About Us

About Us

David KinnearThanks for stopping by and for your interest in what we’re doing. Let me explain a little.

The legal industry is embarked upon a decade of truly unprecedented change. Sound and visionary leadership – in all its many aspects – will be critical. High Performance Counsel provides a sounding board – for the many voices and perspectives that comprise the industry both now and in our collective future. It also serves as a leader-board – bringing into the spotlight those individuals, organizations and solutions that are leading the way and framing our future.

High Performance Counsel is a place to find authentic leadership on a range of issues, including that of leadership itself in a changing industry, a digital workplace and a global economy. We bring forward a rich and diverse tapestry of excellence – the practical, the philosophical, the technical and the visionary – so our readership, our industry and its many ultimate clients and customers are better informed and better served. We grow and learn together.

In such a busy industry it is all too easy for voices to be lost and positions to be misunderstood. In the quest for change, much new wisdom displaces conventional wisdom yet, perhaps, the combined wisdom is a better outcome. We all gain through discussion – a common sharing of thoughts, ideas, fears, ideals and opportunities. We gain through great leadership.

I invite you to enjoy the interviews, articles and white papers shared here – and the news we track. And if you would like to highlight your work, your technology or that of your organization – then do get in touch.

High Performance Counsel is for you. Welcome!

yours,

 

David Kinnear

CEO & Chief Conversationalist

 

On #BakersDozen: The Hon. Mr. Justice Graeme Mew In Interview With High Performance Counsel

On #BakersDozen: The Hon. Mr. Justice Graeme Mew In Interview With High Performance Counsel

On #BakersDozen High Performance Counsel interviews the Honourable Mr Justice Graeme Mew who was appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in December 2013. He sits on the senior trial court in Canada’s largest province, exercising civil, criminal and family jurisdiction – and also on the boards of the Ontario Superior Court Judges Association and the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada.

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On #BakersDozen: John Thacher of RICOH In Interview With High Performance Counsel

On #BakersDozen: John Thacher of RICOH In Interview With High Performance Counsel

We spoke with John Thacher of RICOH for this #BakersDozen interview. With 18 years in the industry, we were struck by his sound perspective on the future. He is enthusiastic about some of the newer, exciting elements and changing market dynamics. He speaks clearly, from experience, to today’s drivers in the modern legal economy: “Low price and high quality are now fully expected. Client service is once again becoming paramount in the client experience and their decisions to buy from a vendor a second time.”

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