Our Take on Things

Imparting Wisdom, without sounding like a Jerk

The Law Society of Ontario’s Bencher’s elections are in full swing. There are many candidates, some running for specific causes and some running because they want the Law Society to have Benchers whose average year of call is not 27 years. So. That was interesting. I’ve been Called to the Bar 26 years. I’d like

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Time for Spring Cleaning – Law Firm Style

Spring has sprung so you know what that means – it’s time to Spring Clean, and no I don’t mean your house.    Now that winter is done (hopefully there won’t be anymore snow days), you should take a look at refreshing the office and dusting off those cobwebs, whether it be your home office

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Find A Good Ol’ Trustee Person to Act on Your Behalf

Who have you appointed as your power of attorney? How about the estate trustee in your will? People don’t often give enough thought to the appointment of their powers of attorney and the estate trustee for their wills. We won’t even get started about the people who don’t even give a thought to the need

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So You Have Been Garnished – now what?

You got a Notice of Garnishment telling you that your bank, another person who owes you money or your employer has been “garnished”: what does that mean? Well, it usually means that you failed to file a defence to an action you were named as a defendant, and then judgment was awarded against you, usually

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Professionalism Matters

The word professional is battered about a lot these days. When I first went to law school, it was said that the difference between a profession and an occupation is that professionals have to put their clients, students and patients before themselves. That makes a lot of sense, though in this day and age it

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