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January 29 - Ontario Court of Appeal releases decision regarding Communications between Counsel and Expert Witnesses - read Laurie Murphy's full article with link to full decision.
January 21 - New Case Study Article written re: Bad Faith Claims and Bifurcation after Bhasin v. Hrynew: An Insurance Perspective by Rory Barnable and Alyssa Caverson - published by Toronto Law Journal
January 19 - A great time was had by those attending MB's ever popular 'Christmas in January' event. Photos are now available online in our Photo Album.
January 14 - Newest student blog In-between Files - gives an insight into firm social events by Michael V.
January 13 - Recent case law released concerning when policies must respond in actions involving rented or leased vehicles - case update by Anthony
January 9 - We are pleased to announce our newest partners in the firm -- Michael Blinick, Anita Dutt, Adam Grant and Michael Kennedy. Congratulations!
January 6 - MB is proud to be voted as Canadian Lawyer's Top 10 Insurance Defence Boutiques. "Great solicitors and the service is very good", says one fellow Bay Streeter.
January 5 - Newest articling student blog by Irina A New Year & halfway point check-in
January 5 - Welcome to our newest lawyer in the Toronto Office, Matthew Malcolm, practicing civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance defence.
December 17 - Collectively, all of the firms taking part in the Daily Bread Food Bank endeavour collected a total of $206,218 - MB collected $2,779 doing the Pie in the Face contest - see video.
December 16 - Newest Student blog Top 5 Articling Experiences by Sarah B.
December 6 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Anthony - Networking for new lawyers
December 1 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Josh - Entering the Workforce – A Whole New Learning Experience
November 18 - MB welcomes newest lawyer - Justin J. Robinson - focused on Insurance and Commercial Litigation. Read his full bio.
November 17 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Brittany - Coming out the Other Side: In-Firms from a Different Perspective
November 12 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Peter - Final Words: Judge's Perception
November 7 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Sean - From Sweatpants to Suits: Transferrable Law School Skills
October 29 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Brittany - Settled!
October 16 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Sam - What Can Come With Change! Summer vs. Articling
October 9 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Divya - Mediation and the “Good Faith” Game Changer
October 6 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Irena - Celebrating Milestones
October 2 - MB's Baseball team photos are up. PHOTOS
September 23 - Photos are up for the Amazing Race Toronto Digital Scavenger Hunt & closing cocktail party - PHOTOS - Start & Finish & Team pics
September 21 - CLC Executive Golf Day, The Club at Bond Head, Bond Head, ON - Photos published
September 19 - Howard Borlack is quoted in an article by Canadian Underwriters - Occupiers' liability laws 'not really devised for a shooter situation'
September 17 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Garett - Take Advantage of the quiet moments
September 9 - Newest Articling Student Blog from Ben - Student-At-Law: The Goal this Year
September - 5 - Read our Regional Expansion Strategy in response to client demand arising from trends developing regionally throughout the province.
September 2 - Welcome to Fabrice Gouriou, who joins MB as an Associate, working out of our Ottawa office. Fabrice is bilingual and represents clients in both English and French.
September 2 - First Articling Student Blog from new 2014 Students - Time to Start Articling! - includes word origins for Articling by Sarah B.
August 25 - Final Summer Student Blog before the changing of the guards to articling students. In the Blink of an Eye: First Day vs. Last Day by Leona Kung
August 21 - Photos now available for the Wawanesa Patio Party for the summer of 2014 - Photos
August 21 - Newest Summer Student Blog by Michael - Looking Back at a Memorable Summer
August 20 - 4th Annual Articling Students Head Start Program at the Toronto Lawyers Association dated August 27 - MB's David Elmaleh will be speaking - topic What they didn't teach you in law school: practical advice for successful articles.
August 19 - Photos Available now for MB's Mug Day - Another 20 Events for 20 Years Celebration!
August 15 - Newest Summer Student Blog by Navid - Why I chose MB as "my" firm - title says it all :)
August 15 - Congrats to the 2014 Summer Students, Alex Robineau, Aryeh Samuel, Bogdan Miscevic, Carol-Anne Wyseman, Christine Lau, Leona Kung, Michael Greco and Navid Ghahraei for completing a successful summer term and they all will be joining us next year as articling students.
