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In This Issue of LAWPRO Magazine

Facing stress with mindfulness and being in the moment

Whether it’s a big move across the county, receiving an unexpected medical diagnosis, being awarded a promotion at the firm or something else – it’s likely you’ve faced moments of substantial change in your life. When these changes occur, regardless of if they’re planned or a surprise, they can lead us to feel stressed, overwhelmed,… Read More »

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The case of the delayed will

In the legal profession, time management is a critical component of risk management. Effectively managing time, from handling daily tasks to progressing case files, can greatly impact the quality of legal services provided. Yet, achieving effective time management is often easier said than done, given the pressures of a packed schedule, unexpectedurgent matters, and the… Read More »

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Called to the Bar? Time to think about insurance

LAWPRO’s Kim Barbosa hears lots of questions from friends and colleagues about LAWPRO insurance and the responsibilities of a new lawyer. Kim articled at LAWPRO and will rejoin the company as Associate Claims Counsel following her upcoming call to the bar. Below she puts some of these questions and concerns to LAWPRO Unit Director and… Read More »

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Excess: No time like the present

Over time, you may find your practice has changed enough that you want to consider higher E&O limits. Below, are some of the most common ways the effect of time has encouraged law firms to apply for LAWPRO Excess coverage, which currently offers limits of $1M/$2M/$3M/$4M and $9M beyond the base $1M per claim and… Read More »

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Six time-saving Office 365 tips

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Dictation in Microsoft Word If you are a hunt-and-peck typist and prefer to dictate (and you are using Word in Office 365), try speaking your text if you have a laptop or PC with the microphone activated. Open a document and place your cursor where you want to start dictating. Click Home on the top… 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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