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New Year’s resolutions for a healthier law practice and a new you

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The start of a new year is a time for self-reflection and self-improvement. Many of you will think about making changes in your personal and work lives. But while you all have good intentions, it can be difficult to break old habits, especially when you are running hard on the treadmill of a busy life… Read More »

Categories: 2012 December Resolutions, Articles, Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Difficult clients, Family, Features, Finances, Legal Technology, Marketing, Practice Tips, Real Estate, Time Management, Wellness, Wills & Estates

Getting the final document correct: The rationale for using a checklist for commercial transactions

Many commercial matters involve the preparation of one or more documents. These documents are drafted based on communications between the parties to the document and/or their respective lawyers, the specific circumstances of the matter and applicable substantive law. While the majority of commercial deals in Ontario are concluded without difficulties, all too often LAWPRO sees… Read More »

Categories: 2012 August Checklists, Articles, Checklist, Corporate Law, Features

LAwPRO defends lawyers in diverse areas of practice

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While it may seem that a large number of LAwPRO claims arise from real estate transactions and routine personal injury litigation, we actually defend claims against a broad spectrum of Ontario lawyers – and in courts ranging from the small claims court to the Court of Appeal. Regardless of the forum or area of law,… Read More »

Categories: 2012 May/June - Year in Review 2011, Articles, Casebook, Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, Family, Tax

Is anyone listening? Preventing communications claims

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It’s easy to prevent communications breakdowns: So why is this consistently the #1 source of claims for LAWPRO? No matter what the area of practice, the number one source of claims at LAWPRO is a breakdown in communication between the lawyer and client. And those numbers are increasing. Between 2005 and 2010, more than 4,200… Read More »

Categories: 2011 Fall Communications, Articles, Civil Litigation, Communications Errors, Corporate Law, Family, Features, Inadequate Investigation, Real Estate, Wills & Estates
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