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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.

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Editorial: A careful balance

Editorial: A careful balance

My first year as CEO has flown by. It seems like just yesterday that I was writing remarks as the incoming President & CEO for the 2017 Year in Review issue of LAWPRO Magazine. I believe it was a successful year of transition, for both me and the company, and I would like to thank… Read More »

Categories: Articles, Editorials

2018 Financial results explained

2018 Financial results explained

Net premiums: $107.5 million We kept our base premium unchanged this year, and that consistency is reflected in 2018’s net earned premiums of $107.5 million being only slightly below last year’s result. Since the number of practising lawyer full-time-equivalents (FTEs) is a solid 27,323, which is slightly higher than expected, the small reduction in net… Read More »

Categories: Articles, Year in Review

E&O program review: Risk in the balance

E&O program review: Risk in the balance

When it comes to long-term trends in the quantity and causes of malpractice claims, slow and steady are positive descriptors. While many things in the legal profession could stand to move at a faster pace, predictable changes to potential risks allow LAWPRO to adequately plan for future costs and outlays by balancing them against premiums,… Read More »

Categories: Articles, Errors & Omissions, Year in Review

Ensuring good services with good service

Ensuring good services with good service

LAWPRO’s Underwriting & Customer Service department supports the primary program at LAWPRO, just like a sales department and customer help-line in a typical insurance company. A new record is established soon after a lawyer is called to the Ontario bar, and existing records are adjusted as lawyers move their practice, or move out of private… Read More »

Categories: Articles, Year in Review

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