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Mar

27

There are over 17,000 individuals in Toronto who can call themselves a Toronto attorney. Each Toronto attorney typically has his or her own specialty. The day of the general practitioner is not as it once was (and is slowly fading away). In fact, specialization is a preferred strategy to earn above-average returns in any given […]

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Mar

22

Toronto law firms can help answer your legal questions, facilitate your transaction (e.g. business, real estate, wills and estates, family, etc.) or even represent you in court. To find a Toronto lawyer or law firm, go to Dynamic Legal Forms and make a post. It’s free and anonymous and Toronto lawyers and law firms will […]

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In this week’s Law Times, Robert Todd interviewed Toronto family law lawyer Robert Berman about his website, MyOntarioDivorce.com. The website helps self-represented litigants in divorce matters (of which there are many) obtain low-cost and automatically-generated court forms for divorce cases. Berman came up with the idea about a year and a half ago while observing […]

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Types of lawyers. There are lots in Toronto (as in every major city across North America). Each has his or her own specialty. The day of the general practitioner is not as it once was (and is slowly fading away). In fact, specialization is a preferred strategy to earn above-average returns in any given industry. […]

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I am a sole practitioner with my own law practice here in Toronto (focusing on business law, lobbying, and litigation). I was surfing www.craigslist.org (a popular free classifieds website) earlier last year and noticed something peculiar: in the clutter of lawyer posts advertising their services on mass, a few individuals (i.e. non lawyers) had taken […]

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As with lawyers, the end of Realtors is often prophesized through the advent of sell-by-owner websites that cut out the 6% commission which Realtors and brokerages charge for a typical transaction. The idea behind the website is simple: allow owners and sellers to negotiate a purchase and sale agreement for property without involving the middlemen. […]

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In an article written almost a year ago by Jim Middlemiss entitled “Bill clock no longer ticks in new firm model; No pressure on lawyers’ at Thackray Burgess” (National Post, 27 February 2008), the author described how one 34-lawyer energy law firm in Calgary was doing things differently: by treating lawyers as consultants. Lawyers at […]

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Unbundled legal services are the new big thing in the U.S., and I’m sure it’s going to creep up here too (if it hasn’t already). Basically, the term “unbundled” means breaking down something complex into smaller and simpler components. Take, for example, incorporating your business. Incorporating generally involves preparing and filing articles of incorporation with […]

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