Anita Balakrishnan

Anita Balakrishnan

Anita Balakrishnan is the website and newsletter editor at Law Times—breaking news on Ontario’s legal scene—as well as a contributor to Canadian Lawyer magazine. Law Times covers more than a dozen practice areas that impact Ontario’s lawyers, with topics ranging from insurance law to real estate regulation; alongside trends at the Law Society of Ontario and Ontario’s Attorney General.

Her writing specialties include law, technology, and finance. Before joining Law Times, she was a journalist covering business and technology for CNBC.com and has had work appear in NBCNews.com, Yahoo Finance, and in USA Today.

She has a master’s degree in Business and Economic Reporting from New York University’s school of journalism and Stern school of business. She also has an undergraduate degree from the University of Denver with majors in economics and environmental science.

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A bellwether for COVID’s access to justice crisis: Court reporting industry’s transformation

A bellwether for COVID’s access to justice crisis: Court reporting industry’s transformation

Recent ingenuity nothing new for stenographers

Selling your condo — to pay neighbours’ legal fees?

Selling your condo — to pay neighbours’ legal fees?

A recent Superior Court of Justice decision in Ontario could be interpreted as a ‘gamechanger’ for condo law

Lawyers can hold off paying fees for law society, LawPRO until June

Lawyers can hold off paying fees for law society, LawPRO until June

COVID-19 causing 'financial stress' for lawyers

Lawyers deemed essential — but LSO urges remote work ‘wherever feasible’

Lawyers deemed essential — but LSO urges remote work ‘wherever feasible’

A directive from the Ontario government to close workplaces spared lawyers — but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are flocking back to the office

Limitation periods suspended; law society guides on identity verification

Limitation periods suspended; law society guides on identity verification

OBA, MAG, LSO and FOLA release key updates as social distancing closes courts and offices

IP lawyers guide clients through drug pricing framework transition

IP lawyers guide clients through drug pricing framework transition

FOCUS ON IP - Changes proposed by the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board

New judges: Justice MacLeod elevated to regional senior judge; Crown Cameron joins bench

New judges: Justice MacLeod elevated to regional senior judge; Crown Cameron joins bench

Shuffle of the judiciary at Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice

COVID-19 reaction: Law offices shutter and solo litigators try to stay afloat with remote work

COVID-19 reaction: Law offices shutter and solo litigators try to stay afloat with remote work

Lawyers volunteered legal services online or by phone to bolster public health plan

With jury trials on hold amid COVID containment, lawyers look to resolve disputes fairly and safely

With jury trials on hold amid COVID containment, lawyers look to resolve disputes fairly and safely

Judge-alone trials or more lenient bail could stem delays, support health says CLA president

Behind closed doors, Ontario legal clinics face high-pressure negotiations amid provincial plan

Behind closed doors, Ontario legal clinics face high-pressure negotiations amid provincial plan

Ontario’s legal aid plan shifts the power behind the scenes, law professors say