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Lawpro Magazine 11(5), December 2012
Volume 11, issue 5: December 2012

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FEATURES

New Year's resolutions for a healthier law practice and a new you
Regardless of your area of expertise or your particular practice challenges, we have resolutions to add to your New Year's list.
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DEPARTMENTS

Editorial: "Next year I will _________"
Need some resolutions for 2013? We have some.
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In the news
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Errors and omissions
E&O and R&R: Insurance planning for retirement
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InsuranceBiz
How the real estate bar entered the insurance business, or what happens when a lawyer is also an insurance intermediary
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Insurance matters
Innocent party coverage
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Temporary leave of absence
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TitlePLUS Program
TitlePLUS program celebrates its 15th anniversary; TitlePLUS program now on Facebook
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Applying for TitlePLUS coverage simplified
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In Practice

Casebook
Don't be trapped by old habits of thought - the limitations period for equitable claims is now two years
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Lawyers negligence actions - experts and pleadings
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Practice Tip
Avoiding communications-based claims: Some tips for litigators
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Book reviews: Reno your office, try new marketing techniques and guides to Microsoft Office programs
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Tech Tip
How to untag yourself on Facebook (and why you might want to)
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Social Media
LAWPRO goes social; Social media profile: Lisa Weinstein
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Lawpro Magazine 11(4), October 2012 Volume 11, issue 4: October 2012

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Lawpro Magazine 11(3), August 2012
Volume 11, issue 3: August 2012

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FEATURES

Inadequate investigation/discovery now #1 cause of claims
The message? Ask more. Dig deeper. Consider checklists.
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Diversify without dabbling
Before expanding your practice, expand your competence!
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What keeps you up at night?
Family lawyers answer our question
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Avoiding claims when serving clients on a budget
Can you lead your clients through the woods without falling into a malpractice trap?
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Domestic matters toolkit
A brand new practicePRO resource for family law lawyers
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         Supplement: Full version of the Domestic Contracts Matter Toolkit
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Getting the final document correct
A new checklist for commercial transactions
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Top 10 family law developments
Are they on your radar?
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DEPARTMENTS

Editorial: Top 10 reasons we're in a $100 million dollar world
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In the news
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Errors and omissions
Vicarious directors' liability?!?!
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Errors and omissions
Leaving your current firm
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Errors and omissions
Retiring from practice
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InsuranceBiz
Why we read the fine print from FSCO and OFSI
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In Practice

Casebook: Liability for client costs
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Casebook: Lessons learned, The Limitations Act, 2002
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Book review:
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Lawpro Magazine 11(2), May/June 2012
Volume 11, issue 2: May/June 2012

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In the news
Board, staff appointments and awards; media spotlight on TitlePLUS consumer education; ebriefs.
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Errors and omissions
An explanation of how LAWPRO supports mentoring by waiving deductibles and levy surcharges on claims arising out of mentoring relationships. PLUS mentoring resources to check out.
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In Practice

Practice tip
Common mistakes we see real estate lawyers making and how to avoid them.
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Tech tip
How to set your Facebook privacy settings to prevent Facebook from secretly sharing what you're watching and reading.
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Book review
Mastering iPad and LinkedIn - in an hour or less
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2011 Annual Review

President's Message
$101 million in claims costs: do we have your attention yet?
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E&O program: coverage and customer service
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E&O claims numbers
E&O claims top $90 million; claims are more frequent, costly with litigation and real estate leading the pack.
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E&O claims management: track record of success
80%+ claims closed without indemnity payment; recoveries stand at about $1 million; LAWPRO wins in court.
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E&O claims management: following through to recover costs
Three examples of successful recoveries.
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E&O claims management: how remedial action saves millions
Prompt remedial action by LAWPRO has mitigated, even eliminated, damage resulting from lawyers' errors.
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E&O claims management: LAWPRO defends lawyers
A sampling of cases in which LAWPRO defended lawyers in 2011.
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practicePRO program
Whether it was the AvoidAClaim blog (the "go-to" source for information on fraud) or any number of print, electronic and social media channels, LAWPRO stepped up its efforts to better equip lawyers to deal with emerging risk issues in 2011.
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TitlePLUS update
Careful claims, risk management, diligent recovery efforts and targeted marketing helped keep costs in check while allowing the TitlePLUS program to build for the future.
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Corporate social responsibility
An overview of the four principles that make up LAWPRO's new corporate social responsibility statement and how we acted on those principles in 2011.
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Financial results explained.
A summary of the key numbers from LAWPRO's income statements and what they mean.
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Lawpro Magazine 11(1), January 2012

Volume 11, issue 1: January 2012

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FEATURES

Finders & keepers: Recruiting and retaining the best talent
Top talent goes to where the best career path lies. Counsel Network's Cleo Kirkland outlines a strategic approach for attracting and keeping talented associates. Plus six law firms share their insights into how to recruit and retain top talent.
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Is this the job you want?
Doing well in the interview is about preparation: Career Coach Wendy Werner shares her tips on the right questions to ask and how to sell yourself.
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Lateral transfers: A conflicts checklist
Some pre-hire issues to consider to avoid potential conflicts of interest.
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Here today, gone tomorrow
The more mobile lawyers become, the more important it is that they - as well as their former and new firms - understand the insurance implications of lawyers moving firms. Also, risk issues to manage that relate to paralegals, in LLPs and "of counsel" lawyers.
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DEPARTMENTS

Editorial: How do we get your attention?
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In the news
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Errors and omissions
Unbundling legal services: Pitfalls to avoid. A discussion of the risks inherent in providing limited scope legal services. and how you can reduce your exposure to a claim when working for a client on an unbundled basis.
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InsuranceBiz
MCT + IFRS = more than the sum of its parts. Why these two acronyms may have more impact on LAWPRO than expected
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In Practice

Casebook: Unbundling and family law
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Casebook: Self-represented claimants and vexatious litigants
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Practice Tip: Tendering correctly: Preserve your client's rights (and avoid a claim!)
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Tech Tip: Essential Dos and Dont's for LinkedIn users
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Book review:
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Wellness resources for lawyers
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