November 5, 2015

Anne Glover

Partner, Blakes As Practice Group Leader of the Blakes E-Discovery & Document Management team, Anne advises clients on all aspects of e-discovery and has led some of the largest and most complex document production cases in Canada. She has extensive experience dealing with the Canadian Competition Bureau and is an expert in responding to supplementary…

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October 23, 2015

Belinda Burnett

Belinda has over 15 years’ experience in litigation support. After working in the Commercial List Office as an Assistant Manager, she started out as a Litigation Law Clerk at (another) national law firm and then took over the role of Manager of their in-house Litigation Support Department. She spent about 4 years at a national…

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October 21, 2015

David Robinson

Director, Solution Architect, FTI Technology David Robinson PMP is an Ediscovery Professional with experience as both the customer and a solutions provider for AMLAW 200 firms and an industry leading software/services providers. Session: Dealing with a SIR? How to Reduce Data Sizes and Costs with Predictive Coding and Analytics

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October 21, 2015

Scott Foster

Managing Director Ringtail Consulting, FTI Technology Scott Foster specializes in litigation discovery, electronic discovery, courtroom presentation, and database/repository management. Mr. Foster has over fourteen years of litigation and trial experience. Session: Dealing with a SIR? How to Reduce Data Sizes and Costs with Predictive Coding and Analytics

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October 19, 2015

Patrick Bland

Information Governance Architect, Veritas Technologies Patrick Bland is an Information Governance Architect for Veritas. Patrick works with organizations to brainstorm and implement effective strategies leveraging innovative technology to harness the power and value of information, streamline electronic discovery and compliance workflows, and mitigate exposure from unnecessary risk stemming from prolific and unmanaged data growth, the…

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October 19, 2015

Joshua Fireman

President, Fireman & Company Joshua is Fireman & Company’s founder and president. He has practiced law with two of North America’s largest law firms, and was in-house counsel at a multi-billion dollar multinational corporation. Joshua is recognized as one of the leading experts in law firm strategic consulting, and is a recognized thought leader in…

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October 13, 2015

Susan Wortzman

Founder, Wortzmans Susan Wortzman is the founder of Wortzmans, a law firm based in Toronto, Ontario. Susan’s practice focuses on providing legal and strategic advice involving e-discovery and information governance to law firms, corporations and government agencies. Prior to founding Wortzmans, Susan was a partner in one of Canada’s leading litigation firms. Susan is a…

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October 13, 2015

Carla Swansburg

Director, Professional Development, Pricing & Knowledge Services, Blakes Carla has been with Blakes since 2011. She leads the teams responsible for professional development and training, knowledge management, library and research services, records management, and enterprise information management. Working closely with our Finance department and other professionals, her role also includes supporting strategic pricing initiatives and…

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October 5, 2015

Carolyn Anger

Manager, Litigation Support and Ediscovery, Stikeman Elliott LLP Carolyn E. Anger is the Manager of Litigation Support and eDiscovery at Stikeman Elliott LLP. With over 10 years of experience in practice support, technology and discovery management, Carolyn has extensive technological and legal knowledge of ediscovery processes, from preservation through to document production and document presentation…

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September 30, 2015

Lisa Alleyne

Senior Counsel, Litigation, BCE Inc./Bell Canada Lisa Alleyne is a commercial litigator. She is currently Senior Counsel, Litigation at Bell Canada/BCE. Lisa graduated from Howard University School of Law in 1999. She was called to the New York State Bar in 2000 and worked as a criminal defense attorney in Manhattan before returning to Toronto to…

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September 29, 2015

Nik Balepur

Advice Team, kCura With 10 years of experience managing legal and technology projects, Nik Balepur is well versed in maximizing operational effectiveness for e-discovery. He holds an MBA and is a member of kCura’s advice team, helping Relativity users better understand how to make the most of the platform. Sessions: Relativity Analytics Workflows for Document…

