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Christine Holmes - Lawyers In House

Christine Holmes LL.B, JD

General Counsel & CEO / Founder of

Christine is the CEO and Founder of, a virtual law firm comprised solely of in-house counsel. (“LIHDC”) provides companies with a more cost effective, creative and business minded approach to legal services. LIHDC advises start-ups, mid-size national clients and large global companies on a broad range of legal and strategic management issues. LIHDC also provides an opportunity for lawyers to work remotely, with flexible hours, and achieve a balanced lifestyle. Prior to founding LIHDC, Christine held in-house positions at Cineplex Entertainment and PepsiCo.

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Independent Contractor or Employee? - Ask a Lawyer! 

President / Founder of SpriggHR, Jilaine Parkes discusses with Christine Holmes LL.B, JD, General Counsel and CEO / Founder of, a key concern for many employers in today’s ever-changing workforce. 

Should you hire an independent contractor or a full-time, permanent employee?

Topics covered include:

  • Legal definitions of an independent contractor vs employee
  • Changing laws in Canada and the U.S.
  • When to engage a contractor
  • Associated risks if you hire under the wrong pretenses
  • Recent, relevant cases
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Articles by Christine Holmes


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