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LAWPRO Magazine: 2013 September practicePRO 15th

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More from the 2013 September practicePRO 15th Issue



Happy birthday, practicePRO 3

“You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink”: LAWPRO’s practicePRO program has proven for the last 15 years that if you make the “drink” relevant, practical and timely, many will take at least a sip and some will gulp it down. The introduction of the practicePRO program as a risk… Read More »

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Making the application process easier and quicker: Streamlined TitlePLUS underwriting for many residential properties over $1 million 6

Constantly looking for ways to improve processes, we are pleased to provide an easier application process for some residential properties in Ontario over the $1 million mark. Our standard automated underwriting now applies to the following types of properties (for purchase, mortgage-only and OwnerEXPRESS policies): New and resale condominiums, up to $2 million; New homes… Read More »

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The TitlePLUS conundrum: Can you help? 7

“Everything we do supports lawyers” – that’s the tag line on a brochure that the TitlePLUS program released several years ago. While owned and underwritten by LAWPRO, the TitlePLUS initiative was designed by members of the Ontario real estate bar and intended to have a symbiotic relationship with the bar. By providing an excellent scope… Read More »

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Mental illness and lawyers: Moving from stigma to solutions 8

Legal professionals struggling with mental illness often do so in silence – especially in the workplace. They fear the loss of their jobs, their professional reputations or even their licences. As a result, they don’t seek the help they need – often, with catastrophic results. In 2011, mental illness cost Canadian business six billion dollars… Read More »


Our social media platforms through the ages 9

In continuing with the 15th anniversary theme, we decided to take a look back on how far LAWPRO and practicePRO have come in participating in the social media world. The AvoidAClaim blog has been providing lawyers with current information and tips on avoiding malpractice claims since 2009. One of the most popular features of the… Read More »

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