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About Colin Lachance

Colin is a lawyer and business advisor in legal info and legal tech matters as well as the former 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

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

Look to Your Left, Look to Your Right…

Have You Read 2014’s Top Cases?

Google, González and Globe24h

Show Me the Money – a Reply

Have You Read 2013’s Top Cases?

Back When I Knew Everything

The Price of Open and Free

Unbundling Legal Information

Art, Courts and Social Media

Have You Read 2012’s Top Cases?

A Canadian A2J Technology Deficit?

How Many Online Sources Do You Need?

Annotating the Law

Canadian Lawyers as Twitter Leaders?

Immovable Object, Meet Irresistible Force