All articles published in March 2014

Does Hiring a Big Law Firm Lead to Bigger Legal Bills?

Sometimes yes. Lawyers’ bills can be reviewed by way of an “assessment” by a judicial officer.  The following is a quote from such an assessment hearing on a “big firm’s” accounts: “Based on my experience in other assessment hearings, I have found that some law firms have taken to the practice of offering a team…

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Supreme Court of Canada Directs Lawyers and Judges to Re-think How Lawsuits Are to be Conducted

If you scroll to the top of this web site, you will see quote where I define, in part, what it is that I do. Let me repeat it:  “Throughout the course of a lawsuit, a large part of my job is to give practical advice in an impractical system.” Here, in part, is what…

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