Why should I consider incorporating my business?

The law views a corporation as a legal entity separate from its owners (i.e. the shareholders).

Mediation or Litigation?

Separations sever not only personal relationships they also break up the shared financial partnership of the couple.

I operate my business as a Corporation. Do I have to maintain a Minute Book?

Yes. Federally and provincially incorporated businesses are required by law to maintain and safeguard detailed and accurate business records in a form that is readily available.

I have a drinking problem and lost my job what can I do?

Three months ago I was sent home from work for being intoxicated. I have struggled with alcoholismfor the past two years. Yesterday, I was under the influence of alcohol when I attended work and my employer fired me. Is there anything I can do?

Collision Course: Nowhere to turn for CFL Players affected by concussion

Republished from the Hamilton Spectator: Brian Simo, personal injury lawyer contributes to the four part series by Steve Buist of the Hamilton Spectator.

Employees with disabilities are protected.

The Ontario Human Rights Code is not new and it is surprising that so many employers continue to run afoul of the obligations it imposes on them.

Contingency Fees should be simple and standard.

After making changes to referral fees and advertising, the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) is turning its attention to contingency fees.

Preserving electronic evidence with Anton Piller orders is on the rise.

Anton Piller orders – once regarded as an extreme measure to be rarely used – have grown in recent years, particularly in intellectual property and trade secret disputes.

Ruling may result in more uniform approach to bail.

Jeff Manishen writes about a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision that weighs in on the subject of judicial interim release pending trial has the potential to achieve significant changes to the criminal justice system  

Ontario Human Rights Commission tackles sexualized dress codes.

Employers should take a fresh look at their dress codes in the wake of an Ontario Human Rights Commission investigation, says Hamilton employment lawyer Jennifer Zdriluk.