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Announcing Black & Associates

Posted By Administration, May 29, 2020

Announcing

BLACK & ASSOCIATES

Civil Litigators

Katie Black, Kelli Day, and Sarah Lag are proud to announce the launch of Black & Associates, an innovative litigation firm located in downtown Ottawa. We look forward to continuing to provide exceptional service to our clients and referring lawyers in both official languages in the areas of civil litigation, public law, and personal bankruptcy. We extend our sincere thanks to the CCLA community for its ongoing support and unparalleled mentorship over the years. We are privileged to practice in the best legal community in Ontario. Visit black-law.ca or call 613-617-6699 for more information.

Katie Black, Kelli Day et Sarah Lag sont fières d'annoncer le lancement de Black & Associates, un cabinet d'avocates innovateur situé au centre-ville d'Ottawa. Nous sommes excitées de continuer à fournir un service exceptionnel à nos clients et à nos avocats référents dans les deux langues officielles dans les domaines du litige civil, du droit public et de la faillite. Nous remercions sincèrement la communauté de l'ABCC pour son soutien continu et son mentorat sans précédent au fil des années. Nous avons le privilège de pratiquer au sein de la meilleure communauté juridique de l'Ontario. Visitez black-law.ca ou composez le 613-617-6699 pour plus amples informations.

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Summer Student Position - OLLIP P.C. - July-Aug. 2020

Posted By Administration, May 29, 2020

OLLIP P.C. is seeking to hire one (1) summer student to work with its Ottawa Office for July 2020 to August 2020 (exact start and end dates to be negotiated). Students should note that in light of the exceptional and continuously evolving situation around COVID-19, the Firm is equipped to work remotely.
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About the Firm

OLLIP P.C. is a boutique law firm specializing in intellectual property and technology law. As a leading Canadian IP agency and an established law firm since 1996, some of Canada’s and the world’s leading brand owners rely on us to handle their IP. We help our clients prepare, file, prosecute, protect and renew their IP rights.

Summer Program Description

• OLLIP P.C. seeks to hire a summer student to work in its Ottawa Office for approximately eight (8) weeks, from July 2020 to August 2020 (exact start and end dates to be negotiated)
• Preference will be given to students who have completed their second year (2L) of law school
• Students are involved in strategy, research and preparation of legal documents. They will also be exposed to various aspects of intellectual property practice, including:

o Copyright;
o Expungement proceedings;
o Licensing;
o Litigation;
o Trademark prosecution/opposition; and
o Trade secrets.

Submitting Your Application

To apply, please submit your application via email only at students@ollip.com.

Preference will be given to applicants who have taken, or have equivalent experience in, the following courses: i) administrative law, ii) civil procedure, iii) evidence, and iv) a basic IP course. However, students who have not taken these courses may still apply.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

• Kindly submit the following: cover letter, resume, and a copy of all post-secondary transcripts, merged into one document in PDF format. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
• Reference letters are not required.
• The subject line of the email must indicate: Summer Position 2020- Law School GPA - and one word that describes a special skill/talent which the applicant possesses.
• The cover letter format must be in size 12 font, 1-inch margins, and must not exceed one page in length.
Cover letters are to be addressed to Ms. Julie Daet, Recruitment Chair & Associate Lawyer.

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Cavanagh LLP finds a Silver Lining in the COVID-19 Cloud

Posted By Administration, May 29, 2020
Cavanagh LLP is thrilled to welcome Loretta Beauchamp as the newest lawyer member of its team effective June 1, 2020. Loretta has been practising in the area of civil litigation in Toronto since her call to the bar in 2019. We are delighted that Loretta has decided to return home to Ottawa where we know she will be welcomed warmly (but at a distance) by our legal community. We look forward to introducing you to Loretta virtually!

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CABL - Ottawa May 2020 Newsletter

Posted By Administration, May 29, 2020
Please click here for the latest issue of the May 2020 CABL-Ottawa Newsletter.

