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About Colin Lachance

Founder and Executive Director of Legal Innovation Data Institute. Founder and CEO of Compass, former General Manager for North America of global legal publisher, vLex, and former President and CEO of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII). A now non-practising lawyer, he is also a frequent speaker and business advisor on legal info and legal tech matters. 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

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

Twitter, Facebook and the Rule of Law

Twitter and the Rule of Law

Moonraker or Lost in Space?

The Missing Link?

Have You Read 2011’s Top Cases?