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September 24, 2015

Betty Montoni

Certified eDiscovery Specialist, Thomson Reuters Betty Montoni is a Certified eDiscovery Specialist at Thomson Reuters, providing consulting to law firms, corporations and litigation departments. She delivers extensive knowledge and information to clients regarding the company’s legal solutions. Betty has over 20 years of legal experience in a law firm environment, and extensive experience in e-discovery…

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September 18, 2015

Crystal O’Donnell

Founder, Heuristica Discovery Counsel Professional Corporation Crystal O’Donnell is the founder of Heuristica Discovery Counsel Professional Corporation, a law firm dedicated to providing e-discovery legal advice, evidence management and related legal services to law firms and corporations. Ms. O’Donnell has professional experience as litigation and e-discovery counsel. She practiced with both a leading litigation firm and…

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September 18, 2015

Melissa LaFlair

Melissa LaFlair PMP, LL.B., Ivey HBA is Founder of LaFlair Legal and Project Management Services®, a business focused on Building Powerful Lawyer-Client Relationships®. Melissa is an experienced lawyer, business person and certified project management professional (PMP) with over 18 years of solving legal and business challenges in a creative, efficient and cost effective manner. Her services combine…

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September 16, 2015

Marlon Hylton

Marlon Hylton is an associate in the Advocacy Group and Head of Discovery Management at Cassels Brock. In this role, Marlon designs customized and strategic discovery solutions for litigation matters through collaboration with the firm’s litigators and clients. Marlon is committed to providing advice and direction on every stage of the ediscovery process to ensure legal…

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September 16, 2015

Margaret Tsetsakos

Corporate Records Officer, Rogers Communications Margaret Tsetsakos is the Corporate Records Officer at Rogers Communications Inc. She has been with Rogers since May 1994 and practiced in many areas in the legal department including contract law, consumer protection, and litigation. Margaret has extensive experience in litigation and continues to provide litigation support and manage their…

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September 16, 2015

Domenic Crolla

Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP Domenic Crolla is a partner with Gowlings’ Ottawa office. His practice emphasizes professional and product liability, health law, and information technology matters. He counsels clients in a litigious and non-litigious setting. Additionally, he has an active interest in the application of information technology to professional practice, particularly in relation to…

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September 11, 2015

Peter Carayiannis

President and Founder, Conduit Law Professional Corporation Peter Carayiannis practiced law for several years at one of Canada’s largest national law firms as a corporate lawyer with experience across multiple industries and specific expertise in banking, finance and energy law. After leaving the traditional law firm environment, Peter focused on finding more efficient and effective…

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September 2, 2015

Michael Mills

Information Governance Architect, Veritas Michael is an information governance & eDiscovery expert at Symantec, providing best practices solutions to Fortune 1000 Corporate legal departments, IT professionals, and AMLAW 100 across all phases of the EDRM / IGRM. He is experienced in the enterprise software and professional services market as well as sales, with a proven track…

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August 24, 2015

Sojourner King

E-Discovery Counsel Sojourner King is a member of the litigation team in our Toronto office. Since 2008, her practice has focused on consulting and management of large and small files from an e-discovery perspective. She has significant experience in legal project management, class actions and large commercial litigation matters. Ms. King assists clients in matters…

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August 24, 2015

Susan Nickle

General Counsel and Director of Legal Services & Risk Management, London Health Sciences Centre As the General Counsel and Director of Legal Services & Risk Management for London Health Sciences Centre, Susan Nickle is responsible for the provision and management of legal services for the hospital, and provides legal and risk management advice to the…

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August 20, 2015

The Honourable Justice Newbould

The Honourable Justice Frank J.C. Newbould, Superior Court of Justice Justice Newbould was appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in 2006. He sits in the Commercial List in Toronto, which hears a wide variety of commercial cases including corporate amalgamations and reorganizations, proceedings for relief under business corporation legislation, including oppression actions, insolvency…

