The Way We Were… and The Way We Are

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When I think back upon my year of Articling as a Law Student in 1971-1972, and my call to the Bar in 1972, I realize how it may look the same, but the practice of law today is very different.  It’s different for us lawyers, and also for our clients. Having spent most of the…


The Advantages of Hiring a Local Lawyer

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The Kelowna farmer’s market supplies local, high quality goods at competitive rates provided by people you know. Similarly, local lawyers bring many valuable benefits to the table that you should not forget about when retaining a lawyer. There are a plethora of talented personal injury lawyers in Kelowna. When you live in a town like…


How to Protect Your Digital Assets

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It used to be that you knew what to do with all the memorabilia of your life. You’d put it in a box to give to your kids, or you’d write it into your will.  But these days, the most complete record of your life may be online. The Internet plays a major role in…


Wigs, Robes, and Tradition

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Recently at the end of the day I looked out my office window that overlooks the transit roundabout on Queensway…now in the process of being changed/upgraded….. to my right, towards the Memorial Arena…..I am reminded that is where the new park aide is to be built….across from there… at any time now, the new IHA…


Taking the bite out of legal fees

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Taking the bite out of legal fees Lawyers are expensive.  You hope you never have to hire one.  I hope I never have to hire one!  Why are lawyers so expensive?  Overhead is the main reason.  When you hire a lawyer you hire their staff as well.  You pay for salaries, rent, heat, light, computers, […]