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Recruiting Millennial Lawyers

When I meet with law firm managers in Canada one of their most pressing concerns is how to replace retiring baby boomer lawyers with millennial lawyers. Almost a third of Canadians, 27.9% of 35.1 million, were between 22 and 37 during the 2016 Census. RBC Economics reported in October 2016 that millennials are better educated ...
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Attorney Scams

Posted May 17, 2019
Attorney scams to be everywhere. Running a law firm is a lot of work but can be very rewarding when you find out you are helping people. When someone contacts us and says they have family court in the morning (super late notice) and we can meet the demand, it feels good. However, being a ...
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Key Points from Inc Magazine Event

After applying for the Inc Magazine 30 under 30 award, I was sent an invite to attend the Inc Founder House. I was told the event was to celebrate Inc Magazine turning 40 years old. Also, at some point 40 successful mentors would be paired with 40 start up entrepreneurs. Little further information was provided, ...
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Reisman Awards 2019

Below is our law firm’s submission for the 2019 Reisman Awards   ClearWay Law is changing the legal industry by creating a virtual law firm where clients leave satisfied, receive quality service, at a price they can afford. Internally, we work to have our staff and lawyers organize their work to fit their lifestyle. If ...
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New Rules For Cryptocurrency To Protect Users

These proposals came when issues at QuadrigaCX, formerly Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, led to calls for regulatory oversight of the notorious industry. Quadriga was granted creditor protection last month. Recently, a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX claims about $250 million of customers’ holdings are stuck in an electronic vault because the company’s founder Gerry Cotten died ...
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Remote Working For Law Firms- The Lawyer Daily

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 @ 9:54 AM | By Christopher Guly *We have family lawyers in Ottawa, Toronto, and Duncan BC. Please let us know which location is closer when you contact us. Lisa Stam had a good six-and-a-half year run practising employment, labour, pension and human rights law at Baker McKenzie in Toronto from ...
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Take Time for Life During The Holidays

This holiday season, leave whatever is left at the office.  It is more important than ever to create time for you and your loved ones. Home life during the holidays is important. One needs to be present; to make memories; to participate. The importance of home-life balance has been brought to the forefront in recent ...
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Law Firms Need to Change

Innovation is the key to building a better law firm. Lawyers who care about their clientele are leading the profession. People typically avoid lawyers because of their fees. They never know how much it will cost, the benefits outweigh the cost, or the cost exceeds the value of the process. Lawyers on average charge $267, ...
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