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Take your health and well-being to the next level with your Member Assistance Program


Are you ready to take your health and well-being to the next level? Homewood Health’s Member Assistance Program now offers The 12 Weeks to Wellness Program : a comprehensive, self-directed approach to support behaviour changes and includes access to life coaching, nutritional counselling, and a confidential health risk assessment over a 12-week period. You can… Read More »

Categories: Wellness and Balance

Amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct — Transactions with Clients


The following is from the Law Society of Upper Canada’s June 2016 e-Bulletin Resources for Lawyers. The Rules of Professional Conduct (the “Rules”) with respect to Doing Business with a Client (now called Transactions with Clients) were amended on May 26, 2016. New Definition The term “transaction with a client” is now defined in rule… Read More »

Categories: Communication Errors, Conflicts of Interest

Excess coverage protects growing real estate practices


Is your real estate practice growing? That’s a good thing. But keep in mind that your risk exposure may be growing along with it. A hot market can mean a higher transaction volume, unconditional offers, and shorter closing times. All of these factors place pressure on lawyers, and can increase the chance of an error… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate

How you can adjust your Facebook news feed preferences

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Are you wondering why you aren’t seeing more LAWPRO posts in your Facebook news feed? (or seeing too many posts from your Aunt Helga?). Facebook uses certain algorithms to decide what you see, and gives preference to companies who pay to get priority in your feed. With a few clicks, you can make changes to… Read More »

Categories: Technology

New in the practicePRO Lending Library: LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, 2nd edition

LinkedIn for Lawyers second edition

Since the first edition of LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers was published, LinkedIn has added almost 100 million users, and more and more lawyers are using the platform on a regular basis. Now, this bestselling ABA book has been fully revised and updated to reflect significant changes to LinkedIn’s layout and functionality made through… Read More »

Categories: Technology

Want to practice real estate more competitively AND comply with the Guidelines? Systemize!


Real estate practice is both highly competitive, and relatively risky (from a claims perspective). Lawyers eager to thrive in real estate will benefit from strategies that streamline their file management while making it easy to adhere to the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Residential Real Estate Transactions Practice Guidelines. In their article “The Law Society… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate

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