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About Colin Lachance

Colin's professional focus is driving competition and innovation in North American legal information and technology markets for global legal intelligence company, vLex. A now non-practising lawyer, he is also a frequent speaker and business advisor on legal info and legal tech matters, and was formerly President and CEO of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII), a role he held from 2011 to 2015. First called to the bar in 1998 (Alberta) and then again in 2004 (Ontario), Colin has a professional background in senior legal, policy, business and government relations roles in the telecommunications industry. An average and unimpressive student in all his schooling, he added an LL.M. in 2013 to the degrees in business and law obtained in the bloom of youth.

Posts by Colin Lachance

Tiger Woods and Changing the Game

The First Step Is Admitting We Have a Problem

Making the Best Better

Reputational Harm of Legal Blogging

Build, Baby, Build

Racing to Nirvana – Legal Research Edition

Law’s Reverse Musical Chair Challenge

Judging Twitter

Make Legal Careers Great Again

Speeding in Espanola

Halt and Catch Fire (HCF)

Build, Buy or Bury

Old Wine in New Bottles

Exploring the #LSBencher Twitter Stats

Rethinking Success in a Modern Legal Career

Connecting the Dots Just Got Easier

Do We Really Want New Voices at the Table?

ABS D.O.A.? Idk