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Masters' Motions for Licensing Candidates and Recent Calls

In this TLA video you'll get the inside scoop from Masters before whom you might appear. This webinar is essential viewing for Licensing Candidates, recent calls and others who are new to arguing Masters' Motions.

Construction Law's New Era of Adjudication

The Construction Act’s new provisions have been in force for one full year. Adjudication is gaining momentum as a fast-track dispute resolution mechanism for construction disputes in Ontario. Watch this TLA Video to review the Act’s key updates and review Ontario’s first year of adjudication from the perspectives of both adjudicator and counsel.

Digest: Employment and Tax Law Update

The MLA regularly holds a Business Breakfast in which experts are invited to the table to give an overview of the latest updates across a number of topics.

7 Strategies to Make Your Emails User-Friendly!

Whether you are writing to your clients or your colleagues, it is guaranteed that they are juggling emails, instant messages, and social media. Therefore, your readers will prefer to receive correspondence that is easy for them to review.

We're All in this Together!

A recent LexisNexis study found that 67% of legal professionals in Canada are experiencing significant changes to their primary area of practice due to COVID-19. As a result, some lawyers are looking to expand into new practice areas.

How do Small Claims Court Increases Affect You?

As of January 1, 2020, the Small Claims court jurisdiction increased from $25,000 to $35,000. Given this substantial increase, it is important for lawyers, paralegals and students to be effective in this court.

Critical New Developments in Employment Law

The past year had already witnessed significant changes in employment law. Then COVID-19 hit and the world, and workplaces, were suddenly and dramatically transformed. Learn about these many changes from TLA's diverse panel of practitioners.

Advice for Trial Lawyers from the Appeal’s Perspective

Are you an experienced trial lawyer who wants to take steps to improve your client’s position on a possible appeal? Are you new to trial work and would like to know what you can do to protect the record? Would you like some tips and tricks for success on what might be your first appeal?

Remote Commissioning in Real Estate Transactions

The real estate industry continues to thrive in 2020, despite the pandemic, but we all know that new measures have changed how transactions are carried out.

Best Practices In High Conflict Family Law Matters

All family lawyers encounter high-conflict cases. Whether it’s the timing of the separation or intensity of the conflict, high-conflict separations can hijack a family lawyer’s practice.

Jury Trials From the Masters

When it comes to jury trials, the rules of engagement are a little different and require some subtle shifts in approach, along with special considerations that may not be immediately obvious. While you may already have experience with jury trials, it's always helpful and beneficial to hear from the masters and learn from their experiences.

Virtual Court Attendances: What You Need To Know As A Civil Litigator

As part of our continuing series on how to adapt to a post-pandemic world, today we are looking at litigating virtually. Virtual court attendances are growing in popularity at all levels of court in Ontario and we want to make sure you are prepared for the changing landscape.

How to Approach Virtual Discoveries & Mediations

Recently, we've been talking about the skills and information you need in order to adapt to practicing in the virtual world. Today, we have some practical advice for you, from other lawyers who are walking the walk.

How to Choose Marketing Options that Work For YOU

Marketing yourself or your small firm can be daunting! Websites, SEO, logos, taglines, social media, advertising - online and off, videos, direct mail, trade shows, networking, seminars and publications...

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