August 13 - Congrats to MB's Softball team for winning their 1st round of playoffs - Semi's are next week!
August 5 - Welcome to Patricia A. Lawson, who joins MB as a Partner, working out of our Ottawa office. Patricia is a member of both the Ontario and Quebec bar and enjoys practicing in both provinces.
August 6 - Congratulations to the MB softball team for finishing third in their regular season last night by winning both games of a double header. The team will be playing next week in the first round of the playoffs.
July 29 - Hilly David published an article in the Advocates Quarterly entitled, “Subrogation: Carriage and Control of the Action and Independent Settlement of the Subrogated Claim, Vol 43 Advocates Quarterly 13 (subscription required). For an abstract version visit our article database.
July 25 - Newest Summer Student Blog by Alex Robineau titled More than just a "Suit" going on a field trip
July 21 - Welcome to MB's newest lawyer John Reiterowski, who will be focusing on Insurance Defence and Subrogation
July 10 - Newest Summer Student Blog by Aryeh Samuel titled Murder on Bay Street!
July 16 - Welcome to MB's newest Associate Lawyer, Stephanie Sales, who is focused on civil litigation and Subrogation
July 10 - Newest Summer Student Blog by Bogdan Miscevic titled This is Sparta!!! Details the procedure and excitement of getting new assignments.
July 10 - MB's Michael Kennedy is quoted in the June 27 edition of Lawyer's Weekly article Pay-first, dispute-later regulations for accident benefits limited (NOTE: you need a subscription to read the article).
July 7 - Warm Welcome to MB's newest Associate - Rachel Kearne - read her full bio.
July 4 - Newest Summer Student Blog - by Christine Lau - Comparing Reality to the TV Show Suits
June 27 - Newest Summer Student Blog - by Leona Kung - Discoveries, Mediation, and Time Management
June 20 - Newest Summer Law Student Blog by Michael Greco - The Glory of Law: A Dream Revised
June 13 - In honour of our 20th Anniversary, we are planning 20 Events to commemorate each of our 20 years to be held over the next eight months. The 'kick-off event is coming up on June 17th. Read about our 20 Events for 20 Years.
June 11 - Newest Summer Law Student' Blog by Navid Ghahraei - First two weeks, so far so great!
June 9 - Our Summer Students are here! Who went to school in New York City? Who taught English in Nicaragua? Who did a term in France? Read all in our Student Bios.
June 6 - Newest Students' Blog - An amazing articling year, coming to an end - lists each Student's Best of's.
May 2014 - Welcome to Paul Jonah who started this week as Associate Lawyers
May 8 - New Student Blog - Keep your eyes on the Prize
May 7 - MB was a proud sponsor of the HUB Hockey Challenge for Charity - raising money for United Way - go to Photos
April 9 - New Student Blog - Prepping for trial... Next week, Kenora
April 1 - New Student Blog - The Virtue of Research
March 4 - New Article by Daniela Corapi - Protection for Settlement Negotiations
March 4 - Newest Student Blog titled Cross Examinations and Closings - a student's first experience.
March 3 - As part of our ongoing commitment to provide outstanding service at reduced costs, McCague Borlack LLP is pleased to announce the opening of our second regional office in Kitchener, Ontario. Read Press Release
Feb 27 - New article by Howard Borlack - Perspectives on Privacy - Is installing a telematics device in an insured's vehicle an unreasonable invasion of privacy? Two lawyers debate the issues. First published in Canadian Insurance Top Brokers Magazine.
February 24 - Newest Student Blog titled Ready, Set, Go: Trial Time - some great insight on trial prep by a student.
February 20th - Catherine Korte, MB's Chair of Accident Benefits, has been making submissions on behalf of the Ontario Bar Association, Toronto Medico-Legal Society and various Insurers to Justice Cunningham regarding proposed changes to the Automobile Dispute Resolution Process in Ontario. Justice Cunningham’s final report has now been released.
February 4 - New series of Privacy Articles. Read all 5 Hot Topics