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What are my insurance options if I need to take a temporary leave of absence from practice?

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You can apply for Exemption ‘C’ under the LAWPRO Program if you are taking a temporary leave of absence from practice. The leave may be up to five years for family reasons or illness and two years for other reasons. This exemption is for a temporary leave of absence only, meaning you must intend to… Read More »

Categories: 2020 January - Finding Your Way, Articles, Checklist, FAQs, LAWPRO policy

Are individuals acting as general counsel to their law firms required to have LAWPRO insurance?

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While general counsel have been commonplace in corporate settings for years, it is now becoming more common for law firms to have someone working in a “general counsel” capacity. There is a wide variety in the types of work done by law firm general counsel. Among other things, it can involve advice on human resources… Read More »

Categories: 2017 May - 2016 Annual Review, Articles, FAQs, LAWPRO policy

Understand how changing your practice status affects your insurance needs

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A few of our most common questions about changes to practice status I may be taking a leave of absence from my practice. Do I have to continue to purchase insurance coverage? If you are planning a temporary leave from practice, you may become exempt from the requirement to buy insurance. If you meet the… Read More »

Categories: 2017 February Neuroscience, FAQs, LAWPRO Magazine, LAWPRO Magazine Article Type, LAWPRO policy

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