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December 6, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - Changing the Face of Men’s Health: “McCague Mos” a 'fuzzy' look at Mo Members and a few mentions on other extracurricular activities.
December 4, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - A Few of My Favourite Things… Holiday Wish List - some great holiday gift ideas for students.
November 27, 2013 - Mark Mason's case study regarding a recent court decision Kruger Products Limited v. First Choice Logistics Inc. et al on subrogated claims against tenants.
November 25, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - Good Morning Your Honour… Court Appearances 101 - detailing what court experience to expect as a summer and articling student at MB.
October 24, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - Surfs Up...Are you ready? The importance of effective task tracking.
October 18, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - If I could turn back time. What one student has learned already in two months.
October 11, 2013 - Read up on the bios of some new lawyers with the firm - Jennifer E. Kelly, as well as the students who returned as 2013 Year of Call Lawyers - Jesse Bellam, Natalie Groen, Amanda Stellings, Malak Nassereddine and Valerie Stiso.
October 11, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - Not Hired? - OCIs - Toronto 2nd Year Recruit . Still more out there - here are 4 tasks to help you find an articling job
October 7, 2013 - Mark Mason is quoted in Law Times - Boyce lets insurers pick own limitation period, lawyer warns
October 7, 2013 - New AB article from Lia Preyde titled Unraveling the Mystery of Priority Disputes
September 30, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - OCI Speed Interviews - A Survival Guide
September 24, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - The Balancing Act
September 19, 2013 - The latest Student Blog - Off come the training wheels (regarding client contact)
September 12, 2013 - Lorne Honickman is on Global News to talk about charter of Quebec values.
September 13, 2013 - New Article by Martin Smith and Desneiges Mitchell - The Top 5 Tort Cases of the Preceding Year and Ever Increasing Damage Awards and the Future Care Case Law
September 12, 2013 - New Article by Anthony Gatensby, Student - title "Executive Officers are Employees: The "Gap" Between Workers' Compensation and General Liability Policies"
September 9, 2013 - First Blog from new Articling Students of 2013/14 - "What it's like..." gives details of workload after 1 month.
August 30, 2013 - Final Blog from Summer Students of 2013 - "Passing of the baton..."
August 21, 2013 - Newest MB Student Blog titled Summer of 2013 - Memorable Moments.
August 12, 2013 - Newest student blog title "A student’s experience - Haiku style". His creative way to capture his summer experience so far.
August 9, 2013 - Lorne Honickman is on Global News and comments on legal issues this week: another US Judge getting a TV show, the Nova Scotia cyberbullying law, patch work of laws owning exotic pets what will likely be done provincially, and the upcoming civil lawsuit following the daycare death. Watch Video
August 8, 2013 - Newest student blog title "Carriage of my first file" details the preliminary steps involved when defending a small claims file.
August 7, 2013 - MB is a member of the Canadian Litigation Counsel (CLC), a nationwide affiliation of independent litigation law firms. CLC has updated their website. Check it out... http://clcnow.com/
August 6, 2013 - New Case Study Article by Mark Mason titled "Appropriate Limitation Periods Clarified for All-Risk Business Insurance"
July 29, 2013 - Newest MB Student Blog "My day at mediation..." a summer student's experience at a mediation 'field trip'.
July 24, 2013 - Newest MB Student Blog "A typical* day..." walk in a summer student's shoes for a full day from 9am to 7pm.
July 19, 2013 - AB Article by Jennifer Reid titled "When it comes to the calculation of the attendant care benefits payable, the Form 1 remains king" a case study re: Henry v. Gore Mutual Insurance Co. (2013 ONCA 480)
July 15, 2013 - Newest MB Student Blog "Half-time recap..." commentary on how things are going from the perspective of one student, and her game plan to conquer the second half of my summer.
July 11, 2013 - Newest MB Student Blog "Life in T.O." provides 3 tips for students new to Toronto.
July 9, 2013 - Lorne Honickman is on Global to talk about key court battles in the past week - including Leslie McDonald, and George Zimmerman.
July 7, 2013 - Newest MB Student Blog "Just down the hall..." Student orientation for those located in Ottawa
July 3, 2013 - Lorne Honickman is quoted in the Global News article "Is leaving a child in a hot parked car a criminal offence?"
July 2, 2013 - Newest MB Student Blog "My first... solo court appearance" in week two of a summer student.
June 27, 2013 - Congratulations to Leslie Woo on her successful election to the Health Law Executive as well as the Administrative Law Executive of the Ontario Bar Association.
