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Thanks go out to Mark Robins of Lawyer Locate and Omar Ha-Redeye for bringing to my attention the news that Google Venture recently infused $18.5-million into Rocket Lawyer. Now everyone wants to know what I’m thinking. So here it is: Rocket Lawyer has been around in the U.S. since 2008 (about the same time I […]

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Community of Property: What’s it all about? Please note that the information provided herein is not legal advice and is provided for informational and educational purposes only. If you need legal advice with respect to cohabitation, prenuptial or marriage contracts and agreements, you should seek professional assistance (e.g. make a post on Dynamic Legal Forms). […]

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Many people ask: so how is life as a lawyer? They expect me to say it’s all glamour and gold, but the reality is that that is not always the case. Being a lawyer essentially means solving people’s legal problems. This is not an easy thing to do. Indeed, it is probably the most intellectually […]

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Richard Susskind – the man who influenced me to build and develop Dynamic Legal Forms into what it is today – wrote a part in his book (“The End of Lawyers?”) that I want to discuss here for a moment. That book is almost like a blueprint for me. Heck, I even take that book […]

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Thanks goes out to Marc Saltzman (tech guru; CFRB1010 host; guy who talks about new tech products before your movie starts in the theatre, etc.) for his great profile on Dynamic Legal Forms. Here’s the link on Marc’s Sync-Blog profile about Dynamic Legal Forms. Marc basically asked me the following 5 questions: What is DynamicLawyers.com? […]

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Dynamic Legal Forms is pleased to announce that it has issued a brand new report on the Victoria, B.C. lawyer, Lloyd Duhaime of Duhaime.org. The latter is a free legal information website (it’s got a legal dictionary, history of Canadian law, crazy laws, how to guides, etc.). Lloyd is a law + technology guru, a […]

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The podcast of my 30-minute radio interview with Dale Goldhawk on Goldhawk Fights Back (AM740) is now available here. Just scroll down to the bottom. Recall that this live interview dealt with Dynamic Legal Forms, legal fees, access to justice, contingency fees, what to discuss with a lawyer at the initial consultation, etc.

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If you’re looking for a great legal forum, then you should check out Advice Scene – a new place where people can post their legal questions and lawyers (and even law students, paralegals, and judges) can register and respond. BEST OF ALL: it’s FREE for the user and allows responding parties to showcase their knowledge […]

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I am pleased to announce that, as of July 1, 2009, Dynamic Legal Forms will post the hour-long video from June 3rd, 2009’s taping of Goldhawk Live (courtesy of Rogers TV). In that video, in case you missed it, I was one of the panelists (along with Lorne Sossin of U of T and Pro […]

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So after being on Goldhawk Fights Back today (11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on AM740 Zoomers Radio with Dale Goldhawk), here’s what I have to report…First, it’s always great to get publicity for a worth cause – namely, Dynamic Legal Forms (which allows users to freely and anonymously post their legal issue(s) and get information […]

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So in addition to my other two blogs about Ontario lawyers advertising their fees, I came across the following considerations that I thought were worth mentioning. First, a lawyer’s ability to advertise is governed by the Rules of Professional Conduct. The Law Society put out a 5 page .pdf about Ethical Considerations and Technology and […]

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I am pleased to announce that Dynamic Legal Forms has begun to build a database of free information about various legal topics. The database can be accessed here. The database will include text and videos by lawyers (such as myself) talking about hundreds of common questions and answers related to the law. We’ve just started […]

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