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LAWPRO Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO) is owned by the Law Society of Upper Canada and is licensed to provide professional liability insurance and title insurance in numerous jurisdictions across Canada. Through its malpractice insurance program, LAWPRO insures over 25,000 practising lawyers in Ontario, as well as providing them with risk and practice management information under the practicePRO banner.

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Time Management Tips Tuesdays – Managing Deadlines

When considering taking on a new matter, immediately consider what key deadlines may apply. Limitation periods, contractual limitation periods and other deadlines need to be identified early to protect your client. Use practicePRO’s limitations and notice period resources to help manage these deadlines. Immediately diarize deadlines Immediately put deadlines in your calendar. Calculate with care:… Read More »

Categories: Limitations Claims

Family law updates from the Superior Court of Justice and LAWPRO


Family law lawyers – please note the following updates from the Superior Court of Justice: The SCJ’s Binding Judicial Dispute Resolution pilot for family cases is now available in Barrie, Oshawa, Peterborough/Cobourg/Lindsay, Cornwall, Ottawa and both regions in the north. Family lawyers in those regions should consider using it to reach a streamlined disposition of… Read More »

Categories: Family Law

Time Management Tips Tuesdays – Client and File Management

At the core of any practice, good communication includes: Setting client expectations for communication at the outset Setting the scope of services in writing (see here for sample retainer letters) Scheduling regular client updates. Consider email templates and tools which can help in regular client communication updates Documenting all instructions Confirming receipt of correspondence Being… Read More »

Categories: Risk Management & Claims Prevention

Free LAWPRO CPD: Tips for Advocates


This program is for advocates from all areas of practice. Learn from leading advocates from a range of practice areas and from LAWPRO counsel about practice trends and key advocacy tips. Download the program materials PDF. Speakers Click on each speaker’s name to read their bio. Juda Strawczynski, Director, practicePRO, LAWPRO Katie James, Claims Counsel,… Read More »

Categories: Civil Litigation

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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