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New, Busy, Running Late? Legal App Can Help

Can’t make it to court? There’s an app for that. No, really. Every day in Ontario courts, paralegals find themselves scrambling to find a replacement for an appearance. Car trouble, illness and scheduling conflicts wreak havoc with the best-laid plans. Paralegals are too-often left running through their lists of colleagues who can make an appearance […]

Law Office of the Future – Fight Your Tickets Where You Shop?

Allowing Ontarians to purchase legal services where they buy their bananas is inching closer to reality. A report presented to June Convocation focuses on the next steps for the ABS Working Committee. In February, the group’s first report led some Benchers to warn of a loss of dignity for the profession, if people can buy […]

5 Marketing Mistakes New Paralegals Make

Paralegal and professor Reena Basser outlines five trouble spots for new paralegals who want to market their services.   I have been in a sole proprietorship as a Licensed Paralegal for a while and have learned many valuable lessons in the arena of marketing. In my experience, new licensees falter in their first year with […]

Do I Need a Paralegal?

Faced with a potential legal issue, more and more Ontarians are hearing: “Call a paralegal.” But what is a paralegal, anyway, and why should you contact one? Paralegals are the newest members of Ontario’s legal services community. Ontario’s 7,500 or so paralegals are licensed and regulated by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) – […]

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