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Addition of Environmental Group

Posted By Administration, May 27, 2020
Mann Lawyers LLP is excited to welcome Michael Hebert and Cheryl McLuckie to our firm on June 1st, 2020. Michael and Cheryl will be continuing their environmental law practice, which offers a new practice area for our firm and clients, and their skills and experience will be welcome additions to our commercial litigation practice. “Michael and Cheryl’s vast experience in environmental law and commercial litigation serve to bolster our commercial litigation group and make it one of the finest in the country,” says Andre Martin, Co-Managing Partner.

In Michael’s 35 years of involvement in complex commercial and environmental litigation he has pioneered innovative thinking and has had several leading decisions. His expertise in the environmental law world is widely recognized. Michael and Cheryl’s cases offer up some ground breaking precedents. Their challenging files have seen them make appearances at all levels of Ontario’s courts and administrative tribunals, as well as before the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Michael has managed to not just follow law but to make it and we look forward to the trend continuing. Continue to follow our growth at www.mannlawyers.com.

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Legal Administrative Assistant - Litigation - Personal Injury Law

Posted By Administration, May 26, 2020
MCNALLY GERVAN LLP is a boutique law firm specializing in personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. We make it our priority to produce high quality work and at the same time provide a very collegial and friendly work environment.

PROFILE

We are seeking an ambitious, detail oriented individual to work directly with one of our partners and a law clerk as part of a litigation team. The successful candidate will perform a wide variety of legal and administrative duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

• Preparing file opening materials and routine correspondence.
• Managing a partner’s calendar including limitation dates.
• Writing for productions and managing undertakings.
• Scheduling of client meetings, examinations for discovery, and mediations.
• Arranging for the service or filing of documents.
• Serving documents and briefs and electronic filing of incoming documents.
• Preparing draft affidavits of documents and accounts.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Minimum 2 years of litigation experience preferably in personal injury law
• Proficiency with Word, Outlook, Excel, PCLaw and other office productivity applications such as Adobe, Zoom, SecureDocs, Microsoft Teams
• Good verbal and written communication skills in English
• Superior interpersonal skills to interact with employees, lawyers, clients and external agencies
• Excellent writing skills, including proper spelling, grammar and punctuation
• Superior time management skills, multitasking skills and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision to ensure deadlines are met.
• Ability to work well under pressure and be client oriented
• Professional, responsive and positive work attitude is crucial

COMPENSATION

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, along with the firms Life Insurance, LTD, Group Health and Dental Benefits package.

CONTACT

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to our Director of Administration, Barbara Fisher, at barbara@mcnallygervan.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in McNally Gervan; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. McNally Gervan is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.

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Will Search - David Stephan Ozsvari

Posted By Administration, May 25, 2020

NOTICE TO SOLICITORS

On behalf of the deceased’s sister, we request that anyone with information regarding the Last Will and Testament of:

David Stephan Ozsvari

Date of death: April 20, 2020
Last resided at: 2504 Thorson Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario

Please Contact:

ARCHI LAW OFFICE (Donald A. Archi or his assistant Margaret)
80 Brant Avenue
Brantford, ON N3T 3H1

Telephone: 519-751-3101
Fax: 519-751-0347
Email: archim@bellnet.ca

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Will Search - Ross Campbell Richards

Posted By Administration, May 25, 2020
The family of Ross Campbell Richards (formerly of Assiniboine Drive, Nepean and Barryvale Road, Calabogie), deceased April 6, 2020, is searching for his last will and testament. If you have information regarding the whereabouts of a will for Ross Campbell Richards please contact Steve Richards and Christine McLeod-Richards.
613-791-1809
cmr1809@outlook.com
srichards1831@outlook.com

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Will Search – Ralph Eric Halliger

Posted By Administration, May 25, 2020
I have been asked to assist with a search to determine whether there is a Last Will for the late RALPH ERIC HALLIGER of Ottawa, Ontario. His date of birth is September 12, 1961 and date of death is April 15, 2020.

