Top 12 most odd celebrity lawsuits, Part I
It’s not easy being a celebrity. People sue you all the time. Money, fame, the jet-set life:  Whether you’re a celebrity with some money and a brand name to protect, [...]
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JUDICIAL REVIEW: Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
In which I review movies with a legal theme Appearing:  Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton Brief: Set a few years after the Second World War, a senior barrister, Sir [...]
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ASK A LAWYER: What are the rules governing social media in the workplace?
Confidentiality and criticism are the two biggest issues Ah, social media.  So many ways to share and interact with friends, family and colleagues; so many ways to get yourself in [...]
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JUDICIAL REVIEW: Liar Liar (1997)
In which I review movies with a legal focus. Starring:  Jim Carrey, Moira Tierney, Jennifer Tilly, Justin Cooper, Swoozie Kurtz, Carey Elwes Brief Jim Carrey’s character “Fletcher” is a lawyer [...]
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What happens to child support when the child goes to university?
It doesn’t end, but it may change It may be the beginning of July, but if you’re the parent of a child who’s just graduated from high school and going [...]
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Will your LinkedIn account outlive you?
Without a plan in place, your social media profile may live forever We’ve talked before about how important it is to have a properly-written-and-witnessed will in place – and how [...]
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Presenting at the Solo and Small Firm Conference 2014
Can you stump the experts? The Law Society of Upper Canada is holding its annual Solo and Small Firm Conference in Toronto this week, and they’ve invited me to be [...]
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Strangest Personal Injury Claims [infographic]
Most injury claims aren’t funny. But some of them are unusual. With more than 10 years’ experience in personal actions – including slip & fall and personal injury – we’ve [...]
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JUDICIAL REVIEW: The Paper Chase (1973)
In which I review movies with a legal focus. I start this feature of my website with The Paper Chase because it represents the producers’ version of law school. Starring: [...]
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Divorce trends, legally speaking [infographic]
Money, property cited as biggest concerns A few months ago, US legal resource Avvo released the results of a survey on divorce trends. They surveyed 900 of their users (people [...]
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