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August 18, 2015

Marina Bonifacic

As the Manager of Ediscovery at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Marina’s blended vendor and corporate experience has built a unique and leading Center of Expertise that services multiple departments across the enterprise—including Legal, Compliance, Human Resources, and Corporate Security Investigations. The Center, which oversees the EDiscovery process from identification through to review, also employs…

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July 29, 2015

Kelly Inglese

Director Litigation Support Services, Fasken Martineau With more than 20 years experience in the legal industry, Kelly is using her experience to build the legal practice support group at Fasken Martineau. Kelly’s focus is on the use of technology in litigation and her current role marks the third time that she has been engaged to…

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July 29, 2015

Stephen Thacker

National Director of eDiscovery Consulting, Ricoh Americas Corporation Steve Thacker is the National Director of Electronic Discovery Sales & Consulting for Ricoh USA, Inc. a global technology and litigation services provider, where he leads the national eDiscovery consulting team in developing and delivering solutions for both corporate and law firm clients to meet their strategic needs….

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July 29, 2015

David Greetham

David Greetham has testified as an expert on numerous occasions both nationally and internationally. Notably, David provided testimony in the landmark Coleman Holdings v Morgan Stanley case. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is a Certified Computer Crime Investigator by the High Tech Crime Network. David is a Certified…

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July 26, 2015

Deborah Miller

Manager, Litigation Support and Ediscovery, Lerners LLP Deborah Miller oversees and supports all litigation and technological service requirements for the Advocacy department that involve electronically stored information and eDiscovery. She combines her 22 year career as a Commercial Litigation Law Clerk and her exceptional skills as a project manager with her flair for technology to develop…

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July 26, 2015

Tiana Van Dyk

As the Manager of eDiscovery and Litigation Support at Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, Tiana works on implementing eDiscovery as a business process while proactively managing discovery costs. She works closely with clients to implement information management technologies, while defining standard procedures around the collection, processing, and production of client data. Tiana expertly manages projects…

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July 26, 2015

George Socha

President and Founder, Socha Consulting LLC George Socha is the president and founder of Socha Consulting LLC, an electronic discovery consulting firm; co-founder of ABIKOS; co-founder of Apersee; and co-founder of EDRM. In 2003 he and Tom Gelbmann launched the Socha-Gelbman Electronic Discovery Survey, now Apersee (apersee.com) and in 2005 they started EDRM (edrm.net). In…

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July 26, 2015

Kimberley Neeson

Kim Neeson, President of Neeson Court Reporting, has been reporting for over 30 years. Kim has worked in all levels of court and has reported a number of high profile cases, including R. v. Truscott, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery dispute, and the Nortel Networks bankruptcy trial. Kim has introduced technology to users of the legal…

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July 26, 2015

Maura Grossman

Maura R. Grossman is a Research Professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, as well as an eDiscovery attorney and consultant in New York. Previously, she was of counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where for 17 years, she represented Fortune 100 companies and…

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July 26, 2015

Master Calum MacLeod

Master, Superior Court of Justice, Ottawa Master MacLeod was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in 1998. As Master, he hears motions, conducts references and presides over settlement conferences and case conferences. Master MacLeod also holds the designation of Chartered Mediator and has been involved in resolving hundreds of disputes including personal injury, insurance…

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July 26, 2015

Martin Felsky

Martin Felsky is the National e-Discovery Counsel at the Firm. Martin provides the leadership, supervision and coordination of e-discovery projects from inception to completion, including planning, data collection, processing, review, and quality control on a national basis. Martin has advised clients and counsel in all types of legal proceedings including commercial litigation, class actions, arbitrations,…

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July 26, 2015

Doug Kaminski

Senior Director for Information, Huron Consulting Group With more than 20 years’ experience on four continents, Doug has extensive domain expertise in compliance, information governance, and eDiscovery. He specializes in helping organizations of all types and sizes, including large, highly-regulated companies and their outside counsel, make sense of information governance, data security, and eDiscovery. Doug has helped hundreds…

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