Litigating Economically

Apr. 30, 2012
Toronto ON


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Program Details
Date:
Monday, April 30, 2012
Agenda: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: The Conference Centre at the OBA | 20 Toronto St., 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON

The legal marketplace is changing.  Lawyers and law firms face increasing pressure to control costs in litigation and must adapt to provide superior results for a lower price.  Learn about the trends, tools and techniques that will help you meet client expectations, deliver extra value, minimize overhead and maximize your bottom line. 

Program Chair: Chris Jaglowitz, Gardiner Miller Arnold LLP

 Program is sponsored by:

9:00 am Introductory Remarks
9:05 am Unbundling
  • A concept whose time has come?
  • The concept and potential benefits
  • What the rules say
  • Avoiding the pitfalls
  • How to make it work for you and distinguish your practice

Panelists: Lee Akazaki, Gilbertson Davis Emerson
Omar Ha-Redeye, Fleet Street Law
John O'Sullivan, Barrister & Solicitor
Dan Pinnington, Director, practicePRO, LAWPRO

9:50 am

Outsourcing

  • The options and possibilities
  • Choosing the right service and provider
  • Contract and billing issues
  • Confidentiality, privilege and other pitfalls

Panelists: Shelby Austin, ATD Legal Services Professional Corporation
Sarah Millar, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
L. Michael Shannon, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

10:30 am Break
10:45 am

Knowledge Management

  • The impetus
  • The value of information
  • More than a precedent database
  • A holistic approach?
  • Basics and how to begin

Panelist: Connie Crosby, Crosby Group
Dominic Jaar, KPMG Canada - Montreal
Ted Tjaden, McMillan LLP

11:30 am

Technology Super Panel

  • The essential tools
  • Doing more with less
  • Levelling the playing field
  • Time-saving tips
  • Ethical quagmires
  • Staying current in times of rapid change
  • Looking to the future

Panelists: Shelby Austin
Connie Crosby
Dominic Jaar
Dan Pinnington
Ted Tjaden

12:25 pm Concluding Remarks
12:30 pm

Program Concludes

 

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