The appeal ground of ineffective assistance by trial counsel is steadily on the rise, as most recently demonstrated by the Ontario Court of Appeal case R. v. Trought, 2021 ONCA 379. Lawyers need to know how to best protect themselves while complying with their ethical responsibilities to their former clients. The first step is to… Read More »Categories: Criminal Law, Online Only
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
Find a mentor or mentee: Many groups and associations around Ontario coordinate mentoring relationships between members. For new lawyers, finding a mentor that understands your specific goals and experiences is key to building useful and foundational relationships. For potential mentors, passing your knowledge and experience on to those who will most benefit from it is… Read More »Categories: Mentoring
Leading lawyers and expert law practice advisors share lessons learned and tips to date from our rapid shift to virtual practice, with a focus on how we can make our practices work better for ourselves, our teams and our clients.Categories: CPD
A continued conversation about managing our mental health. This session will address a range of issues, including how we can keep connected, find our mentors and supports, and tips and resources.Categories: CPD