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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.
Dora, an associate with Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, can be reached at: email@example.com
You can also find the original article here.
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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.
Watch the video here starting at 57’12.
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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?Continue Reading >
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.Continue Reading >
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.Continue Reading >
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.
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Allison’s article is trending on The Globe and Mail, click here to read: Why so many young lawyers dislike their jobs
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