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Lori Blundon


Lorie Blundon is the Manager of Secretarial Services at McMillan LLP. She has been working in the legal environment for over 20 years...

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Dr. David Weiss, PHD
President and CEO of Weiss International Ltd.,

David leads innovative consulting projects that generate effective strategy,

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Ron James
Award-Winning Comedian & Satirist

Hailed by critics from coast to coast, RON JAMES is Canada’s #1 selling comedian, whose ninety minute, laugh a second, physically driven performances, have consistently sold out theatres ...

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Karen Bell


A lawyer for almost 30 years, Karen blends her experiences as litigator, practice and risk advisor, and knowledge engineer to bring a creative yet practical approach to the challenges and opportunities of law firm management.

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Guy Bentley


Guy Bentley is a Principal and National Unit Head for the Individual Insurance Services business in Mercer. Prior to joining Mercer, Guy was a Financial Centre Manager at a major Canadian life insurer...

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Paul Byrne


Mr. Paul Byrne is a senior partner and trainer with Mackay Byrne Group; he is also a professor of communications skills in Ottawa, Ontario. As a professor, he’s been formally recognized for outstanding achievements in teaching and curriculum design

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Dr. Elaine Dembe


A compelling speaker, Elaine brings clarity to confusing times. Dr. Elaine Dembe is one of Canada's outstanding authorities on stress resiliency, longevity and motivation. She has an extraordinary ability to focus on the current issues blocking the path of the way we live and work ...

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Robert Hardie


Robert Hardie, CMA, FCMA is the Managing Director of the Management Counsel Group, a management consulting firm offering counsel exclusively to law firms. He began his legal management career in 1978 at a time when management by non-lawyers was uncommon and he was among the first to enter this newly created profession.



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Doug Jasinski


Doug Jasinski is the founder and Agency Principal of Skunkworks Creative Group Inc. (www.skunkworks.ca)

Skunkworks focuses on integrated marketing strategies for professional service firms with a heavy emphasis on the legal sector...


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John Kamphuis


John is Director of Information Technology at Patterson Law (www.pattersonlaw.ca). In 12 years at Patterson Law, John has selected and deployed the technologies that the firm depends on today...

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Tim McConnell


Tim McConnell, B.A, M.P.A., SPHR is a Senior HR Strategist with McConnell HR Consulting Inc. in Ottawa. He has over 25 years experience in Human Resources management...

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Dr. Brad McRae


Brad is the Director of the Atlantic Leadership Development Institute in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Kingston Jamaica. Brad has a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of British Columbia and a baccalaureate and master's degree from California State University. He is a registered psychologist, consultant, and best-selling author...

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Dan Won


Dan has been with Metafore for the past 4 years helping Metafore clients solve and improve their environment via software services...

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Dr. Larry Richard


Dr. Richard is the head of the Leadership & Organization Development Practice Group, which helps law firms and legal departments on people issues.....

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Todd Ritchie


Todd Ritchie is a Principal in the Health and Benefits Practice located in the Toronto office of Mercer and has over 10 years of experience in the consulting industry...

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