About Katie James
Katie James is a Claims Counsel at LAWPRO in the Primary Professional Liability Department working within LAWPRO’s New Claims Unit. Katie has also worked in the Specialty Claims Department at LAWPRO.
In addition to her management of a professional negligence claims portfolio Katie enjoys speaking on topics of interest to the profession on risk prevention and in particular on immigration and criminal topics.
Prior to joining LAWPRO, Katie was both a criminal and civil litigator.
Katie James's Posts
Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claims – LAWPRO is here to help
The appeal ground of ineffective assistance by trial counsel is steadily on the rise, as most recently demonstrated by the Ontario Court of Appeal case R. v. Trought, 2021 ONCA 379. Lawyers need to know how to best protect themselves while complying with their ethical responsibilities to their former clients. The first step is to… Read More »Categories: Criminal Law
This is not a claim, but…
At LAWPRO we often get explanations from insureds as to why they feel their matter is not reportable to LAWPRO. Commonly we hear the following: “There is no claim against me. No one has commenced an action, there is no litigation. So, there is no claim”. This article by Katie James, Claims Counsel at LAWPRO,… Read More »Categories: LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage, Criminal Law, Immigration