Vol. 38 No. 3 – Fall 2019 (Q4) PDF edition and our next quarter’s theme revealed!

By |2019-12-20T10:10:31-05:00December 20th, 2019|2019, Teaching, Theme Announcement, Training|

As we wrap up this quarter of the TALL Blog, we would like to thank all of you who took a moment out of your day to read our posts. We appreciate your feedback and continued readership. One update: we have opened the blog up to non-members, so feel free to share with your colleagues! [...]

TALL eXchange 2020 Update: Volunteer!

By |2019-11-25T12:59:14-05:00November 25th, 2019|2019, TALL Conference 2020, TALL eXchange, Volunteer|

TALL eXchange 2020: Vision for the Future is less than a year away! The Conference Committee is looking for volunteers to assist with planning the following: Educational sessions Poster presentations Career/resume workshop Human book library Social media promotion For more details, please click here or send an email to talladminc@gmail.com. Note that if time commitment is a concern, small [...]

Report on ILTA’s Legal AI Efficacy for Corporate and Law Firms Panel Session

By |2019-11-08T10:36:48-05:00November 8th, 2019|2019, Artificial Intelligence, ILTA, Legal Technology|

On September 20, 2019 I had the pleasure of attending a roundtable session on legal artificial intelligence held by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) at the offices of Blake, Cassels & Graydon in Toronto. The panel was made up of Dera Nevin, Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law; Ivo Nikolov, [...]

The ISO 30401 Standard on Knowledge Management Systems – Requirements

By |2019-10-29T09:54:09-04:00October 29th, 2019|2019, ISO Standards, Knowledge Management|

The purpose of this new standard is to define the requirements for knowledge management (KM) systems and to support organizations to develop management systems that effectively promote and enable value creation through knowledge. Competency is key in optimizing value of organizational knowledge. The standard forms the basis for auditing, certifying, evaluating and recognizing competent organizations [...]

Learning from Feedback: Teaching Future Lawyers

By |2019-10-17T15:32:07-04:00October 17th, 2019|2019, Articling Students, LexisNexis, Millennials, TLA, Training Tips|

For the past 8 years, the Toronto Lawyers Association has presented its Head Start educational program for articling students and licensing candidates.  Having recently completed another successful session of practical advice and community-building, TLA Library Director Joan Rataic-Lang and Library Manager Erin Wescott shared their thoughts on teaching future lawyers. LexisNexis Canada is a proud [...]

In the Loop (Member News for 2019 Q3)

By |2019-10-10T13:37:18-04:00October 10th, 2019|2019, In the Loop, Member News|

Congratulations… Joanna Kozakiewicz, formerly of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, now at the City of Toronto Legal Services Division in the role of Reference Librarian. Congrats, Joanna! Got any member news for In the Loop? Are you a new TALL member? We would love to hear from you. Send your submissions to tall.blog.2019@gmail.com. Thanks for reading! [...]

Vol. 38 No. 2 – Summer 2019 (Q3) PDF edition, In the Loop, and our next quarter’s theme revealed!

By |2019-10-10T13:38:30-04:00October 2nd, 2019|2019, Government Information, Knowledge Management, Theme Announcement|

As we wrap up the first quarter of the new TALL Blog, we would like to thank all of you who have contributed your ideas, blogs, and time to make this such a successful launch! We posted 10 blog entries over the summer months and every contribution was well-written, insightful, and full of tidbits relevant [...]

Review of TALL Business Law Research Series – Industry Research and Securities Law

By |2019-10-10T13:39:11-04:00September 23rd, 2019|2019, Business Law, Course Review, Industry Research, Securities Law|

Business Law Research Series: Part 1 - TALL Roundtable Discussion on Industry Research The first part of the Business Law Research Series was held at Bennett Jones LLP in February 2019. The session was organized as a roundtable discussion and was hosted by Jane Freeman, the Supervisor of Bennett Jones’ Toronto Library & Information Services. [...]