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Macs in Law: The Definitive Guide for the Mac-Curious, Windows-Using Attorney

Are you Mac-curious? The vast majority of lawyers and law practices still use Windows, but an increasing number are contemplating the switch to Mac, due to its reliability, usability, and security. However, authors Brett Burney and Tom Lambotte know that Macs may not be the best choice for every lawyer and law practice. Macs in… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Legal Technology

Quick summary of 2019 policy and key dates

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Base premium unchanged for 2019: $2,950 No change to transaction levies Default period reduced to 60 days Reinstatement fee increased to $300 Use of Designated Agencies discount expanded to consider proposed Civil Society Organizations How to renew your insurance You need to renew your insurance for the 2019 year. It will not happen automatically. Visit… Read More »

Categories: 2018 September - Insurance Issue 2019, Articles

Your 2019 program: Stable premiums, reliable insurance

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Base premium stable LAWPRO is pleased to report that the base premium for 2019 will remain unchanged at $2,950. As in previous years, there is no need to change the premium as our claims management and cost containment efforts, together with investment income, are expected to cover projected claims costs. No change to transaction levies… Read More »

Categories: 2018 September - Insurance Issue 2019, Articles

2019 insurance coverage for lawyers in private practice, sole practitioners and lawyers in association or partnership

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Standard insurance coverage The base program Eligibility: Required of all lawyers¹ providing services in private practice.² Coverage limit: $1 million per claim/$2 million in the aggregate (i.e., for all claims made in 2019), applicable to claim expenses, indemnity payments and/or costs of repairs together. Standard deductible: $5,000 per claim, applicable to claim expenses, indemnity payments… Read More »

Categories: 2018 September - Insurance Issue 2019

2019 insurance coverage for exempt lawyers

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• in-house corporate counsel • government lawyers, educators and others not in active private practice • retired lawyers, estate trustees, emeritus lawyers, judges and others no longer practising law • legal aid clinic lawyers (not directly employed by Legal Aid Ontario) • lawyers who engage in only occasional practice in Ontario and are resident in… Read More »

Categories: 2018 September - Insurance Issue 2019

Ultimate Guide to Adobe Acrobat DC

PDFs have become the standard in the legal and business communities for creating, analyzing, storing, and exchanging digital documents, and for filing documents in courts with electronic filing systems. Written by practitioners with extensive experience in using Adobe Acrobat DC for their firm, this book provides step-by-step instructions and screenshots showing users how to get… Read More »

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Lean Law Firm: Run Your Firm Like the World’s Most Efficient and Profitable Business

It’s a difficult world for law firms these days. Client demands, increased competition, and the distractions of technology can put pressure on any business. Law firms who try to respond with “traditional” firm management are perhaps more susceptible than any other business to falling victim to the chaos. But fortunately, there’s a solution. And it’s… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Firm Management, Topics

Remaking Law Firms: Why and How

The traditional law-firm business model has delivered technically excellent service at seemingly whatever cost. But the times have changed, with the global financial crisis only accelerating the price-down pressures, commoditization, and client demand for efficient, business-relevant services. To respond, law firms will have to go beyond cutting costs while preserving the general way they win… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Finances, Firm Management, Future of law, Topics
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