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The future of law: Why the real estate lawyer is the quarterback of the real estate deal

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On June 22, 2016, surrounded by family and colleagues, Kathleen Waters was honoured with the 2016 Ontario Bar Association’s Award of Excellence in Real Estate. Her remarks included comments on the lawyer as quarterback and advice on moving successfully into the digital future. “I’m a passionate believer in the role of the lawyer as defender… Read More »

Categories: 2017 February Neuroscience, Future of law, Insurance Business, LAWPRO Magazine, LAWPRO Magazine Article Type, Real Estate

Artificial intelligence and the “self-driving” lawyer

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We all look forward to the day when we can jump in a vehicle that will drive itself to our desired destination. And while self-driving vehicles have been in our imaginations for many decades, vehicles from Tesla and others with driving-assistance technology suggest fully autonomous self-driving cars will be a reality in the not too… Read More »

Categories: 2017 Student Issue No 5, Articles, Features, Future of law

Artificial intelligence and the “self-driving” lawyer

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We all look forward to the day when we can jump in a vehicle that will drive itself to our desired destination. And while self-driving vehicles have been in our imaginations for many decades, vehicles from Tesla and others with driving-assistance technology suggest fully autonomous self-driving cars will be a reality in the not too… Read More »

Categories: 2016 September A2J, Articles, Features, Future of law, Legal Technology

Book Review: The Future of the Professions by Mark Susskind

For more than 30 years Richard Susskind has been a thought leader on the future of the legal profession. This is despite the Law Society of England and Wales saying he did not understand confidentiality and was bringing the legal profession into disrepute by suggesting that email would become the predominant way lawyers and their… Read More »

Categories: 2016 September A2J, Articles, Book Review, Future of law

The evolving face of risk management – practicePRO: The next 15 years

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Dan Pinnington joined LAWPRO in January of 2001 as director of the practicePRO program. Over the last 13 years he worked to expand the offerings and reach of this critical undertaking. It has become an internationally recognized risk management and claims prevention initiative. In this interview, Dan reflects on how risks and risk management have… Read More »

Categories: 2013 September practicePRO 15th, Articles, Features, Future of law

The future of law: The challenges and opportunities of practising law in a global village

On the 15th anniversary of the practicePRO® program, LAWPRO® asked Dan Pinnington, vice president, claims prevention and stakeholder relations, to give us his personal views on the future of legal practice. This is a topic Dan monitors constantly: One of his main tasks for many years has been to predict where the Ontario bar is… Read More »

Categories: 2013 September practicePRO 15th, Articles, Features, Firm Management, Future of law, Legal Technology
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