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About Tim Lemieux

Tim Lemieux Tim Lemieux is the Claims Prevention and Stakeholder Relations Coordinator at LAWPRO. He maintains and creates content for the AvoidaClaim blog (including fraud warnings), and analyses LAWPRO claims data to aid in the creation of the practicePRO initiative risk management presentations, articles and web content for lawyers.

He graduated from the University of Waterloo and joined LAWPRO in 2002. He previously worked as a Program Coordinator in LAWPRO's Customer Service department and as a TitlePLUS Claims Specialist.


Tim Lemieux's Posts

Equipment purchase scam using the names Takao Fujishiro and Polda Equipment Ltd

fraud-warning

Two Ontario firms have notified us that they received an email from the purported Takao Fujishiro of Polda Equipment Ltd looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be a bad cheque scam (with a real company likely being impersonated) that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Warnings, Equipment / Inventory Purchase Fraud

Contingency planning for lawyers: Do you have a plan in place for your practice?

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LAWPRO encourages lawyers to consider the impact that their unexpected death or incapacity would have on their practices, and to implement a plan to ensure that their clients continue to be served. The following article provides a good overview of issues lawyers should consider when making contingency plans. It originally appear in Hull & Hull… Read More »

Categories: Wills & Estates, Practice Aids, Law Practice Management

New York Times feature “The Lawyer, The Addict”

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The New York Times has published an excellent article called “The Lawyer, The Addict” about a lawyer who succumbed to a secret drug addiction and his ex-wife’s attempts to piece together how he could maintain a successful legal career while hiding his problems right to the very end. The article explores the toll drugs and… Read More »

Categories: Wellness and Balance

Equipment purchase scam using the name Wim Snippe and Idreco BV

fraud-warning

Two Ontario firms have notified us that they received an email from the purported Wim Snippe of Idreco BV looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be a bad cheque scam (with a real company likely being impersonated) that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Warnings, Equipment / Inventory Purchase Fraud

Equipment purchase scam using the name Michael Tornqvist

fraud-warning

Two Ontario firms have notified us that they received an email from the purported Michael Tornqvist looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be a bad cheque scam (with a real company likely being impersonated) that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawyer. In… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Warnings, Equipment / Inventory Purchase Fraud

Equipment purchase scam using the name Gerald Schotman

fraud-warning

Firms in Florida, Nevada and Idaho have notified us that they received an email from the purported Gerald Schotman looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be a bad cheque scam (with a real company likely being impersonated) that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Warnings, Equipment / Inventory Purchase Fraud
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