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LAWPRO Magazine: 2018 May Year in Review 2017

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Editorial: Retiring President & CEO

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This is my last editorial for LawPRO Magazine. After 10 years as CEO it is time for me to retire from LAWPRO. The title of CEO comes with a certain reputation. One knows that opportunities for growth and development will be offered but also great expectations will need to be met. I faced both to… Read More »

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2017 Annual Review: Coverage

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Lowered premium proves successful; maintained for another year For the 2017 professional indemnity insurance renewal, LAWPRO introduced a $2,950 base premium, a $400 reduction from the year prior. Despite the lower premium, the company was able to meet its claims obligations on a roughly “break-even” basis – an approach made possible by the achievement of… Read More »

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Repairs: Putting Things Right For Our Insureds in 2017

The ideal way to handle errors is to repair them before they can cause any harm. Claim repairs have the potential not only to limit costs to the insurance program, but also to restore clients’ faith in the legal profession and to protect lawyers’ reputations. LAWPRO counsel repair claims in all areas of law, using… Read More »

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In Defence of Our Insureds in 2017


LAWPRO defends actions against lawyers and licensed paralegals practising in every area of the law. In our February issue, we highlighted 2017 civil litigation claims. Family law A plaintiff hired a lawyer to handle certain financial matters, including the drafting of a prenuptial agreement, in preparation for her upcoming marriage. It eventually came to light… Read More »

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practicePRO Program: 2017 Year at a Glance

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January What do homeowners really know about title insurance? We stopped commuters in downtown Toronto to ask. The results were amusing and illuminating, and the video is available on LAWPRO’s YouTube channel as part of our public awareness campaign to educate the public on the role of lawyers. February We released two issues of LAWPRO… Read More »

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2017 Annual Review: TitlePLUS Program

Pre-underwritten title insurance for new builds New Home Program and New Condo Select were developed with you in mind. With the TitlePLUS department underwriting specific new home and residential condo developments in Ontario, it’s quick and easy for you to obtain title insurance policies for your purchaser and lender clients – while saving on disbursement… Read More »

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2017 Annual Review: Corporate Social Responsibility Comes Into Its Own

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LAWPRO’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) experience has grown with our business. Our wellness, outreach, and charitable programs are evolving organically, driven by employee interest and engagement. Simply put, our CSR program is a natural and self-sustaining part of our corporate culture and identity. The following article highlights our activities in 2017. Fostering the legal profession… Read More »

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Land Acknowledgement

The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.

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