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Welcome to the practicePRO program
The practicePRO program provides risk management, claims prevention and law practice management information to Ontario lawyers. Our resources, precedents and checklists will help you take proactive steps to avoid a legal malpractice claim, and show you how to grow a successful and thriving law practice.
Key Resource Areas
Under Rule 48, registrars will dismiss five-year-old actions that have not been set down for trial without notice. The best strategy to pre-empt last minute catastrophes is to move files along in a timely manner and to set the matter down well within the five-year time limit. The longer a file drags on, the more… Read More »Categories: Admin dismissals/Rule 48, Areas of Law, Civil Litigation, Malpractice Errors, Topics
All matters are not created equal. Some are a challenge and if we’re lucky, some are a true pleasure. A few, however, make us go “ugh.” What happens to those matters? Many of them die a natural death, whether as deserving losses or, as in personal injury files, because a plaintiff’s health has recovered. But… Read More »Categories: Malpractice Errors, Time Management
After the event (ATE) insurance (a type of legal expense insurance) can help lessen the financial blow of a lost case for both the client and lawyer. Generally, the insurer will pay some amount of costs, fees, and/or disbursements should the client’s case lose. It is important to understand the specific policies and contracts involved… Read More »Categories: Areas of Law, Civil Litigation, Communications Errors, Conflicts of Interest, Malpractice Errors, Topics