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The top downloads of 2016 from practicepro.ca

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At the end of each year we at practicePRO take a look at what articles, checklists, tips, and other resources had the most downloads. As always, the list contains many resources that remain popular year after year (e.g. our retainer precedents, ILA checklist and Fraud Fact Sheet. There were also 7 new additions to the… Read More »

Categories: Precedents, Legal Technology, Practice Aids, Technology, Law Practice Management

New lawyer cyber dangers and how to avoid them

Like the local bank, your practice holds valuable information and money. Your computer systems may contain client information, trade secrets, and intellectual property. Your trust accounts have large sums of money. A cyber breach or trust account theft will harm your clients and potentially cripple your practice. Security guards, specialized safes, and sophisticated procedures protect… Read More »

Categories: Technology

Is this the job you want? How to find the right fit – and then sell yourself in the interview

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On the face of it, interviewing should not be all that difficult – particularly for lawyers. As members of a profession who primarily make their living either writing or speaking, the idea that having a conversation about your interests and abilities in your own profession sounds both logical and easy. But throw the words “job… Read More »

Categories: Career Management


LAWPRO key dates for 2017

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Below are the important dates Ontario lawyers should be aware of with regards to their LAWPRO insurance coverage, such transaction levies, renewals and the LAWPRO risk management credit. Watch for additional reminders in your inbox as these dates get closer (and ensure LAWPRO is “whitelisted” in your email inbox settings. January 31, 2017 Real estate… Read More »

Categories: LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage


AvoidAClaim enters The Clawbies Hall of Fame

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AvoidAClaim is proud to be inducted into the new Clawbies Hall of Fame, after a number of years as winner and runner-up. The Clawbies (now in their 11th year) were created by Slaw.ca founder Steve Matthews to draw attention to Canadian law blogs and encourage more of us to develop them. Here is the announcement… Read More »

Categories: Announcements

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