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Dentist Appraisals: Legal Issues 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, contact me (Michael Carabash) or David Mayzel. What is an appraisal? A dental appraisal involves a person giving a monetary value to a dental practice. That […]

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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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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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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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A while back, I looked into what was required to form a multi-disciplinary partnership with non-lawyers (e.g. accountants, bankers, insurance agents, consultants, Realtors, etc.) to offer legal services. I thought it would be great to have connections with professionals who could provide me with constant and good quality referrals. But I quickly dropped the idea […]

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Kate Lunau of MacLean’s Magazine is doing a 5-part series on Canada’s legal system (specifically, it’s many flaws). She mentions in her most recent article (“A Closed Society”, February 23, 2009 at pp. 48-49) how the British have implemented significant changes to promote access to justice for the common person. Such changes have included having […]

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