Alysia Christiaen's Archive

Alysia Christiaen Would Definitely Be a Clinical Psychologist

Alysia Christiaen – The personal injury lawyer and partner answers some rapid-fire questions… If I weren’t a lawyer, I’d be: a clinical psychologist – I like helping people with their problems. Best career advice I’ve gotten: work hard to retire early. The three qualities that got me where I am today: a. empathy: I have […]...Read More

Norfolk General Hospital Foundation Golf Classic

A day of golfing, ice cream and …. deer! On Monday, July 17, I had the pleasure of golfing in the 28th annual Norfolk General Hospital Foundation Golf Classic. This is the fifth year that Lerners LLP has been a sponsor of this charity golf tournament. The three day tournament attracts hundreds of community minded […]...Read More

Personal Injury Lawsuits – Patience is a Virtue

One of the most common questions I receive from personal injury clients is “how long is my lawsuit going to take”. While every case is different, barring any extenuating circumstances, my response is that it will take between two to five years if we are able to settle the claim, and unfortunately longer than that […]...Read More

High Fashion and Community Spirit – Handbags for Hospice

What do you get when you put over 300 women and over 170 handbags in the same room? A really exciting fundraiser! On June 15, 2017, hundreds of women converged on the Lamplighter Inn for the Handbags for Hospice fundraiser to benefit St. Joseph’s Hospice. Lerners LLP has been the presenting sponsor for Handbags for […]...Read More

Tastings – London Health Sciences Foundation’s Signature Event

On Thursday, May 4, it may have been dull and dreary outside, but the London Hunt and Country Club was bright with the smiles of those enjoying delicious wine and food at Tastings. Lerners was again a sponsor of the Tastings fundraiser for the London Health Sciences Foundation. This black tie affair features wineries from […]...Read More

A Hair Affair for Parkinson’s – Pampering for a Purpose

A Hair Affair: It’s Not Cheating If It’s For A Good Cause. Giving back to the community we serve is important to the lawyers at Lerners. I have been on the board for the Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario since 2013. My grandfather had Parkinson’s which is what led me to volunteering with this organization. Lerners […]...Read More

Unbound Fashion Show 2017

On April 14, 2017, creativity truly was Unbound in London. Unbound 2017 – The Fanshawe College Fashion Design Program graduates debuted their final collections at the Norton Wolf School of Aviation Technology. I have attended this fashion show for the last five years and each time I am even more impressed with the inventiveness of […]...Read More

Eat & Drink Norfolk 2017

Food and wine and cider and beer…. these are a few of my favourite things! Eat & Drink Norfolk This weekend I was fortunate enough to attend Eat & Drink Norfolk and enjoy all of them. Tip – go early, with an empty stomach, and be prepared to spend a few hours there. There is […]...Read More

New Privacy Tort – When Private Images Are No Longer Private

With the advancements in technology, and the debilitating addiction to electronic devices plaguing most, the law has had to develop new causes of action to respond to the often devastating impact that the spread of private, and sometimes intimate, information can have. Most people can understand the Sloan Sabbith of The Newsroom response to a […]...Read More

Cracking the Glass Ceiling – One Discussion at a Time

Why Women’s Symposium? Many will question whether a women focussed-event is still necessary – hasn’t equity between the sexes been achieved? When one looks at Lerners LLP, the answer is as close to yes as any organization can hope to come. Lerners is one of the first law firms in Canada to achieve gender parity […]...Read More

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