Sovereign Citizens Aka Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument (opca) Litigants

We have previously advised you of our concerns with lawyers notarizing and commissioning materials prepared by sovereign citizens. We can now refer you to two recent decisions of the NS Supreme Court in actions where we were seeing these filings …

Are Your Trust Ledgers Protected By Solicitor-client Privilege?

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court has said just that, that privilege applies to protect your trust ledgers from disclosure …

Mail Fraud Targets Ns Firm

A local firm recently advised us that they were contacted by police about incidents of mail fraud potentially affecting the firm’s clients. The mail was stolen from several addresses, a common element being that the addresses in issue were rural addresses, i.e., a driveway mailbox, or a mailbox attached to someone’s house, i.e., not a mail slot in the door …

Law Society Of Alberta Launches 'staying Safe: How To Manage Threats And Physical Violence Risks In The Legal Profession'

Lawyers being subjected to threats or physical violence while carrying out their work is a growing concern. It is important that lawyers take proactive steps to minimize the potential for experiencing harm and have a plan should they find themselves in an unsafe situation …

Nslap Wellness: Navigating Panic Disorder

“In this article, we’ll look at the concept of a panic attack versus panic disorder. Not everyone who experiences a panic attack will have panic disorder, but those with panic disorder will often experience repeated panic attacks …”

Lians Seeking Mentors

Do you have a minimum of nine years of experience and are interested in volunteering your time to provide support and guidance to another member? LIANS is currently seeking mentors of all backgrounds for its Mentorship Program.

Register At Lians.ca To View Your Mandatory Policy, Report A Claim, And More

Register to submit an online claim report, review your mandatory insurance policy, and access your meeting materials (if you are a LIANS Committee member) …