uLawPractice Blog

"During a recent audit, (uLaw) went above and beyond" says Rodgers Paralegal

Posted by Peter Rodgers on Nov 15, 2017 4:22:50 PM

I have been using uLaw for just over a year now and find it very helpful and user-friendly for my business. (Rodgers Paralegal)

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Topics: Testimonial, Rodgers Paralegal, Peter Rodgers

CCLA Paralegal Committee CPD event in Ottawa Nov 21

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 14, 2017 6:37:27 AM

 

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Legal accounting seminar Nov 21 at Ottawa Courthouse

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 10, 2017 12:05:11 PM

Paralegals, lawyers and students who are looking to learn more about how to effectively manage the administrative and accounting components of their legal business are being given an opportunity to learn practical skills during a seminar hosted at the Elgin St. courthouse in Ottawa later this month.

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Topics: webinar, Elgin Street, CCLA

‘Dishonest’ paralegal plays both sides, misappropriates $30k, loses licence

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 9, 2017 7:44:29 AM

Among a swath of activities and behaviours unbecoming of a paralegal in Ontario, a Richmond Hill practitioner recently had his licence revoked by Law Society of Upper Canada Tribunal.

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Topics: Law Society Tribunal Decisions, Ping Lee, misconduct, compliance, licence revoked, Barbara J. Murchie

LSUC swag possibly to become collectible in future

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 7, 2017 4:27:50 PM

Mugs, clocks, ties, scarves, cuff links and other Law Society of Upper Canada branded swag might become a hot ticket collectible item in the future.

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uLaw tech update: new tool for import call history for speedy docketing

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Nov 6, 2017 6:39:00 AM

Recording the duration of client phone consultations for Canadian legal practitioners, clerks and administrative staff just got a whole lot easier.

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Topics: time docket, ulaw mobile, Tech update

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Hamilton lawyer suspended for mishandling money in trust

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Oct 31, 2017 1:38:32 PM

 

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Thinking differently: What it takes to make lawyers understand accounting

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Oct 28, 2017 1:35:55 PM

Every day in courtrooms, separate but highly related words are bitterly argued. Often two synonyms are put up against one another, challenged and scaled on a balance of probabilities. Was it recklessness? Or negligence? Knowingly, or ought to have known?

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Former SCC Justice Rothstein only hired law clerks from the "school of hard knocks"

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Oct 26, 2017 6:00:00 AM

As a lawyer and retired top judge, Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada, the child of Eastern European immigrants, used to work 40-50 hour shifts on long haul trains from Winnipeg to Vancouver to pay for his education in the 40s.

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More photos of Ottawa's weekend Paralegal Conference

Posted by uLaw Editorial Team on Oct 25, 2017 6:51:00 AM

At uLawPractice we're excited to serve the paralegal community in Ottawa and we pledge our support of thoughtful discussion regarding the improvement and advancement of business and bookkeeping aspects of the legal profession.

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