June 26 - The MB Summer Students of 2013 have taken the time to write a bit about themselves. Why not get to know them... go to student bios
June 14 - Latest MB Student Blog titled I Don't Know Anything. - going into week three for one summer student.
June 13 - Lorne Honickman on Global News discusses the Supreme Court of Canada’s hearing of arguments on the constitutionality of Canada’s prostitution law. We’ll also talk about what your rights are when you’re arrested abroad - watch video.
June 10 - Latest MB Student Blog titled The Summer Students are here! - orientation and 1st week.
May 28 - Latest MB Student Blog titled My first solo trial... what a rush! - good example of 'Burden of Proof'.
May 24 - MB's Lorne Honickman was nominated in the category of Changemakers in Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada - voting open until June 3 - Go to the survey site to read more and to vote. Winners will be announced in August 2013.
May 17 - Newest MB Student Blog titled Flies and honey Fave quote from it "We are all educated, skilled and trained in the same laws but we have one thing that sets us apart from one another: our reputations."
May 14 - Lorne Honickman on Global News talks about suspect Dellen Millard exercising his 'right to remain silent', and how an anti-piracy firm is targeting Canadians who download illegally - watch video.
May 10 - Article by Jessica Green: Case Study: When Does 'Complete' mean 'Less than Everything'? A FSCO Fait Accompli? re: a recent FSCO arbitration decision Hensworth v. State Farm - Arbitrator awards post-104 week IRBs to a woman who returned to work and earned post-accident income comparable with her pre-accident income.
May 6 - Newest MB Student Blog titled Words of Wisdom... stresses to take advantage of your opportunities.
April 26 - Two new seminars have been added to MB's upcoming events schedule - Sports Liability and Transportation Law. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the mailing list and be notified when more info is announced.
April 25 - Newest MB Student Blog titled "Lessons learned". Lists 10 tips shared by the students on how they survived their articles.
April 21 - Newest MB Student Blog titled "Tech Talk" gives insight into all the technology in use in a law firm.
April 15 - Newest MB Student Blog titled "Back to the Future" reflects back on OCI's and looks at where he is at now.
April 10 - Lorne Honickman appears on Global News and discusses how it is possible that no charges were laid for the Parson's case and if and how it could be reopened. As well Lorne explains the difference in possible pleas in the Magnotta case. View video
April 7 - Newest MB Student blog titled "Work/Life Balance" was posted. Gives an update into one articling student's social and work calendar.
April 2 - Our MB Student blog, written by our Articling Students, now has over 1000 views for 8 posts! WTG!
March 28 - Newest MB Student blog titled "Survey Says" was posted. Gives some insight on some of their favourite things.
March 27 - Lorne Honickman is quoted in the Global News article & video clip: Analysis: Richard Kachkar found not criminally responsible http://globalnews.ca/news/434217/analysis-richard-kachkar-found-not-criminally-responsible/ PLUS
March 21 - Newest MB Student blog titled "Oh The Places You’ll Go!" is now posted
March 19 - McCagueBorlack is proud to sponsor CATA Alliance's award for Outstanding Product Achievement in advanced technology. The McCague Borlack Award will be presented at CATA’s 28th Annual Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner, hosted by the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa on May 29, 2013. See announcement.
March 15 - Newest MB Student blog titled "March Madness" was posted
March 8 - Newest MB Student blog titled "No Shortage of Excitement" was posted.
March 4 - Newest MB Student blog titled "A Look Back" was posted
February 25 - Newest MB Student blog titled "Dear Future Candidates" was posted
February 21 - Lorne Honickman is quote in Global News article "Police search on arrest of cellphones with no password intrusion of civil liberties: expert"
February 15 - Newest MB Student blog titled "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" was posted
February 7 - Newest MB Student blog titled "Introduction" was posted
January 31 - Two Six Nations police officers have been found not guilty on all charges of forcible entry, assault and confinement. Congrats to MB's Lorne Honickman who was the defense lawyer representing Officer Bomberry. For case details read the article in Brantford News.
January 7 - McCague Borlack LLP is proud to have made the Canadian Lawyer's Top 10 insurance defence boutiques list again for the 2nd Year in a row! CL runs a short online survey and from there drew on the experience of in-house counsel and large-firm lawyers who refer work to these boutiques, conducting a series of confidential interviews to identify the cream of the crop. That input was used to compile the following results, listed in alphabetical order. Read full article.