Anyone having information pertaining to a Will for the late RALPH ERIC HALLIGER should contact Douglas D. Buchmayer, Barrister & Solicitor, at the following email address douglas.buchmayer@gowlingwlg.com or contact by telephone at the Law Offices of Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, at (613) 786-0231.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

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Downtown Law Office Space for Rent

Posted By Administration, May 20, 2020
Downtown law office spaces for rent in spacious heritage home
2 offices with 3 additional assistant workspaces available
On site parking for 2 staff and visiting clients
Staffed reception area, meeting rooms and boardroom
Multiple kitchenettes and a staff dining area
Collegial work environment, some referrals possible
Immediate occupancy available
Please contact Alisa Lafontaine at alafontaine@ottawainjury.ca

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Funding for Programme de pratique du droit renewed for five more years!

Posted By Administration, May 14, 2020

Funding for Programme de pratique du droit renewed for five more years!

The Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, is pleased to confirm that funding for the Programme de pratique du droit (PPD) has been renewed until 2025.

The program is offered at only two Ontario universities, the University of Ottawa (in French) and Ryerson University (in English). It offers those who hold an undergraduate law degree (JD or the equivalent) a pathway to licensing through the Law Society of Ontario. Established as a pilot project in 2013, the program has been an unqualified success — it is being offered for a seventh consecutive year.

The PPD at uOttawa is known for its rich content, rigorous and full training, and personalized approach that enables each candidate to be closely supervised during this stage of his or her development. The program was created in French by francophones in the field to prepare future lawyers to better serve their community and excel in their career in both official languages. It builds on a network of over 300 lawyers from Ontario’s francophone community and brings practical benefits to the community (for example, legal clinics).

The University of Ottawa and Ryerson University have both developed their programs according to their communities’ requirements and their own values. They offer different training that meets the diverse needs of the Ontario legal community.
With the evolution of the legal profession, candidates must have the benefit of good alternative solutions to the regular licensing process, to acquire the skills they seek. Today, legal careers no longer follow a straight path — those in the profession have a multitude of job possibilities.

“The Law Society is pleased to support the Law Practice Program and Programme de pratique du droit (LPP/PPD). The LPP and PPD are innovative programs that have successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of offering multiple licensing pathways, while upholding rigorous competence standards. The programs are responsive to the access to justice needs of the diverse communities we serve.”

- Sheena Weir, executive director, external relations and communications, Law Society of Ontario

Congratulations to all those — professors, members of the Ontario francophone legal community, students and support staff — who have contributed to the success of the Programme de pratique du droit. This funding renewal speaks to your success.

To all lawyers who want to have an impact on tomorrow’s legal profession: make the most of the training, talks and networking opportunities the PPD offers!

And to graduates who wish to enjoy the richest, fullest experience with an eye towards licensing or would like to develop hands-on skills to stand out in the job market: the PPD might just be the ideal solution for you. Learn more about the PPD or email Christiane Saad at Christiane.Saad@uOttawa.ca.

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2020 Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility

Posted By Administration, May 14, 2020
Nominations for the Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility are now being accepted. The Catzman Award was created in 2008 by the Catzman Family together with The Advocates’ Society and the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism. It’s awarded in memory of the Honourable Marvin A. Catzman of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

This annual Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate the qualities exemplified by Justice Catzman throughout his distinguished career, including:

· An exemplary knowledge of the law;

· Integrity, fairness and civility;

· Generosity of time and expertise, with a commitment to mentorship and/or legal education; and

· Dedication to the highest ideals of the legal profession

The recipient must be a lawyer in good standing with The Law Society of Ontario and is not required to be a member of The Advocates’ Society. The Award will be presented at the Opening of the Courts in September 2020 and acknowledged at The Advocates' Society End of Term Dinner in June 2021. Nominations will be accepted online until May 29, 2020. Click here for more information.

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Freelance or Short-Term Contract Opportunities for Students

Posted By Administration, May 7, 2020
Hiring tech savvy, focused and motivated law students on a contract basis is an economic way of ensuring that you can continue to meet the demands of your clients in these unprecedented times. We understand that employers are facing significant financial pressures during the current COVID-19 pandemic and that as you weather this storm, keeping on top of client files is more important than ever. We also know that some students have had offers of articling or summer employment rescinded due to the serious financial impact of the pandemic.

