To be a lawyer is to be accustomed to words. Files, contracts, factums, letters, memos, dictation, transcripts, dockets, emails, pleadings. Words. Some words seldom seen or used outside the parlance of the profession. A new lawyer isn’t simply licensed, they’re called. At which point they will hopefully not be hired by a client, but retained…. Read More »Categories: New Lawyer Issue
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
Our watch can track our heartbeat when we exercise; our fridge can order a dozen eggs when we’re running low; our cars can drive for us (or at least tell us when we drift out of our lanes); and our phone can recognize our face when we look at it. Every facet of our lives… Read More »Categories: Legal Technology, New Lawyer Issue
Remarks of the Chair The report that follows shows how our insureds can count on LAWPRO for stability, knowledge, and support during challenging times. One of the most stressful experiences in a lawyer’s career is when they discover they’ve made a mistake. On an annual basis, more than 3,000 lawyers call us to report a… Read More »Categories: 2023 May - Year in Review 2022, Articles
We returned to the office Yes, we physically returned to the office. While LAWPRO’s offices remained open throughout the pandemic, it was only in 2022 that all staff returned to regular attendance in the office through a hybrid work model. The opportunity to once again work side-by-side strengthened our team, helping us provide insureds with… Read More »Categories: 2023 May - Year in Review 2022, Articles