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Jul
31
2020

The Oklahoma Bar Association recommends Dora Konomi’s article

The Oklahoma Bar reshared and recommended Dora Konomi’s article, “How to Stay Productive While Working from Home:10 Tips That Work for Me”, initially published on Attorney at Work.

Screenshot of Attorney at Work's website with Dora Konomi's article.

Dora, an associate with Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, can be reached at: dora@ontlaw.com

You can also find the original article here.

 

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Apr
27
2020

Allison Speigel Addressing Issues for Lawyers During the Lockdown – CPD

On April 16, 2020 Allison Speigel, partner at Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association’s CPD entitled “Maintaining Your Litigation Practice in a Remote Work Environment”. Allison addressed issues that lawyers might be facing while working under lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Screenshot from The Canadian Bar Association website.

Watch the video here starting at 57’12.

Find out more about the OBA Civil Litigation Virtual Chat Series here.

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Apr
24
2020

Dora Konomi’s Article on Attorney at Work, “How to Stay Productive While Working from Home: 10 Tips that Work for Me”

As a young associate who is constantly learning to navigate the law, I am living in a brave new world with no precedent to guide me. The courts are closed. Our physical office is semi-closed. My dedication to work and my desire to continue serving our clients, however, are unchanged and remain wide open. The question becomes: How to stay productive in these unpredictable and tumultuous times?

Screenshot of Attorney at Work's website with Dora Konomi's article.

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Apr
23
2020

Allison Speigel’s Open Letter to the Legal Profession & the Ministry of the Attorney General: How Courts Can Step up to Save Drowning Civil Justice System

Our civil justice system was drowning before the COVID-19 crisis hit. It was being pushed under by the weight of our overly complicated rules; a scarcity of resources; and, perhaps most importantly, a lack of innovation and willingness to change. It costs far too much and takes far too long to litigate a claim. Most Ontarians have been priced out of accessing civil justice.

Screenshot from the Canadian Lawyer website with Allison Speigel's letter.

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Feb
26
2020

Allison Speigel speaking at CPD Event – “Our Civil Justice System: Envisioning Innovation and Change”

On February 25, 2020, Allison Speigel, a partner at Speigel Nichols Fox LLP and an innovator in the legal field, spoke at continuing professional development event hosted by the Law Society of Ontario entitled “Our Civil Justice System: Envisioning Innovation and Change.” The event addressed current obstacles and issues that the civil justice system is facing. Our legal system is lagging behind, both in process and from a technological perspective. “Because we’ve always done it this way” is not an excuse for the legal professional to stay immune from emerging trends that have touched almost every industry. Allison, while respecting our system’s core values, emphasizes our civil justice system’s much needed metamorphosis.

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Dec
21
2019

Allison Speigel Quoted on CTV News Article on the Difficulty of Collecting Judgment Debts

Allison Speigel, partner at Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, with experience in litigating civil fraud and collection-related claims, addresses some of the difficulties of collecting judgment debts. Allison highlights that legal problems do not end simply because a judgment creditor has won in court. One of the most uncomfortable truths is that many judgment debtors engage in fraud to avoid paying their debts.

Read the full article here.

Screenshot of CTV News website with article quoting Allison Speigel.

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Dec
21
2019

Allison Speigel – Guest Speaker on NewsTalk1010 on the Challenges Around Collecting Debt

On December 12, 2019, Allison Speigel, partner at Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, was invited as a guest speaker on NewsTalk1010 to discuss the difficulties of collecting a judgment debt.

You can find the podcast here.

Screenshot of the Newstalk1010 website with Allison Speigel's interview.

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Oct
08
2015

CIC Seminar

Jonathan Speigel and Rose Avarino will be speaking at the CIC Trade Debt Recovery through the Ontario Court System Seminar – please email CICTORONTO@rogers.com or call 905-426-7929 to register

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