The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law is launching a new initiative to pair employers in need of short-term support with students eager to build on their practical experiences. Starting now, the Career and Professional Development Centre will post freelance or short-term contract opportunities for students. These contracts could, for example, be for a single piece of research, remunerated on an hourly basis, with a set number of hours allocated to the work.

Our intention is to support those in the profession that may need short term assistance but cannot commit to hiring a student full-time for the 2020 summer. These opportunities will also provide students in the legal community with an excellent opportunity to gain freelance experience, build their entrepreneurial skills, and put their practical legal skills to good use while earning some modest remuneration.

If you would like to post a short-term opportunity, please fill out the form. We will make the information available to our students. Please reach out to the Chantal Riendeau (criendea@uottawa.ca) at the Career and Professional Development Centre with any questions.

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Will Search - Roger Jean Giroux

Posted By Administration, May 5, 2020
I have been asked to assist with a search to determine whether there is a Last Will for the late ROGER JEAN GIROUX of Ottawa, Ontario. His date of birth is June 20, 1930 and date of death is March 21, 2020.

Anyone having information pertaining to a Will for the late ROGER JEAN GIROUX should contact Jolyane Boivin, Barrister & Solicitor, at the following email address jboivin@mazerollelemay.com or contact by telephone at the Law Office of Mazerolle & Lemay, at (613) 746-5700.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

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Office Premises for Lease

Posted By Administration, May 4, 2020

111 Sherwood Drive, Unit B, Ottawa

- +/- 1,634 sq ft GROUND floor

--Dow’s Lake area - between Preston St. and Ottawa Civic Hospital; block north of Carling Ave.

--on-site free parking

--tasteful existing improvements, including kitchenette and washroom

- designated reception area, boardroom,

- three-assistant workspace,

- four offices; separate supply area

- basement storage space available

- certain furnishings purchase negotiable

--$4,900/month plus hydro plus HST

- available June 1, 2020 or TBD

Contact – Kim 613-722-7788

                  reception@dunlaplaw.ca

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Last Will and Testament of Andrew Stuart-Scott

Posted By Administration, April 21, 2020
I have been asked to assist with a search to determine whether there is a Last Will for the late ANDREW STUART-SCOTT of Ottawa, Ontario. His date of birth is May 24, 1965 and date of death is April 1, 2020.

Anyone having information pertaining to a Will for the late ANDREW STUART-SCOTT should contact Erin Kelley, Barrister & Solicitor, at the following email address erin.kelley@nelliganlaw.ca or contact by telephone at the Law Offices of Nelligan O’Brien Payne, at (613) 231-8350.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

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Remote ADR Panel

Posted By Administration, April 20, 2020
Physical distancing protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic present unprecedented challenges to typical litigation and dispute resolution processes. To help in this new reality, senior Gowling WLG lawyers are offering mediations, arbitrations, limited step-specific arbitration, and early neutral evaluation services by video conference to help you advance your cases at this time. Services are available in English, French or bilingual.

The process is seamless and effective – participants join in real-time from different locations, including while in isolation or quarantine. A computer, tablet or mobile phone and a secure and stable Internet connection are all that is required.

We can help move your matters forward and resolve disputes in a variety of areas, including corporate and commercial litigation, shareholder litigation, personal injury, property and business insurance claims, intellectual property litigation, estate law, jurisdictional disputes, and construction law.

The team includes the following well-known and highly respected professionals.

TODD BURKE, Civil, Commercial and Corporate Litigation
PIERRE CHAMPAGNE, Civil, Commercial and Corporate Litigation
MARK CHARRON, Insurance and Civil Litigation
RICHARD DEARDEN, Defamation
BENOIT M. DUCHESNE, Civil, Commercial and Corporate Litigation
JOHN NORMAN, Intellectual Property
PAT PELOSO, Insurance and Civil Litigation
CHRISTOPHER VAN BARR, Intellectual Property
D. LYNNE WATT, Commercial and Corporate Litigation
JAY ZAKAIB, Intellectual Property

We are here to help. Please call 1-833-484-0208 or email adr.ottawa@gowlingwlg.com to find out more and to be connected with one of our ADR professionals.

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