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5 advantages helping midsize law firms stand out in today's market

Changes in the legal market are opening new doors for midsize law firms, allowing them to take on new clients.

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Content Consumption – Getting Personal By Zena Applebaum

Like many of you, I have been working from home as I draft this post.

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5 tips to successfully work from home as a lawyer

While many businesses have adjusted their operations to accommodate work from home, lawyers face a unique set of challenges that make serving their clients remotely more difficult.

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How to remain productive while working from home

Many lawyers have recently found themselves out of the office and working from home.

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COVID-19 Resources

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, changes are happening rapidly on both a federal and provincial level.

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3 steps to enhance your firm's client experience

A well-executed client experience can make a sizeable difference in your firm’s revenue and reputation.

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In response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and to assist in reducing further risks of infection, various levels of court across Canada have issued notices in recent days regarding the suspension and restriction of hearings and court operations. Hearings will be limited to emergency and urgent matters only, as they will be identified by the Courts.

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How To Improve Your Legal Team’s Well-Being

It is no secret that the life of a lawyer can be challenging, tiring, and extremely stressful as your firm faces endless tight deadlines and case overload. Chances are there are lawyers at your firm struggling to find the time to consider their own well-being or how to initiate some type of balance in their work and personal life.

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An unjust enrichment is more than the exchange of mutual benefits arising from cohabitation or the sharing of expenses

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4 Steps to Help Your Firm Gain a Competitive Edge

It is never too late to identify and work on inadequacies affecting your firm. In the legal industry, stagnation is not an option. Ensure your firm is progressing and retaining a competitive edge by recognizing, diagnosing, and treating pain points.

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The phrase “joint family venture” denotes a particular model of domestic relationship. One might reasonably describe the acquisition and use of a residence in the context of a joint family venture, but it is incorrect to describe acquiring and using a piece of realty as a joint family venture.

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Recent application challenging the validity of a will.

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