The law changes, and so do the tools and technologies we use to provide legal services. For lawyers whose training is steeped in precedent and in identifying risks, there can be understandable hesitation and concern about moving to a new process or technology. This article addresses the key concerns that lawyers, paralegals and legal professionals… Read More »Categories: Legal Technology
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
It can be difficult to stay up-to-date on new developments and ideas in the practice of law when there is already so much to do in the day. Subscribing to interesting and educational legal podcasts can keep you informed as well as entertained (especially during a long commute). Here are four current podcasts that can… Read More »Categories: Articles, Education / Continuing Professional Development, New Lawyer Issue
It’s sometimes said that law school doesn’t fully prepare students for most of their actual work as a lawyer. No class teaches students how to get through a heated phone call with difficult opposing counsel or how to collect outstanding accounts from a tardy client. No class teaches students how to get clients, for that… Read More »Categories: Articles, Law students/new lawyers, New Lawyer Issue
Professional liability claims can take the wind out of the sails of anyone’s legal career, but can be especially demoralizing for a new lawyer. Your best chance at avoiding claims is to develop great working habits right from the start. Here are some practice ‘resolutions’ that you may want to consider. Want more? Read the… Read More »Categories: Articles, Content Type, LAWPRO Magazine, LAWPRO Magazine Article Type, New Lawyer Issue, Student