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March 2015 • Volume 39, Issue 3
    • Subtitle Cover Story
    Written by Stephen Lautens
    Issue Date: March 2015
    There were two casualties of the Canadian Judicial Council’s inquiry into Justice Lori Douglas. The first was Lori Douglas, by…
    • Subtitle City Report: Winnipeg
    Written by Shannon Kari
    Issue Date: March 2015
    On a brisk winter morning, with the temperature a mere -20 C and rising, senior litigator Dave Hill had his…
    • Subtitle Legal Report: Family Law
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: March 2015
    A few years ago Steven Benmor found himself in divorce court representing an 82-year-old client seeking to end a long-term…

Departments

    • Subtitle Law Office Management
    Written by Marg. Bruineman
    Issue Date: March 2015
    When Craig Burley left Bay Street to open his own tax law practice in Hamilton, Ont., he reveled in his new-found freedom. But he soon discovered the down side of being on his own. Suddenly he was without the support network he once enjoyed at the large firm. Those administrative…
    • Subtitle Cross Examined
    Written by Richard Foot
    Issue Date: March 2015
    Aniz Alani says he’s “just a guy with a credit card and some vacation time.”

Columns

    • Subtitle Back Page
    Written by Jim Middlemiss
    Issue Date: March 2015
    As the law school year winds down across the country, Canada’s medium and large law firms begin preparations for the annual legal rite of passage — articling. That’s when hordes of lawyer wannabes, fresh out of torts and civil procedure, disperse across law firms, and anxiously seek to dip their…
    • Subtitle Editor's Desk
    Written by Gail J. Cohen
    Issue Date: March 2015
    While no lawyer was ever affected by the stringent reporting rules in the federal government’s money-laundering legislation that some said would turn them into “agents of the state,” last month’s unanimous ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada has literally set lawyers apart from other professionals on this front.
 

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