lawyers may explain a disparity in salary range revealed in the Canadian Lawyer annual compensation survey between new calls and those with more experience.
  • Confronting the unseen

    Cross Examined

    Confronting the unseen

    In her judicial application, Michele Hollins was asked how her experience would provide her with insight into the diversity of Canadian perspectives. She cited the impact of mental illness in her answer.


  • Rob Miller

    Why law firms can’t compete

    Law firms are failing. They are failing society and clients by not providing accessible and affordable legal services and by offering the wrong services. They are failing their internal stakeholders by assuming only senior lawyers contribute to law firm success.
  • Paul Paton

    Don’t stigmatize religious lawyers

    What is the place of religion in a lawyer’s daily life? How should lawyers reconcile this with their professional obligations?
  • Tim Wilbur

    Editor's Desk

    Our most important tool

    If you speak with any legal tech entrepreneur long enough, talk often shifts from cool new technologies to human behaviour.


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