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Post-pandemic litigation may include remote will witnessing

Other trends in will and estates: planning for tax increases, and First Nations trusts litigation

Events of 2020 has sparked a global reckoning of inequality and anti-Black racism: OBA President

First Black head of the OBA Charlene Theodore a featured speaker at Feb. 18 Women in Law conference

McGill law school appoints co-directors of human rights centre

Ramanujam and Mégret proposed co-directorship to law dean Robert Leckey, who accepted

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions, departures: Jan. 25, 2021 update

Firms making announcements include Blakes, BLG, Cassels, Cain Lamarre, DuMoulin Black, Fasken

COVID-19 and the courts: Jan. 25 update

Today’s roundup for courthouses across Canada

Quebec litigator values work-life balance

Valérie Lemaire received The Advocates’ Society’s Excellence in Mentoring Award 2020 for Quebec

Insurance benefits may be owed post-divorce

Ontario ruling emphasizes importance of complying with court-ordered post-separation obligations

Alberta QB justice with niche in commercial and insolvency law retires

Retired justice Juliana Topolniski dubbed as “not one to mince her words”

Personal injury litigation financing company Easy Legal Finance acquires Settlement Lenders

Acquisition meant to advance mission to litigation financing on national level

OPINION

Baber was validly criticizing the increasingly draconian measures and their unintended side effects

Employers should know that diversity does not mean the same thing to everyone: law student

As crime continues to decrease, police spending should not keep going up, argues Michael Spratt

The pandemic highlighted the real reform work required this year, argues LSO Bencher Michael Lesage

FEATURES

B.C. lawyer honored for role in legal fight to eliminate discrimination against LGBTQ2SI+ community

Canadian Bar Association B.C. branch awards barbara findlay the Georges A. Goyer QC Memorial Award

Women in Law: Unconscious bias training a pathway to more diversity, chief inclusion officer says

Winston & Strawn’s Sylvia James a featured speaker at Canadian Lawyer’s Women in Law conference

New opportunities for real estate in Canada after pandemic disruption

COVID-19 has affected the market and created a second wave of challenges but also innovations

Building communities and building business: McCarthy Tétrault’s John Osler

Osler has always focused on his community as a lawyer in Calgary and a partner at a national firm