Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.
Check Your Credit Report to Combat Identity Theft
All of us should check our credit report on an annual basis. Not only is this a good idea to cheto to make sure there are no mistakes on your credit record, it can also protect you against identity theft. If someone has stolen your identity, the transactions they have completed can tip you off that your identity has been compromised. . . .
Add Current Awareness Reminders to Your Calendar
One of the really important aspects of lawyering is to have the right information at the right time for your clients. Sometimes this means watching a resource that has a regular publication schedule like the Canada Gazette Part II (the source of new federal regulations and proclamations). Canada Gazette Part II is published every second Wednesday. My Recurrence dialogue box for a “Check Gazette Part II” Outlook appointment looks like this: . . .
David Bilinsky & Garry Wise
Summer wanes, the harvest abounds, and we ready ourselves for a return to our higher-octane existences. New beginnings, new chapters, and for those of us observing Rosh Hashanah, a new year begins with contemplation and taking stock of the year gone by. It is also a time to reflect on and appreciate the people in our lives, personal and professional, whose contributions and presence have made a difference. . . .